Alexin Starts Production of Aluminum Ingot for Rolling
Alexin LLC commenced operation of rolling ingot (slab) casting at its Bluffton, Indiana, casting plant (watch a vignette of the first ingot cast in the video below). The $2.2 million project was approved in February of this year with final equipment installation and commissioning completed in mid-October. Alexin is now capable of producing 5xxx and 6xxx series rolling ingot up to 28 inches in thickness and 75 inches in width, enabling it to serve the automotive flat-rolled products market.
“Just as we have done with the new diameters of extrusion log we commissioned in the past, the addition of rolling ingot to our already broad product offering will make Alexin read more...
Evolution of Automation in the Casthouse – Hands Free Casting – Interview with Olivier Gabis, Wagstaff
While at the ALUMINUM USA trade show in Detroit, Michigan, in November 2015, Light Metal Age had the opportunity to interview a number of notable members of the aluminum industry.
The sixth interview in the series — conducted by Ann Marie Fellom, publisher — presents Olivier Gabis, area manager Eastern U.S. and Canada for Wagstaff, Inc. Olivier has worked in the aluminum industry for 34 years. His career has spanned work beginning at Pechiney in Lancaster, PA, to VAW, Ormet, and read more.....
Spokane Valley manufacturer Wagstaff expands
By Chey Scott, Journal of Business
June 7, 2012
Wagstaff Inc., the big, 66-year-old Spokane Valley-based maker of aluminum-casting equipment that's sold to aluminum producers worldwide, recently began work on two expansion projects at its facilities here that, when completed, will add 57,000 square feet to its manufacturing floor....read more