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14 Nov 2017 Altek Presenting AluSalt At the 25th International Recycled Aluminium Conference, Warsaw, Poland

Alan Peel from Altek will be presenting the company and our latest industrial innovation AluSalt, at the 25th International Recycled Aluminium Conference in Warsaw, Poland on 14th November 2017. For a quarter of a century, this conference has become the hub for decision makers from commercially and technically focussed companies throughout the industry. This is the largest international gathering in the aluminium recycling industry, with around 200 attendees from across 41 countries attending every year. We look forward to seeing you at the event.

AluSalt Solution To The Global Salt Cake Recycling Process

Alusalt is ALTEK’s economically viable solution to the global issue of salt slag (salt cake) recycling and processing. Depending on the quality of scrap or dross, 100kg - 1,000kg of salt slag is produced for each 1,000 kg of material charged into a Rotary Salt Furnace (RSF) with salt flux operation, a popular recycling method which amounts to several million tonnes of salt slag production each year.


7 Nov 2017 AluSalt Solution To The Global Salt Cake Recycling Process

AluSalt™ is ALTEK’s economically viable solution to the global issue of salt slag (salt cake) recycling and processing. Depending on the quality of scrap or dross, 100kg - 1,000kg of salt slag is produced for each 1,000 kg of material charged into a Rotary Salt Furnace (RSF) with salt flux operation, a popular recycling method which amounts to several million tonnes of salt slag production each year.

AluSalt Solution To The Global Salt Cake Recycling Process
AluSalt Solution To The Global Salt Cake Recycling Process AluSalt Solution To The Global Salt Cake Recycling Process

AluSalt is a unique, safe and optimised process, the first of its kind in the industry and the result of many years of research. Starting at 5,000 tonnes per year capacity and increasing to units capable of 30,000tonnes per year, the technology will be available to the majority of aluminium recycling companies that generate salt slag.


23 Oct 2017 AluSalt Press Release

The aim of this PRESS RELEASE is to give an overview of the key points and status of the ALUSALT™ technology, a “Mini Salt Slag Recycling” technology that has been developed by ALTEK over the past 6 years aimed at solving a major aluminium recycling industry challenge.

AluSalt Press Release

ALTEK have now successfully installed a large capacity salt slag recycling plant, as a demonstration unit, in Northern Europe at an aluminium recycling operation, where it is currently in the final stages of commissioning and optimisation. The plant has successfully taken salt slag, removed the salt, re-crystalised the salt for re-use, and generated oxides (NMP) that can be used in various markets.


23 Oct 2017 Paolo Gastaldi joins Altek Group

ALTEK are pleased to announce the addition of Paolo Gastaldi, a senior industry professional to its team to support the company’s commercialisation of its recent new innovation, ALUSALT™.

Paulo Gastaldi joins Altek Group

Paolo, formerly Plant Manager at INTALS S.p.A, Italy a, well respected specialist in aluminium recycling technology, has over 25 years of operational experience in aluminium recycling plants including the operation of a large salt slag recycling facility. His experience will further strengthen the ALTEK team as it starts to commercialise its ALUSALT™ technology throughout the global aluminium market.

Read full PDF about Paulo Gastaldi here


25 Oct 2017 Aluminium USA 2017 At The Music Centre, Nashville Tennessee USA 25th - 26th October 2017

Altek will be exhibiting at Aluminium USA 2017 which will be held at the Music Centre in Nashville, Tennessee, USA at booth number 325. Aluminium USA is the place to be to get a comprehensive overview of the entire aluminium industry. With Aluminium USA, Reed Exhibitions expands its world-leading brand, Aluminium, to one of the most important markets for the global Aluminium industry. It is the meeting place for suppliers of raw material, semi-finished and finished products, surface treatment and producers of machinery, plant and equipment for Aluminium processing and manufacturing. Show hours are 10 am to 5pm.

Aluminium USA 2017 At The Music Centre, Nashville Tennessee USA 25th - 26th October 2017

Approximately 2,000 key decision makers look for new solutions and technologies from 200+ industry leading suppliers of raw materials, processors, refiners, suppliers for the automotive and/or building industries, including producers of sections, suppliers of the latest technologies for e.g. extrusion, heat treatment, casting, sawing or surface refinement, and more.


5 Oct 2017 ALUEXPO 2017 - 5th International Aluminium Technologies, Machinery and Products Trade Fair

Altek will be attending the 5th International Aluminium Technologies, Machinery and Products Trade Fair in Turkey at the Istanbul Expo Center Halls 9-10-11 during October 5th and October 7th 2017 with visiting Hours: 10:00 - 18:00. Event organisers Hannover-Messe Ankiros Fuarcılık bring the leading companies of global aluminium sector together for the 5th time at ALUEXPO2017.

