Press releases

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TRIMET honored for promoting young talent

Dec 16, 2015 | TRIMET Aluminium SE is pleased to be the recipient of awards for promoting young talent. In November, the Magdeburg Chamber of Industry and Commerce honored the TRIMET subsidiary in Harzgerode with the 2015 Education Award. Simultaneously, the Chamber of Industry and Commerce awarded TRIMET employee Mario Lazic a prize for being a top apprentice in the chamber district. In July, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs had honored TRIMET with the Enterprise Award for a Welcoming Culture “Mit Vielfalt zum Erfolg” (“With diversity to success”).


TRIMET mourns the loss of Heinz-Peter Schlüter

Nov 30, 2015 | TRIMET Aluminium SE mourns the loss of Heinz-Peter Schlüter. The founder and owner of the specialist aluminum firm passed away at the age of 66 on November 29, 2015 following a serious illness. This loss fills the TRIMET family with great pain and deep sorrow. Heinz-Peter Schlüter founded TRIMET and led it to continuous growth. In the process, he shaped it into the type of family that can rarely be found today.


In its anniversary year, TRIMET says “thank you”

Sep 17, 2015 | TRIMET Aluminium SE is very satisfied with the results in its anniversary year. The materials specialist, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, ended the 2014/2015 financial year (30 June) with a consolidated turnover of 1.8 billion euros (previous year: EUR 1.3 billion euros). By expanding capacity, the company was able to meet the continuing high demand for aluminum alloys, achieving value-driven growth. Following the expansion and modernization of its production facilities, TRIMET is prepared for the increasing demand for innovative aluminum solutions in the current fiscal year, thereby providing long-term job stability.


Business and politics discuss the future of the material aluminum

Aug 19, 2015 | The 2015 European Aluminium Congress (EAC) will be held on 23 and 24 November. High-level representatives from the international aluminum industry, politicians and scientists will all gather for the conference, which takes place every two years in Düsseldorf. In line with this year’s motto, “Aluminium – Building the Future”, they will discuss future trends as well as challenges facing the aluminum industry. “Aluminum has exceptional material properties, which make it the ideal basic material for Industry 4.0. The pace of innovation in the sector is still extremely rapid,” says Dr. Martin Iffert, CEO of TRIMET Aluminium SE. Iffert will participate in a high-ranking panel discussion held on the first day of the conference.


TRIMET Automotive continues its steady growth

Aug 12, 2015 | Once again this year, TRIMET Aluminium SE will present itself at the International Motor Show (IAA) from September 17 to 27, 2015, as a high-performance partner to the automotive industry. With two production locations aligned to the requirements of the automotive industry, Harzgerode and Sömmerda, the medium-sized materials specialist has held its ground as an innovative system supplier in the sector. Special alloys and customized aluminum products contribute to weight reduction and performance in various vehicles. The steadily growing demand for structural components made of aluminum in the automotive industry continues to ensure above-average growth in the business unit.


More than 50 new apprentices at TRIMET

Jul 8, 2015 | TRIMET Aluminium SE will employ up to 55 apprentices at its six production sites in Germany this year. The innovative mid-size company offers young applicants long-term career prospects in eleven technical and commercial professions. “As a family-owned enterprise, we can only survive on the market with perfectly trained and highly motivated employees. Therefore, we consider investment in our own employees to be the best provision for the future,” says TRIMET Human Resources Director Ellen Ronden. Since its founding in 1985, the company has trained some 600 skilled workers and continuously increased the number of apprenticeship positions as the company has grown.


Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs honors TRIMET’s apprenticeship project

Jun 22, 2015 | The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs has honored TRIMET with the Enterprise Award for a Welcoming Culture “Mit Vielfalt zum Erfolg” (“With diversity to success”). The jury, made up of representatives from the fields of politics, economy and society, recognized the special commitment of KS Atag TRIMET Guss GmbH in Harzgerode in its efforts to attract and supervise Spanish apprentices, and awarded the company with a cash prize of 10,000 euros. “As a mid-size company, it is important for us to provide trainees with a feeling of solidarity while also assisting them the best way we can in starting their careers. It does not matter to us whether they come from Harzgerode, Flensburg or Spain,” said Frank Wenzel, Trainer for Technical Professions at the Harzgerode site, at the award ceremony held in the Berlin Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs.


Happy Birthday TRIMET - 30 years of passion for aluminum

May 7, 2015 | TRIMET Aluminium SE is turning 30. The company, which was founded in 1985 as a metals trading enterprise, has evolved over three decades into a materials specialist for the aluminum processing industry. In addition to metals trading, Trimet produces primary aluminum, manufactures castings for the automotive industry and other industrial sectors, and reprocesses aluminum alloys.


TRIMET France puts continuous caster into operation

Jan 21, 2015 | Since December 10, 2014, TRIMET has been producing aluminum rolling ingots at the Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne location


TRIMET wins the “NRW – Wirtschaft im Wandel” award

Jan 15, 2015 | A high-caliber jury has distinguished TRIMET as an example of a successful transformation process. In the age of the energy turnaround, TRIMET has secured production, and thus local jobs, thanks to innovative measures.