Hydro adds low-carbon forge to German aluminium casting plant to meet growing auto industry demand

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro, has added a new HyForge casting line at its facility in Rackwitz, Germany, to better meet growing demand for low-carbon products from the European automotive industry, the company said this week.

The HyForge process forges small aluminium billets into components for automotive products without the need for extrusion or homogenization, the company said on Friday September 22.

The line adds 25,000...


Imogen Dudman

Laura Roberts

September 22, 2023

12:27 GMT