ALUEXPO 2017 - 5th International Aluminium Technologies, Machinery and Products Trade Fair

Being the most valuable fair of the aluminium sector in Eurasia and one of the most important fairs of the world, “ALUEXPO” provides a large business volume to the aluminium and related industry branches and it will also bring all the sector members including producers, suppliers, importers and exporters together during the fair. ALUEXPO 2017 is supported by TALSAD- Turkish Aluminium Industrialists’ Association which is the preeminent association of the aluminium sector, and UCTEA - Chamber of Metallurgical and Materials Engineers.


25 Sep 2017 Introducing The CES700 - Industry First Curved Electro Magnetic Stirrer

ALTEK are pleased to announce the launch of a new Curved Electromagnetic stirrer into the Aluminium production industry sector. ALTEK’s “curved” electromagnetic stirrer is an industry first and highlights ALTEK’s ability to innovate. After a number of years of development we have already installed our first commercial installation onto the side of a large capacity, 100T dome furnace..

Introducing The CES700 - Industry First Curved Electro Magnetic Stirrer

The shape of the Electro Magnetic Stirrer follows the curved shape of the furnace to ensure optimal penetration of the electromagnetic field into the molten aluminium. This means the Electro Magnetic Stirrer will be capable of circulating the entire molten bath very effectively whilst keeping energy consumption very low, a feature of ALTEK’s EMS which sets it aside from any competition. No other technology capable of stirring a furnace of this size from a side mounted installation.


1 Sep 2017 Non-ferrous Metals & Minerals 2017 Exhibition

Altek will be attending the Non-ferrous Metals & Minerals 2017 exhibition in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Congress & Exhibition are devoted to the whole production chain in minerals and metals production. Gathering elites from the global community and facilitating world class trading, networking and educational activities in the world's most dynamic metallurgy market, the event will showcase the latest innovations in products and cutting-edge technologies to meet the large demand in Russia. The event will be in September 2017 from Monday 11th to Friday 15th 2017.

Non-ferrous Metals & Minerals 2017 Exhibition

Program includes, Alumina production, Aluminium reduction technology, Carbon materials, Casting, treatment and 3D of aluminium and alloys, Electrothermy of silicon, non-ferrous and ferrous metals and Technology of non-ferrous metals and alloys treatment. Workshops will include Seminars, Panel discussions, Round table discussions on actual themes and a Young scientists conference.


19 July 2017 Aluminium China 2017 Exhibition

Aluminium China is Asia's top aluminium industry platform for the complete aluminium industry supply chain, bringing together leading industry figures, cutting edge technologies and advanced applications. Over 462 international exhibitors from 30 countries representing the entire aluminium value chain. This includes all areas such as Aluminium raw materials, semi-finished and finished products to production and processing machinery and accessories. There are expected to be 16,000 qualified professionals and buyer delegates from China, all the key Asian markets and other global emerging markets.

Aluminium China 2017 Exhibition
  • Primary aluminium, aluminium sheet, plate, foil, coil, extrusion profile, casting, die casting & forging
  • Aluminium products for special applications such as automotive, packaging, transportation, machine parts, building and construction, electronics, Kitchens, New Energy & Solar panels
  • Aluminium processing machinery and technology, cutting, joining & welding machinery, surface treatment equipment, heat treatment equipment, testing & measurement

22 June 2017 Aluminium Two Thousand & METEF 2017 In Italy

Two events in one place in Italy including the 10th Aluminium Two Thousand Congress and The METEF Expo for customised technology for the aluminium and innovative metals industry. Aluminium Two Thousand Congress is an international conference about the Aluminium world. After 9 previous editions, it has become a very important and the main meeting point for all the operators working in the Aluminium industry.

Aluminium Two Thousand & METEF 2017 In Italy

METEF - International Metals Expo - is an event promoting highly qualified Aluminium specialists from companies, universities and associations who come from all over the world to present to a specialised and international audience. This includes the most innovative technologies and applications in the aluminium field. METEF is the leading international event in the metals sector offering a comprehensive exhibition on raw materials, processing, machining, technologies, machinery and plants, products and applications as well as on state-of-the-art technologies for metals recovery and recycling and the most original solutions for the automotive industry.


17 May 2017 ALTEK visiting Aluminium Middle East on 15-17th May 2017

Launched in 2009, the event brings together international industry front-runners including producers, manufacturers and processors of raw materials and end products made with aluminium components, as well as suppliers of technologies and accessories for aluminium production, processing and refinement.

