Innovation Award for AFM

On the 10th of December 2015, the “Adjustable Flexible Moulds (AFM) development and pilot” won the “Hydro President’s Innovation Award” in the Products & Processes category.

The President’s Innovation Award jury found that “Primary Metal AFM has shown excellent teamwork developing and implementing new casting technology for sheet ingots. The innovation involves improved safety, cost reductions (in scrap rate and productivity) and improved market opportunities (new high-margin alloys with volume growth potential).”

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ADJUSTABLE FLEXIBLE MOULDS PROJECT: Arild Håkonsen, Terje Iveland, Svein Richard Brandtzæg.