When Ford went aluminum, it was solid gold for Alcoa

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Alcoa had tried for a couple of decades to persuade carmakers to produce a high-volume vehicle with an aluminum body.... Read More »


As automakers use more aluminum, can providers expand fast enough?

8:53 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2014
With automakers' demand for aluminum growing explosively as they seek to improve fuel efficiency, aluminum providers are selling out their automotive capacity almost as fast as they can build new plants, raising the question of whether some car makers could be caught short in the future.... Read More »


OEMs press Alcoa to share aluminum-bonding process

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
At the request of automakers, Alcoa Inc. is making its patented Alcoa 951 bonding process available to competitors who also supply aluminum to the auto industry.... Read More »


Alcoa breaks ground on $275 million Tennessee plant expansion

4:41 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2013
Aluminum supplier Alcoa, struggling to keep up with automakers' growing demand for the lightweight metal, has broken ground on a $275 million expansion of its plant in Alcoa, Tenn.... Read More »


Alcoa plans to expand Tenn. plant to meet automotive demand

10:04 am U.S. ET | May 2, 2013
Alcoa, the nation's largest aluminum producer, will expand a plant in Tennessee to meet increasing demand for the lightweight metal in cars and trucks.... Read More »


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