ALTEK visiting Aluminium Middle East ALTEK visiting Aluminium Middle East ALTEK visiting Aluminium Middle East

3 Jun 2017 Altek To Be Silver Sponsor at NorCast 2017

ALTEK will be a Silver Sponsor at the Nordic Aluminium Casthouse Conference which will be held on Wednesday 31st May and Thursday 1st June at the Clarion Hotel Tyholmen, Arendal, Norway. NorCast is an Aluminium Casthouse Conference with over 20 presentations on casthouse actualities, and runs for one and a half days. Each year NorCast has had the pleasure of presenting high-profile executive leaders as Distinguished Guest Speakers, along with an international line-up of presenters, to cover important aspects of the aluminium industry.
Alan Peel will be presenting at NorCast.

Altek To Be Silver Sponsor at NorCast 2017

More than 100 delegates attend from over 20 countries, worldwide. Social events include the pre-conference aluminium gathering, the traditional boat trip, and the NorCast dinner. NorCast 2017 will be the 12th Anniversary of the NorCast Aluminium Casthouse Conference.


23 Mar 2017 ALTEK visiting Aluminium Middle East on 15-17th May 2017 - Booth #106

ALTEK will be visiting the Aluminium Middle East between the 15th and 17th May 2017. Launched in 2009, the event brings together international industry front-runners including producers, manufacturers and processors of raw materials and end products made with aluminium components, as well as suppliers of technologies and accessories for aluminium production, processing and refinement.

ALTEK visiting Aluminium Middle East

7th Feb 2017 ALTEK Presents ALUSALT™ At The 14th EU Aluminium Recycling Congress

Alan Peel from Altek presented a paper on Alusalt as a solution to the global Aluminium production industry at the 14th International Aluminium Recycling Congress in Manchester, England. The principle solution for ALUSALT™ focuses on the salt cake that is a by-product in the aluminium recycling process using a rotary furnace. Salt cake is a mixture of aluminium oxides and aluminium nitrides, metal and salts (mainly NaCl and KCl, with small amounts of MgCl2 and CaCl2). The salt cake is a growing environmental problem and companies producing this material face excessive fuming, storage problems and environmental hazards.

ALTEK Presents At The 14th EU Aluminium Recycling Congress
Alan Peel with ALTEK Presents At The 14th EU Aluminium Recycling Congress

Alan is CEO, Managing Director, and part owner, of the ALTEK group, a company that specialises in technical innovation and solutions for the aluminium cast house and aluminium recycling operations within the aluminium industry, and which has operational bases in both the UK and US. His experience covers 30 years of designing, selling, managing and executing complex capital plant projects (from smaller $200k value projects right through to very large $300million turnkey projects) in the metals industry all over the world. He holds several patents, is a leading authority on the use of electromagnetic stirring technology within aluminium cast houses and a regular presenter of technical papers at many international aluminium conferences around the world each year.

ALTEK Presents At The 14th EU Aluminium Recycling Congress

2nd Feb 2017 ALTEK Invests in Major Software Application

Altek Europe has recently completed a new software application investment for all of its global activities with the introduction of Microsoft Dynamics. Microsoft Dynamics is a line of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) software applications. We now have a fully integrated software application allowing for sales customer service, pertains, financials, field operations, project management, manufacturing, design, inventory, marketing and management information. A major benefit is that all of operations are now on the cloud 100% providing full flexibility.

ALTEK Invests in Major Software Application

The recent investment will allow for improved processes and quicker access to data. We view the new software as a major benefit for both internal project team members, customers and suppliers around the world working 24 hours every day. Built on an extensible platform with shared data and digital intelligence, Dynamics 365 helps our team make the most of every minute of every day.


16th Jan 2017 New Altek Website Launched In German

Altek Europe are pleased to announce the launch of an German language website specifically aimed at the third largest Aluminium producing market in Europe after Norway and Iceland. You will find our new website on www.altek-al.de. The new site has extensive content including full product range details technical resources, a dedicated maintenance section including products, steel casting options and our research and development activities.

New Altek Website Launched In German

The objective of the new site is to provide key information in a user friendly format, on all our products, along with all technical data, news, accreditations and careers in one place. We hope to provide all the essential project planning tools for potential and existing specifiers and customers. We would love to hear your thoughts on the new site along with any other features you feel would be beneficial.


