AMAG – the biggest company in the Austrian aluminium sector – officially commissioned its new cladding facility, the company announced on Monday 11 February. The new facility is part of the “AMAG 2020” expansion project with the company making significant investments to secure its position on the European market.
In cooperation with the Austrian companies Fill and Fronius, AMAG invested over EUR4 million to fit the plant with two fully automated welding robots. The new facility will be capable of processing material in excess of two metres in width making it attractive for the future production of clad aviation materials.
“The new plants expands our technological expertise and boosts our competitive strengths. With special multi-layer material composites made of aluminium, we are meeting the future requirements of our customers, especially from the heat exchanger and aviation industries,” commented Helmut Wieser, CEO of AMAG.
The facility is a fully automated cladding station for multilayer material composites made of aluminium to meet demands from customers in the heat exchanger and aviation industries. AMAG has also invested in a new cold rolling mill and a number of other plant projects.
AMAG is an Austrian supplier of aluminium cast and flat rolled products for the aircraft, automotive, sports equipment, lighting, mechanical engineering, construction and packaging industries. AMAG also holds a 20 per cent interest in the Canadian smelter Alouette which produces primary aluminium. With around 1,880 employees, the company achieved revenues of EUR 1,036 million and an operating result of EUR 164.5 million in the 2017 financial year.
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