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Constellium launches Aeral™, a new aluminium solution designed for the aerosol market
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Constellium launches Aeral™, a new aluminium solution designed for the aerosol market

20 October 2015

Amsterdam, October 20, 2015 - Constellium N. V. (NYSE and Euronext: CSTM) launches Aeral™, a new aluminium solution designed for the production of aerosol containers using the Drawn and  Ironed (D&I) technology which is currently used to produce beverage cans. Constellium’s Aeral™ allows a minimum of 30% weight savings compared to traditional impact extruded containers, all while maintaining the same level of performance in terms of resistance to pressure and great ductility.

 “Aeral™ is a new aluminium solution which, combined with the D&I technology, we expect will radically change the niche aerosol market. Yielding significant weight savings, this combination will dramatically reduce the environmental footprint of aerosol containers,” said Raphaël Thevenin, Sales & Marketing Director, Beverage Food and Personal Care at Constellium.

“Constellium’s Aeral™ is developed from a specific alloy that can be used efficiently throughout the D&I can making process, including the specific necking operation, while meeting the pressure resistance and aesthetical requirements of cosmetics companies,” highlighted Hervé Vichery, Customer Technical Support Manager at Constellium.

Aeral™ demonstrates Constellium’s commitment to sustainability and the development of innovative, lighter and infinitely recyclable solutions.  Aeral™ was created through a combination of cutting-edge research at C-TEC, Constellium’s world-class technology center in Voreppe, France, and strong industrial capabilities at the Company’s rolling mill in Neuf-Brisach, France, which has long experience in manufacturing light-weighting products, including beverage cans. Constellium is already in advanced discussions with some key players in the market. 

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