14th Dec 2016 Season’s Greetings From Altek

We would like to take this opportunity to say a thank you to all of our staff, stakeholders, suppliers, partners and customers for your support during 2016. We are looking forward to 2017 and working with all of you next year. Season’s greetings from all of us and we wish you a happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Season’s Greetings From Altek

The year has seen major developments within our company. We launched our new website back in February and continues with the launch of a Spanish and Italian versions. Altek also exhibited at the TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition which brought together more than 4,000 business leaders, engineers, scientists and other professionals. Later in May we attended the ET 2016 Expo Chicago, Illinois. Two large shows included Aluminium China 2016 and Aluminium Dusseldorf 2016 which rounded of a fantastic year.


29th Nov 2016 Altek at Aluminium 2016 in Dusseldorf

Our stand at the Aluminium 2016 event in Dusseldorf which is the world's leading trade show and B2B-platform for the aluminium industry and its important application area.

Altek at Aluminium 2016 in Dusseldorf

Altek at Aluminium 2016 in Dusseldorf

Altek at Aluminium 2016 in Dusseldorf

Altek at Aluminium 2016 in Dusseldorf

Altek at Aluminium 2016 in Dusseldorf

Aluminium 2016 in Germany provides an overview of the entire aluminium industry. It is the international meeting place for suppliers of raw material, semi-finished and finished products, surface treatment and producers of machinery, plant and equipment for aluminium processing and manufacturing. Light-metals trade, consultancy and expert opinions.


10th Oct 2016 Meet The Team

For the first time in ALTEK’s modern history, the entire USA team based in Pennsylvania travelled over to ALTEK’s facility in Derbyshire to meet with the UK team.

ALTEK Meet The Team

Many productive meetings within departments and team building events took place over the course of a week which has undoubtedly brought everyone closer together. As ALTEK embark on its next journey, with two very exciting research and development projects around the corner, this strength in the ALTEK team is essential for the successful growth of the company.


20th Sep 2016 ALTEK in Hall 10 Booth G10 at Aluminium, Dusseldorf 29th Nov - 1st Dec 2016

ALUMINIUM is the world's leading trade show and B2B-platform for the aluminium industry and its important application area. The exhibitors at ALUMINIUM form the complete industry’s supply chain; from raw material along semi-finished and finished products up to machines, structural works, facilities, supplies and surface treatment.

Aluminium 2016 ALTEK in Hall 10 Booth G10

At ALUMINIUM exciting and sustainable themes are represented in different pavilions – for all industries from automotive, transport, aerospace, building and engineering, shipbuilding, electronic and electrical engineering to packaging and consumer goods etc.

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7th Aug 2016 Altek On The Front Cover Of The Aluminium Times

Altek have appeared on the home page of the globally respected Aluminium Times. Published five times a year, Aluminium Times' unique selling point is the magazine's news pages which can number up to 16 pages each issue. Aluminium Times is targeted at the primary and secondary aluminium producers, extruders and rolling mills as well as other fabricators such as forgers and large sand and diecasting foundries.

Altek On The Front Cover Of The Aluminium Times

The editorial policy is to feature and promote the supply sector. New products, latest company developments, people and contracts won as well as articles highlighting people and company works write-ups. Recent features include personality profiles, company profiles, new patents, working day in the life of Aluminium companies working in and servicing the Aluminium industry sector.


1st Aug 2016 New Altek Website Launched In Spanish

Altek Europe are pleased to announce the launch of an Spanish language website specifically aimed at the fifth largest Aluminium producing market in the European Union. You will find our new website on www.altek-al.es. The new site has extensive content including full product range details technical resources, a dedicated maintenance section including products, steel casting options and our research and development activities.

New Altek Website Launched In Spanish

The objective of the new site is to provide key information in a user friendly format, on all our products, along with all technical data, news, accreditations and careers in one place. We hope to provide all the essential project planning tools for potential and existing specifiers and customers. We would love to hear your thoughts on the new site along with any other features you feel would be beneficial.


12th Jul 2016 ALTEK at Aluminium China 2016 12th - 14th July at Stand/Booth 1K 03

Aluminium China 2016 is a professional trading, sourcing, networking and branding platform for the complete aluminium industry chain, bringing together outstanding industry figures, cutting edge technologies and advanced applications. Annually held in Shanghai, the event engages international Aluminium community with new customised matchmaking programs linking application buyers with emerging and established demands and buyers of equipment and accessories with leading suppliers

ALTEK at Aluminium China 2016 12th - 14th July at Stand/Booth 1K 03

For 3 packed days, over 400 international exhibitors from more than 30 countries and regions representing the entire Aluminium production chain from Aluminium raw materials, semi-finished and finished products to production and processing machinery and accessories will meet with over 18,000 qualified professionals and buyer delegates from China, all the key Asian markets and other emerging markets to do business and shape the future of Aluminium market.


