Hindalco-Almex Aerospace Limited, A New Platform for Aerospace Aluminum in India


Buena Park, California – April, 2010 – An open house for the Hindalco-Almex Aerospace Limited (HAAL) greenfield casthouse took place at the new facility in Aurangabad, India on March 4, 2010. The state-of-the-art facility is designed to manufacture aluminum billet for aerospace, defense, and other specialized applications. The construction of such a facility in particular is recognition of the growing importance of the Indian market to the global aerospace industry.

The celebratory event numbered delegates from twenty companies, including various downstream and end customers of HAAL from the aerospace sector. The impressive mix of attendees represented the forging, extrusion, and machining sectors, as well as representation from system integrators and OEMs. Attendees from overseas and various parts of India made their way to this Western India town, (approximately 200 miles from Mumbai) in the state of Maharashtra. Aurangabad, already an important tourist hub and key manufacturing base for the automotive and pharmaceutical sectors, now has an additional tag of being a vital center for aerospace grade aluminum production in India … (more in full .pdf article below)


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