Press releases

What’s new at TRIMET? Here you can find the latest press releases and information about new developments at the company. 

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TRIMET Cup | Plant soccer tournament in Voerde

Jun 15, 2019 | On Saturday, June 15, 2019, eleven teams from various TRIMET Aluminium SE plants met in Voerde for a soccer tournament with international participants. Eleven teams from five locations of the aluminium manufacturer competed for the TRIMET Cup, including three teams from the aluminium smelter in Voerde and a team from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in France, where TRIMET also operates an aluminium smelter. The coveted trophy was won by the French team from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, who will be given the opportunity to defend the title at the next TRIMET Cup in 2021.

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Energy revolution: TRIMET starts trial operation of its “virtual battery”

May 16, 2019 | TRIMET Aluminium SE has begun the trial operation of its “virtual battery”. Initial research work began six years ago. Now the energy supply for aluminium production at the Essen plant can be controlled flexibly for the first time. This will create a huge power storage facility that will make it easier to integrate discontinuously generated electricity from renewable energy sources into the power grid. A total of around 36 million euros was invested in the conversion.

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Distinction for research on aluminium recycling: TRIMET receives TMS Award

May 3, 2019 | TRIMET Aluminium SE’s Research & Development division has received an award from the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). At this year’s International Conference on Powder Metallurgy in San Antonio, Texas, TRIMET researchers Jan Steglich, Christiane Matthies and Marcel Rosefort, as well as Bernd Friedrich, Head of the Institute IME Process Metallurgy and Metal Recycling at RWTH Aachen University, received the TMS Award for their outstanding scientific contribution in the recycling field.

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TRIMET calls on its employees to vote

Apr 6, 2019 | TRIMET Aluminium SE is calling on its workforce to vote in the forthcoming European Parliament elections. The family-run business is using a poster campaign across all its production sites to urge its employees to exercise their right to vote on May 26, 2019 and make their voices heard in Europe.

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TRIMET offers employees free colon cancer screening

Mar 28, 2019 | TRIMET Aluminium SE now offers its employees a free test for the early detection of colon cancer. All 2,300 employees at TRIMET’s production locations can undergo the screening test, in which their samples are tested by a medical laboratory for signs of colon cancer.

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Robot supports production analysis

Feb 27, 2019 | TRIMET Aluminium SE has expanded the analysis capacity of its test laboratory in Essen with new systems. A state-of-the-art 5-axis robot from ABB is automating the preparation of samples in various forms for spectral analysis. The system lightens the workload of employees, who can focus on evaluating data to guarantee the zero-defect policy of TRIMET materials.

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TRIMET puts new recycling furnace into operation

Feb 15, 2019 | The Gelsenkirchen recycling plant of TRIMET Aluminium SE has put a new rotary furnace into operation for remelting aluminium scrap.

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