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TRIMET Essen produces eight millionth ton of cast aluminum

May 29, 2017 | The foundry in TRIMET’s Essen plant has reached a significant milestone. On May 29th, the eight millionth ton of aluminum since the site opened in 1971 was cast in the horizontal continuous casting plant I. The record lot, produced as ingot molds, was delivered to the BMW Group. Since 2010, the automotive group has been supplied with cast alloys from Essen.

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Dr.-Ing. Marcel Rosefort is the new Director of Research and Development at TRIMET

May 11, 2017 | Dr.-Ing. Marcel Rosefort is the new Director of the Research and Development department at TRIMET Aluminium SE. The project engineer, most recently employed as Director of Research and Development for the Primary Products division of the materials specialist, takes over his new position from Dr. Hubert Koch. In addition to Dr. Rosefort, Dr. Luisa Marzoli was named Deputy Director of Research and Development.

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TRIMET expands Harzgerode location

Mar 29, 2017 | On Wednesday, March 29, Minister President of Saxony-Anhalt Dr. Reiner Haseloff visited TRIMET Automotive’s production plant in Harzgerode. Together with Marcus Weise, Mayor of Harzgerode, he was informed about the production of die-cast aluminium products and the development of the industrial location. The family business is currently expanding the foundry’s production capacity and, together with its strategic partner Schlote, constructing new machining workshops. The new building will bring around 100 new jobs by 2019.

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The first wind farm in the port of Hamburg will commence operations at TRIMET

Feb 24, 2017 | On the premises of the TRIMET aluminum smelter in the port of Hamburg, the municipal energy supplier Hamburg Energie has put three wind turbines into operation. Hamburg’s First Mayor, Olaf Scholz, called the facility a further beacon for Hamburg, Germany’s wind capital: “The three large wind turbines in front of an impressive harbor backdrop clearly show that commercial premises, more than ever before, can contribute to the production of energy. This project, the installation of a wind farm in the heavily-used commercial section of the port, is unique in Germany.”

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TRIMET committed to the European Green Capital

Feb 17, 2017 | The aluminum producer TRIMET is supporting the city of Essen as a sponsor of the European Green Capital 2017 program. Mayor Thomas Kufen, Simone Raskob, Deputy Mayor for Environment and Construction and Project Director of the European Green Capital, and Dr. Martin Iffert, CEO of TRIMET Aluminum SE, signed an agreement outlining the company’s commitment on Thursday, February 23. The family business will not only support the activities of the city financially, but will also help shape the thematic area “Climate Change and Energy Transition” with its lighthouse project.

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TRIMET’s “virtual battery” will be part of KlimaExpo.NRW

Jan 13, 2017 | Since its invention in 1886, the aluminum production process has been based on a constant supply of energy. With the “virtual battery,” TRIMET Aluminium SE has overcome this dogma for the first time, making the energy-intensive electrolysis process more flexible. This enables a huge power store to be created, facilitating the integration of electricity into the power grid generated sporadically from renewable energy sources. For this exemplary commitment to climate protection, Viktor Haase, Head of Division, Cross-sectoral Environmental Matters and Sustainable Development in the Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Conservation, and Consumer Protection of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (MKULNV), officially included the project in KlimaExpo.NRW today on behalf of NRW Minister for Climate Protection Johannes Remmel.

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