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Fast talker for ALFED Annual Dinner

ALFED has announced the guest speaker for its 2016 Annual Dinner.  Former land speed record holder Richard Noble OBE will address the event on 15 September, at Tortworth Court in Gloucestershire. The Aluminium Federation Annual Dinner attracts around 200 attendees, from across the UK’s aluminium industry and allied organisations.    Richard Noble withThrust

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Why should SMEs innovate?

The Aluminium Federation is  looking forward to hosting its first SME Innovation Day on Tuesday, 8 March 2016, where we will be engaging with ALFED members and other interested companies on a number of innovation topics including: Developing an innovation culture Why innovation should flow UP the supply chain How to capitalise on funding opportunities The importance of automation The

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Aluminium Federation welcomes new President

  The Aluminium Federation has welcomed its 37th President.   Adrian Platt, managing director of Whitchurch-based environmental services company Befesa UK, succeeds Simon MacVicker, managing director of Bridgnorth Aluminium.   Born in Liverpool in 1966, Adrian’s career began as an industrial process chemist. He was promoted swiftly, eventually becoming group manufacturing

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Aluminium Federation strengthens technical team

Jan Lukaszewski joins ALFED as technical manager, bringing experience of metallurgy, metals forming, heat treatment and processing with extensive practical knowledge of automotive subcomponent manufacturing and finishing. This experience was gained within companies such as Senior Engineering, Tyco and Caparo Industries, and extends into carbon composites, automotive lightweighting and crash

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China Crisis?

ALFED's European partner, European Aluminium, is part of AEGIS, a group working to resist proposals to grant China Market Economy Status (MES) with the European Union. AEGIS has identified areas where MES for China would have an impact on European industry. This document may be found here.

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