1st Jul 2016 ALTEK ship another dross press out to the Middle East

ALTEK maintain a strong presence in the UAE with dross press equipment in EMAL, DUBAL, ALBA and OAPIL. In a wider context we also operate across the region in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar where there is significant activity in the aluminium industry within the Gulf. This is our latest aluminium dross press destined for the Gulf region.

ALTEK ship another dross press out to the Middle East
ALTEK ship another dross press out to the Middle East ALTEK ship another dross press out to the Middle East

22nd Jun 2016 ALTEK Sponsors local Football Team Wingerworth Falcons

ALTEK is pleased to announce that we have now sponsored a local football team under 7 side. We are proud to be part of Wingerworth Falcons and look forward to seeing their results in the next few seasons. Wingerworth Falcons under 7’s play in the Rowsley & District Youth Football League which is active in the Chesterfield region. Good luck for the coming season.

ALTEK Sponsors local Football Team Wingerworth Falcons
ALTEK Sponsors local Football Team Wingerworth Falcons

3rd Jun 2016 New Altek Website Launched In Italian

Altek Europe are pleased to announce the launch of an Italian language website specifically aimed at the second largest Aluminium producing market in the European Union. You will find our new website on www.altek-al.it. The new site has extensive content including full product range details technical resources, a dedicated maintenance section including products, steel casting options and our research and development activities.

New Altek Website Launched In Italian

The objective of the new site is to provide key information in a user friendly format, on all our products, along with all technical data, news, accreditations and careers in one place. We hope to provide all the essential project planning tools for potential and existing specifiers and customers. We would love to hear your thoughts on the new site along with any other features you feel would be beneficial.


2nd May 2016 Altek Attend the ET 2016 Expo Chicago, Illinois

Altek attended the ET 2016 Expo Chicago, Illinois exhibiting at booth number 711. The International Aluminium Extrusion Technology Seminar is the premier seminar series for the worldwide aluminium extrusion industry. ET is truly global in its scope and appeal, attracting more than 1,200 industry professionals from more than 50 countries. The 11th International Aluminium Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition - ET '16 - is a comprehensive event that features a robust program addressing every facet of the aluminium extrusion industry.

Altek Attend the ET 2016 Expo Chicago

The four-day event includes: 125+ Technical Seminars representing new and updated research from the brightest minds in the industry, General Sessions featuring topics and speakers of broad appeal, ET Expo featuring exhibits from worldwide extrusion industry suppliers, networking opportunities to help broaden your industry connections and ET Showcase highlighting the best innovations featuring extruded aluminium.


20th Apr 2016 Gallery Launched To Showcase Our Recent Projects

The last twelve months has seen major developments in our industry around the globe and also within Altek’s EU and US based operations. We have been very active in a number of areas in the design, manufacture and installation of aluminium dross and scrap processing systems. We fully expect 2016 to continue in the same way as the last twelve months with our team operating around the world as the number 1 total dross management company. We have created a gallery of recent projects for you to browse online by clicking the image below.

Gallery Launched To Showcase Our Recent Projects

Our range of projects has included Dross press and cooling equipment (including TARDIS Dross Press and Cooling technology), Electromagnetic 'air cooled' stirring systems for all types and shapes of furnaces, Specialized RHINO cast steel containers for handling aluminium drosses and salt cake, Tilt Type Rotary Furnaces - TTRF® and Furnace tending machines (under licence with Tomorrow Technology).


7th Mar 2016 Altek At The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition Nashville, Tennessee

Altek recently exhibited at the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition which brings together more than 4,000 business leaders, engineers, scientists and other professionals.

Altek At The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition Nashville, Tennessee

With Altek’s stand situated in a bustling location, Alan Peel (Managing Director), James Herbert (Vice President) and Rick Chandler (President) greeted many visitors with much interest in the variety of products Altek has to offer. Following on from the success at this show, ALTEK will also be attending many other technical conferences and exhibitions. Please visit our exhibitions page for more details.

Altek At The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition Nashville, Tennessee

11th Feb 2016New Altek Website Launched For Mobile & Desktop

Altek Europe are pleased to announce the launch of its fully-featured website www.altek-al.com. The new site has extensive content including full product range details technical resources, a dedicated maintenance section including products, steel casting options and our research and development activities.

