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Celebrating the Alu D&T Challenge winners

Winners of the 2015-16 Alu D&T Challenge, a design competition for 11 to 14 year olds, were announced at a prize-giving event at Thinktank Science Museum in Birmingham recently. The national schools’ competition, linked to the Design and Technology curriculum at Key Stage 3, helps teach pupils about the material properties and sustainability potential of aluminium by challenging

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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 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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