Rusal America joins Neighborhood 91 AM Campus at Pittsburgh Airport
Neighborhood 91 is the first development in the world to both condense and connect all components of the additive manufacturing and 3D printing supply chain into one powerful production ecosystem.
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Rusal’s Allow brand of AM aluminum powders feature low-carbon footprint.
Rusal America, an En+ Group company, has joined Neighborhood 91 — an innovation center dedicated to additive manufacturing (AM) technology, located at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Innovation Campus. Neighborhood 91 will be home to Rusal America’s aluminum AM powders business.
As one of the largest suppliers of low-carbon aluminum to the U.S., the expansion of Rusal America at Neighborhood 91 enables it to better serve North American manufacturers through its line of high-performance aluminum alloys designed specifically for AM. Rusal America’s powders portfolio serves the aerospace and automotive industries.
“By enabling sustainable operations, Neighborhood 91 is an ideal location from which to expand our presence in the AM powders market without compromising on our core sustainability principles,” says C. Brian Hesse, president and CEO of Rusal America.
Neighborhood 91 is the first development of the 195-acre Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus. It is also the first development in the world to both condense and connect all components of the AM and 3D printing supply chain into one powerful production ecosystem.
The company says Rusal America’s parent company, En+ Group, is the biggest and lowest cost producer of aluminum outside of China and one of the largest clean energy businesses worldwide. Thanks to its huge hydropower resource, En+ Group leads the global production of low-carbon aluminum, an essential metal in the world’s transition to a truly low-carbon economy.
En+ Group recently announced its ambition to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the entire business by at least 35% by 2030 and to become net zero by 2050. Neighborhood 91’s end-to-end manufacturing ecosystem supports these ambitions by providing: co-location of capital resources; on-site recycling of inert gases; an efficient and reliable microgrid; and reduced transportation emissions.
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