New Altek Website Launched For Mobile & Desktop

The objective of the new site is to provide key information in a user friendly format, on all our products, along with all technical data, news, accreditations and careers in one place. We hope to provide all the essential project planning tools for potential and existing specifiers and customers. We would love to hear your thoughts on the new site along with any other features you feel would be beneficial.


25th Nov 2015Side Mounted Electromagnetic Stirring Installations

ALTEK's success in their Electromagnetic Stirring (EMS) product range has continued with the recent installation of 4 Side Mounted stirrers into the USA. Retrofitted onto existing furnaces varying in size and shape, these installations show how versatile ALTEK’s EMS systems are.

Side Mounted Electromagnetic Stirring Installations

ALTEK are very aware that bottom mounted stirrer installations are not always achievable, especially on existing furnaces which may not have any basement under the furnace to work in. Many technologies struggle to effectively circulate the aluminium bath when attached to the side or back, however these 4 recent installations combined with 2 installations in Europe prove once and for all the capabilities of ALTEK’s Electromagnetic Stirring Technology. Please click on the links below to view videos:

ALTEK-MHD Joint Venture

10th June 2015Thermprocess/GIFA
2015
 

ALTEK will be exhibiting at Thermprocess 2015, Dusseldorf, 16 – 20 June: Situated in Hall 10 / Stand B74 (south side of the Hall near the entrance from Hall 9). This exhibition, a quartet of technology trade fairs, attracts thousands of visitors from a wide variety of countries.

Thermprocess/GIFA 2015

Approximately 2000 exhibitors from around the world will showcase new and improved technologies and ALTEK are proud to play their part in a world leading exhibition. During the show ALTEK will be presenting their Dross Press and Salt Slag Press Technology, Electromagnetic Furnace Stirring Technology, Cast Steel Castings and Tilting Rotary Furnace Technology.

Joining ALTEK this year as a co-exhibitor is a sister company of the ALTEK Group, Inductelec Ltd. Inductelec is acknowledged as a technologically advanced, world class leader in Induction Heating Applications, Induction Hardening, Induction Forging Technology, Induction Heating Systems and Induction Machinery. They offer over 50 years of industry knowledge, induction expertise and people skills, and are able to provide ‘Complete Thermal Engineering & Heat Treatment Solutions to a wide variety of traditional, non-standard and niche market processes; Induction Heating Plant & Equipment, Turnkey Induction heating Systems, Standard Stock Range Mini Melt Systems.


1st June 2015See us at DUSSELDORF Thermprocess / GIFA 16th to 20th June 2015

ALTEK will be exhibiting at Thermprocess / GIFA 2015, Dusseldorf, 16th to 20th June: Situated in Hall 10 / Stand B74 (south side of the Hall near the entrance from Hall 9).

See us at DUSSELDORF Thermprocess / GIFA 16th to 20h June 2015

This exhibition, a quartet of technology trade fairs, attracts thousands of visitors from a wide variety of countries. Approximately 2000 exhibitors from around the world will showcase new and improved technologies and ALTEK are proud to play their part in a world leading exhibition. During the show ALTEK will be presenting their Dross Press and Salt Slag Press Technology, Electromagnetic Furnace Stirring Technology, Cast Steel Castings and Tilting Rotary Furnace Technology.

Joining ALTEK this year as a co-exhibitor is a sister company of the ALTEK Group, Inductelec Ltd. Inductelec is acknowledged as a technologically advanced, world class leader in Induction Heating Applications, Induction Hardening, Induction Forging Technology, Induction Heating Systems and Induction Machinery. They offer over 50 years of industry knowledge, induction expertise and people skills, and are able to provide ‘Complete Thermal Engineering & amp;Heat Treatment Solutions to a wide variety of traditional, non-standard and niche market processes; Induction Heating Plant & Equipment, Turnkey Induction heating Systems, Standard Stock Range Mini Melt Systems.

Please visit our stand Hall 10/B74 and we look forward to meeting you there. Contact us at sales@altek-al.com to arrange a meeting.


21st Mar 2015See us at TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Orlando, 15th to 19th Mar 2015

Amongst many other shows and conferences, ALTEK recently attended TMS 2015 - 144th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Florida March 15th to 19th. The show was a resounding success. Well organised and attended by many high profile individuals from the Aluminium Industry, TMS proved itself to be a world class exhibition and conference bringing together more than 4,000 business leaders, engineers, scientists and professionals.

See us at TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Orlando, 15th to 19th Mar 2015

Throughout the show, a wide range of technical papers were presented in an outstanding exchange of technical knowledge. Included in this was our very own Managing Director, Alan Peel, who jointly presented a paper on "The Application of MHD Side Stirrer Technology to Aluminium Melting Furnaces for Operational Efficiency Improvement" with Pierre Yves Menet from Constellium. The paper was received well, quantifying details and advantages of Electromagnetic Stirring with the verification of data from Constellium who currently have two ALTEK Side Mounted Electromagnetic Stirrers in operation.


