NOVELIS selects ARO for aluminium welding solution
NOVELIS, the leading producer of flat-rolled aluminium products has chosen ARO welding technology for the assembly of aluminium sheets in their Shanghai laboratory.
The use of aluminium alloys has become more and more widespread in the automotive industry to reduce the weight of BIW (Body in White) vehicles and in China this demand is accelerating with the development of NEV’s (New Energy Vehicles).
To support their automotive customers in this transition, NOVELIS, the leading producer of flat-rolled aluminium products, needed a reliable and economical welding solution. After conducting tests with other suppliers, NOVELIS China turned to ARO China’s office, based in Wuhan, to conduct testing. After very conclusive results, NOVELIS selected the ARO weld solution.
Jacky Raimbault, Managing Director of ARO China, said: “We are very proud to provide the NOVELIS group with a welding solution that fully meets their quality expectations. For aluminium welding, ARO China also has a solid reputation with local customers such as NIO and its suppliers, who recommend the ARO weld solutions in terms of reliability, performance and robustness.”
Novelis operates an integrated network of technically advanced rolling and recycling facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The company leverages its global footprint to deliver consistent, high-quality products around the world.
Novelis is a subsidiary of Hindalco Industries Limited, an industry leader in aluminum and copper, and the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, a multinational conglomerate based in Mumbai, India.
ARO is widely regarded as the world leader in resistance welding to the automotive industry. The ARO group is headquartered near Le Mans, in France, with regional offices in Germany, Spain, Belgium, Slovakia, Sweden, the UK, USA, Mexico, Brazil and China. The company was founded in 1949 and today employs over 500 people. ARO is a member of the British engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc.
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