The Toyota RAV4 helped define the crossover SUV segment when it first came to the U.S. 22 years ago. Today, it is the best-selling non-pickup-truck in America. Novelis announced this week that it is supplying this best-selling vehicle with aluminum for its hood, fenders and lift gate from our facility in Oswego, New York.
Over the past 50 years, growth of the aluminum flat rolled product (FRP) industry has been heavily fueled by the adoption of the aluminum beverage can. Major global and domestic brands have used the aluminum can as the packaging container of choice for several decades and that trend shows no signs of stopping. With a steady global growth projection of four to five percent in 2016, aluminum beverage can sheet is still king in the FRP marketplace and remains a key strategic business for Novelis, the world leader in rolled aluminum products. As the only global producer and recycler of […]
Aluminum has been used in construction for roughly a century, but was ushered into the modern age of building when it was extensively used to construct the Empire State Building in New York City. Now, Novelis aluminum panels and pre-painted aluminum products – such as our new Coloris™ product in Asia – provide architects with a material that can turn buildings into works of art. Here are some recent highlights of Novelis aluminum being used to make structures standout. Zhuhai Yanlord Riverside Centre – China The Zhuhai Yanlord Riverside Centre in Zhuhai, China, will consist of five skyscrapers, whose facades […]
Youngjin Steel is featuring Novelis aluminum sandwich panels at its plant and a showroom in Dangjin, South Chungcheong Province, Korea. The Dangjin Plant chose aluminum sandwich panels for roofing and walls. Aluminum shingles used on the roof reduce the weight of the roofing materials on the substructure compared to steel shingles and thus deliver cost savings in the facility’s construction. The plant also used aluminum sandwich panels for the main wall cladding and juxtaposed the sandwich panels with color steel panels to create a visual contrast between the two materials. Youngjin Steel took advantage of the aluminum sandwich panels’ light […]