4th Jan 2015LHMS - Liquid Heart Metal Stirrer Developed
2015

Realising and understanding the potential for Electromagnetic Technology, ALTEK have embarked on a new joint venture, ALTEK-MHD. This joint venture ( based in the ALTEK offices, UK), comprises of ALTEK, Unimet and the Siberian Federal University, and has been set up to further develop a wide range of MHD technologies for application within aluminium sector. The 1st of these new technologies to enter the market will be the Electromagnetic Mold Stirring for the aluminium casting process.

LHMS - Liquid Heart Metal Stirrer Developed

ALTEK-MHD’s join venture product, Electromagnetic Mold Stirring, developed great interest within the industry as an economically viable method to create high quality slabs through DC casting. In the production of high quality aluminium castings, control of the cast structure is of great importance and research has found that the loss caused by defects per one casting pit producing complex alloys could be as high at $10,000,000.

Equally ALTEK’s research and development project AluSalt was widely spoken about. The main aim of AluSalt is to create value for the aluminium recycling process operator to facilitate cost effective reprocessing of salt cake generated from rotary salt furnace process. In doing so huge processing and transportation costs can be saved, improving a company’s profitability and reducing the carbon footprint of the Aluminium Industry.


10th Oct 2014See us at Dusseldorf Oct 7th to 9th at Aluminium Dusseldorf 2014

ALTEK attend various exhibitions and conferences throughout the year, most notably at Aluminium Dusseldorf 2014. Situated in a bustling location, Alan Peel (Managing Director) and his team greeted many visitors and showcased the wide range of technologies and products which they can offer. There was wide range interest for their existing product base of Electromagnetic Stirrers (EMS) and TARDIS Gen II Dross Presses, however the launch of two new research and development projects ALTEK has been working stole some of the limelight.

See us at Dusseldorf Oct 7th to 9th at Aluminium Dusseldorf 2014

ALTEK-MHD’s join venture product, Electromagnetic Mold Stirring, developed great interest within the industry as an economically viable method to create high quality slabs through DC casting. In the production of high quality aluminium castings, control of the cast structure is of great importance and research has found that the loss caused by defects per one casting pit producing complex alloys could be as high at $10,000,000.

Equally ALTEK’s research and development project AluSalt was widely spoken about. The main aim of AluSalt is to create value for the aluminium recycling process operator to facilitate cost effective reprocessing of salt cake generated from rotary salt furnace process. In doing so huge processing and transportation costs can be saved, improving a company’s profitability and reducing the carbon footprint of the Aluminium Industry.


10th May 2014Full TARDIS Upgrade Leaves ALTEK UK

Cortizo - Full TARDIS Upgrade Leaves ALTEK UK.

Full TARDIS Upgrade Leaves ALTEK UK

Cortizo's fully refurbished 1048 TARDIS Dross Press incorporating all the new features of the TARDIS Generation II technology leaves ALTEK, UK. This comes after many successful upgrades throughout Europe on a variety of original TARDIS model types, resulting in delighted customers who now experience improved dross press performance. Cortizo’s "Full Upgrade" includes a fully automated system with a vertical sliding door, new hydraulic and control power pack, cooling head upgrade and new ALTEK custom dross pans.


1st May 2014Extensive testing in a comparative study shows the difference between Altek Dross Press and Inert Gas Dross Cooler

In cast houses worldwide, the two most prevalent technologies used to cool dross and prevent valuable metal units within the dross from oxidizing away are the Dross Press and the Inert Gas Cooler. Over the past decade the dross press has become the most used dross cooling technology within the new primary aluminium smelter cast houses. As an example in the 6 primary aluminium smelter cast houses located in the Middle East, there are 24 dross presses used today for cooling their drosses.

Extensive testing in a comparative study shows the difference between Altek Dross Press and Inert Gas Dross Cooler

This paper presents a recent, rigorous study at a U.S. billet casting facility comparing the operational results of these two technologies by simultaneous processing of dross from the same furnace over a period of four months. Both in-house drain and secondary metal recoveries (through a Tilt Rotary Furnace) were considered and reported separately in the study, and both economic and environmental/facility issues are addressed.


