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Almex USA to Supply Complete Greenfield Casthouse to Kobe Steel Group

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Buena Park, California, USA – March 2017 – Almex USA Inc. has announced its selection as the technology and equipment provider for a U.S. subsidiary of the Kobe Steel Group. The new greenfield Casthouse facility, presently under construction in Bowling Green, Kentucky, will be owned and operated by Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. […]

Almex Premiers Its First Process Video on LARS®

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Buena Park, California, USA – October, 2014 – Almex USA Inc. has announced the premier of its first aluminum casthouse process video for its state-of-the-art LARS® aluminum degassing and purification system (LARS stands for Liquid Aluminum Refining System).
In an effort to simplify some of the mystery around casthouse equipment, this video is the first […]

Almex USA MiniCast™ System Converts On-Site Extrusion Scrap into Quality Billet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Buena Park, California, USA – August, 2014 – A leading supplier of state of the art aluminum casthouse equipment and technology, Almex USA has been featured in Light Metal Age’s August 2014 issue for its micro-casthouse technology, MiniCast™, that helps aluminum fabricators convert on-site scrap into high-quality billet.
At its core, MiniCast is a complete “mini” aluminum […]

Almex USA Hires New Sales Manager for Its Growing Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Buena Park, CA – July, 2014 – Almex USA Inc. announced it has expanded its sales team with the recent hire of James “Jim” Madgett. Effective the 1st of July, Jim will serve as Sales Manager for Almex’s growing product line of aluminum DC casthouse equipment, technology, and services.

“Almex is excited to welcome Jim […]

#5DaysOfSafety, 5 Safety Tips, One Ultimate Goal

So what is this #5DaysofSafety?
If you missed Almex’s introductory post, check it out here.

Click on the “+”  to expand each day’s post.

Every casthouse should maintain safety policies & procedures that are catered to its unique needs in addition to statutory and regulatory obligations. One size does not fit all, here. The information listed above […]

#5DaysOfSafety Tips for a Safer Aluminum Casthouse

In light of The Aluminum Association’s annual Regional Casthouse Safety Workshop taking place June 11th & 12th in Ontario, Calif., Almex USA is launching the #5DaysOfSafety campaign to promote safety awareness for aluminum casthouse operations.
To kick off #5DaysOfSafety, Almex is releasing an infographic outlining five (of the many) safety tips to consider when working with molten aluminum.  Almex will also be releasing […]

Almex Presents at Brazil’s ExpoAluminio on Aerospace Aluminum

Come listen to our very own Director of Strategic Initiatives and Corporate Development, Mr. Subramanian Arumugam, give a special presentation this Tuesday São Paulo, Brazil! The talk is scheduled for 3:30pm during the Congress Proceedings of the ExpoAluminio Conference and Exhibition. For more information, click here for a direct link to the organizer’s website.
If you’re going to […]

Repeat Billet Casting Equipment Customers, a Measure of Almex Quality and Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Buena Park, California – March, 2014 – Further strengthening its position as the leading provider of aerospace-grade aluminum casthouse machinery and technology, Almex is proud to announce that it has undertaken its fourth contract from a very well-known player in the global aluminum market. The customer, one of the largest aluminum extrusion companies in […]

Almex Announces New Product Offering to Automation System Lineup: AMAS™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Buena Park, California – October, 2013 – Having accurate information delivered to the right people and at the right time has long been a need of management personnel in any industry. In today’s era of high speed communication, nearly every casthouse manager is already outfitted with an incredible tool for automation system monitoring- their […]

Almex Sets World Record with Its 52 inch Billet Mold Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Buena Park, California – August, 2013 – Affirming its position as the industry leader in advanced aluminum direct chill (DC) casting technologies, Almex has announced the successful commissioning of the world’s latest billet mold measuring 52” (1320 mm) diameter. The casting, which was conducted at an undisclosed customer’s location, weighs over 210 lbs per […]