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Linamar Corporation (Guelph, Ontario) announced it has filed conditional offers with the Commercial Court in Paris to acquire assets of Societe Aveyronnaise de Metallurgie S.A. (Viviez, France) and F.V.M. Technologies S.A. (Villers-la-Montagne) from bankruptcy, and 100% of the outstanding shares of Alfisa Technologies, S.L.U. (Barcelona) for approximately 6 million Euros. […]

Linamar Looking to Expand European Operations






Nemak, which provides lightweighting for the world’s automotive industry, opened a high-pressure diecasting facility in Monterrey, Mexico. Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto presided over the event. According to a news release, the plant’s technology will support production of aluminum automotive components, primarily engine blocks, transmission cases and structural components. There […]

Nemak Opens Plant in Mexico




Aluminum from the state-of-the-art facility will help lightweight millions of new cars each year – enabling them to further curb emissions. The new automotive line in Grevenbroich Germany, is one of Hydro’s strategic investments in European industry. Car makers increasingly use aluminum to lightweight their vehicles and curb emissions. As […]

Hydro Opens EUR 130 Million Automotive line in Germany