1st Sept 2013See us at KRASNOYARSK Sep 4th to 6th at Krasnoyarsk, Russia 2013

Krasnoyarsk Territory is one of the senior and major metallurgical regions of Siberia. Krasnoyarsk Territory is in the forefront of resources and minerals mining in the world, especially in such metals as copper, nickel, cobalt, aluminum, gold and platinum.

See us at KRASNOYARSK Sep 4th to 6th at Krasnoyarsk, Russia 2013

Major projects on development resource base and deep minerals recycling are implemented in Krasnoyarsk region. Our congress is a platform for experts to discuss usage of scientific achievements, latest technologies, innovation materials, equipment operation. Please come and visit ALTEK’s stand or arrange a meeting through our website exhibitions page.


1st July 2013See us at MEXICO CITY July 17th to 20th at Mexico City 2013

Altek will be present at Mexico’s leading B2B trade event for the aluminium eco-system and its application to industries bringing together producers, processors, technology suppliers and consumers along the entire value chain.

See us at MEXICO CITY July 17th to 20th at Mexico City 2013

11th Nov 2011ALTEK is awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise International Trade

Over 140 customers and partners converged on the new Altek plant and head office in Chesterfield, UK. The Lord Lieutenant gave the ceremonial presentation of the Queens Award for Enterprise to Altek’s MD Alan Peel and the Altek team. With the new facility now fully fitted out, Altek’s manufacturing efficiency and productivity are able to service the worldwide demand for its products.

ALTEK is awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise International Trade

Guests were given tours around working examples of Altek’s Electromagnetic Stirring technology and “Tardis Generation 2” dross press technology, giving many their first understanding of Altek’s range and comprehensive technological scope in aluminium recycling. As MD Alan Peel said in his presentation “A significant sector of our market is the 1,000,000 tonnes of aluminium trapped in dross alone - where Altek’s presses are making huge improvements in metal recycling and recovery in cast-houses throughout the world”. The celebrations included an excellent meal and a chance for many people to make connections and renew acquaintances.


21st Apr 2011ALTEK is awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise – International Trade

On April 21st 2011 it was announced that ALTEK EUROPE Ltd has been awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise – International Trade. Managing Director of ALTEK EUROPE Ltd, Alan Peel, stated of the award, "This is a great moment for the company which we launched in 2007 to support the growth in aluminium production and aluminium recycling around the world.

ALTEK is awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise – International Trade

The company has a range of unique products that are recognised as world leading and are being used by hundreds of aluminium companies all over the world. The ALTEK team is small in its number of employees. However the team here in the UK, and our sub-contractors, as well as our strategic partners from all over the world have made this Award possible. It is a great credit to the whole ALTEK team and their partners. We look forward to continuing our export growth and we are currently in the process of expanding our UK operations to support this initiative."


1st Nov 2011See us at NEW DELHI, 10th to 12th Nov 2011 at Aluminium New Delhi

Altek will be present at India’s leading B2B trade event for the aluminium eco-system and its application to industries bringing together producers, processors, technology suppliers and consumers along the entire value chain.

See us at ALUMINIUM CAST HOUSE Technology, Melbourne, 11th to 14th Sept 2011

1st Sept 2011See us at ALUMINIUM CAST HOUSE Technology, Melbourne, 11th to 14th Sept 2011

Altek will be heading to Shanghai who will be hosting the world’s leading aluminium trade fair. Altek will be presenting information on products and technologies available to businesses within the industry. Altek can be found on the Metalink stand.

See us at ALUMINIUM CAST HOUSE Technology, Melbourne, 11th to 14th Sept 2011

1st July 2011See us at SHANGHAI Jul 13th to 15th at Aluminium Shanghai 2011

Altek will be heading to Shanghai who will be hosting the world’s leading aluminium trade fair. Altek will be presenting information on products and technologies available to businesses within the industry. Altek can be found on the Metalink stand.

See us at SHANGHAI  Jul 13th to 15th at Aluminium Shanghai 2011

1st May 2011See us at DUBAI May 9th to 11th at Aluminium Dubai 2011

Altek will be attending the leading exhibition for aluminium products, technologies and investments in the Middle East. Brochures and pull-ups will be available at our stand along with representatives for Altek.

See us at DUBAI May 9th to 11th at Aluminium Dubai 2011

1st Sept 2010See us at ESSEN Sept 14th to 16th at Aluminium Essen 2010
 

Altek will reveal it’s latest Altek Tardis press at Aluminium Essen 10 in September, incorporating all the latest advanced environmental technology, control systems and efficiency with rugged and long lived upgraded components. Altek will be on Stand E40 in Hall 7.

See us at ESSEN Sept 14th to 16th at Aluminium Essen 2010

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