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CastExpo 2019: M. Hartlieb Presentation – Highlights | A356.2 Substitute -Eccomelt

Last month, Eccomelt LLC participated in the CastExpo 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Martin Hartlieb, the President of Viami International and a keynote speaker at the CastExpo 2019, presented the results of his Quebec Metallurgy Centre (CMQ) study on Eccomelt356.2 (substitute for A356.2 Ingot).  It was a pleasure to meet everyone [...]

By | 2019-05-16T12:14:23+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Eccomelt to Attend CASTEXPO & METALCASTING Congress for the Foundry Industry in Atlanta | Eccomelt356.2 | Substitute for A356.2

Eccomelt is pleased to announce that it will be attending the CASTEXPO 2019. The largest metal casting trade show and congress in North America will be held between April 27 and 30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.  This year’s theme is “Metal Casting Success Starts Here”, which [...]

By | 2019-04-09T21:35:55+00:00 April 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

A Look at China’s Slowing Economic Growth and its Impact on Aluminum Manufacturing | Eccomelt356.2 | Substitute for A356.2

In recent weeks, you may have heard that economic growth in China, the second-largest economy in the world, has slowed down to its lowest point in nearly three decades. The news itself is true, but depending on your source, you may find that some of the statistics and numbers telling [...]

By | 2019-03-28T18:05:11+00:00 March 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Aluminum Outlook in 2019: What to Expect

Global production of aluminum hit a record low (since 2009) in 2018 with decreasing prices and increasing costs, U.S. trade tariffs imposed against China, Chinese smelter curtailments/shutdowns, and U.S. sanctions against Rusal.  In 2018, global primary aluminum output totaled 64.34 million tonnes, according to the International Aluminum Institute (IAI), only [...]

By | 2019-03-01T14:10:00+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Highlights – S&P Global Platts Aluminum Symposium January 2019

Eccomelt LLC participated in last week’s Platts Aluminum Symposium in San Diego, CA, where Frank Cicchino and Martin Hartlieb met with customers, suppliers and fellow aluminum industry experts to discuss the current situation in our industry. Here are the highlights of the presentations from this premier event: The primary aluminum [...]

By | 2019-01-22T17:12:30+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Treasury Department to Lift Sanctions against Rusal and Gaz Group | Substitute A356.2

Great strides are being made in negotiations between the Trump administration and Rusal (the second largest aluminum producer in the world) and Gaz Group (a Russian automotive conglomerate). The Treasury Department announced on Wednesday December 19, 2018 that it would be lifting sanctions against Rusal and Gaz Group. It felt [...]

By | 2019-01-17T19:15:15+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are Trade Tariffs Rebuilding U.S. Aluminum Industry? | Eccomelt 356.2 Recycled A356.2

It is no secret that President Donald Trump is taking an aggressive approach to trade. In September alone, the Trump Administration shelled out $4.4 billion in tariffs, a 50% increase from September of 2017. The increase came largely from the $1.4 billion in tariffs imposed on imports of foreign steel [...]

By | 2019-01-04T14:17:20+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eccomelt356.2 – Direct A356.2 Substitute and its Applications and Benefits Highlighted in Three October 2018 Expos

October 2018 has been a busy month for Eccomelt. Our innovative leaders participated in three major expositions, the Die Casting Congress & Exposition in Indianapolis, IN, the Fundi Expo in Guadalajara, Mexico, and Aluminum 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Martin Hartlieb was our speaker at all three events, presenting his different [...]

By | 2018-11-08T14:38:27+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Martin Hartlieb to Present Eccomelt356.2 Research at ALUMINUM 2018 Conference

What is the current status of the aluminum market? Are we in the midst of a surplus or a looming deficit? Is vehicle lightweighting an economical solution for consumers and auto manufacturers? How can industry leaders reduce the carbon footprint of aluminum castings? If you are asking yourself these questions [...]

By | 2018-08-28T15:26:14+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trump Administration Slowly Reviving Dormant Aluminum Plant to Meet Goals

It has been three months since The President of the United States, Donald Trump introduced 10% tariffs on all aluminum and steel imports. It has been a little over a month since the tariff exemption on aluminum imports was lifted for key American allies, including Canada. The purpose: The Trump [...]

By | 2018-08-14T18:48:35+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments