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ABC becomes a Member of the Aluminum Association’s influential Government Affairs Committee

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The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) includes specialist lawyers and lobbyists based in Washington D.C., as well as leading primary and secondary producers who provide input across a full spectrum of knowledge and experience regarding the needs and preferred direction of the industry. The full roster of primary and secondary producer-members is as follows: Mike Belwood, Arconic, Committee Chairman Anne Clawson, Alcoa Sonya Harden, Alcoa John Lapides, United Ken Willings, Aleris Tim Evans, ABC Aluminum Ian Littlewood, Rusal John Barneson, Kaiser … Continue reading

ABC Celebrates Christmas and the Holiday Season, With a Party for All the Staff, at the Rosarito Convention Center

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Last night, Saturday, December 17th, ABC Aluminum continued its 17 year-old tradition of holding a Christmas Party to celebrate the Season, and to say Thank You! to all the Management and Staff for all their hard work and commitment throughout the Year. Buses were laid on throughout the region of Tijuana and surrounding districts to bring many of the employees to the venue, and at 2:00PM, to return them home. Rosarito is a municipality south of Tijuana, on the coast, … Continue reading

ABC exhibits at Tijuana Innovadora at the World Trade Center in Tijuana November 3rd to November 10th

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ABC has been a proud sponsor of, and participant in, Tijuana Innovadora, now in its fourth biennial year. The purpose behind this very popular Expo is to create an experience for all in Tijuana and the surrounding cities and towns to enjoy and learn from.

The Mayor of Tijuana Dr. Jorge Astiazarán and other Dignitaries attended a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony today, to formally open the new Bypass Road, a joint venture between ABC and the Municipal Government of Tijuana, that connects ABC’s Plant with the main Highway linking Tijuana and the Border to the north, and Rosarito and the Port of Ensenada and beyond, to the south.

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The Mayor of Tijuana Dr. Jorge Astiazarán and other Dignitaries attended a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony today, to formally open the new Bypass Road that connects ABC’s Plant with the main Highway linking Tijuana and the Border to the north, and Rosarito and the Port of Ensenada and beyond, to the south. This road was until now an unpaved gravel track, very rough and uneven. Although used, and with difficulty, by heavy trucks, for example to deliver ABC’s heavy new presses, the … Continue reading

ABC is exhibiting at Tijuana Innovadora between November 3rd and November 10th. This biennial event began in 2010 and has now become a tradition. It features and spotlights the strengths of everything great about Tijuana and the region, and is designed to educate and inspire schoolchildren and students, families and the entire populace about opportunities and successes within their community.

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Industry and business, culture and entertainment, cuisine, services and much more are included in the packed program of events. It is designed to touch every aspect of life in the city, and extends and connects also to Mexico as a whole. ABC has fully supported Tijuana Innovadora since 2010. This has become a much- anticipated biennial celebration about everything that is special about living and working in Tijuana. This year, the expo will be held at the city’s World Trade Center … Continue reading

ABC welcomes the Mayor of Tijuana Dr. Jorge Astiazarán and Señor Xavier Peniche, Secretary of Economic Development for the City of Tijuana, for an official visit to dedicate the recently completed bypass-road and learn about ABC’s growth and role as a major employer in the region with staff close to 1250

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Today, Wadih Kuri, President and CEO and Señor Jorge Kuri, together with Moises Guzman, CFO and Mauricio Villarreal, Plant Director, welcomed Dr. Jorge Astiazarán, the Mayor of Tijuana, and Señor Xavier Peniche, Tijuana’s Secretary of Economic Development, dignitaries, and their teams, who came to ABC’s main plant in the Santa Fe district of the city, on an official visit. Telemundo and photographers were present to record the entire occasion, that included a presentation followed by a complete factory tour. Currently … Continue reading

ABC completes new 150,000 Sq. Ft. production building

The new building, approximating to 150,000 Sq. Ft. has been completed.

A year ago, ABC purchased an additional seven acres of land adjacent to its 67 acres of property. The first building, completed earlier this year was to house the new Kautec Press. Now, we are pleased to announce, the adjacent building, approximating to 150,000 Sq. Ft. has been completed.

ABC Completes new bypass road access to main plant

ABC Completes new bypass road access to main plant

This project, a long time being planned, was finally completed this week. The groundwork required was exceptionally difficult because the terrain was largely undefined, and parallels a steep escarpment. The new road has been built to code, with barriers installed, street lighting, and full signage. Previously an unpaved gravel track-roadway, the new route, made possible by this investment, connects directly to the main road from Tijuana to Rosarito and beyond; and importantly, enables all transport to the plant to redirect … Continue reading

ABC was a Key Sponsor for an important presentation about the Mexican and North American Economy from the Chancellor of the University of the Americas, Puebla, one of the most prestigious universities. Senor Derbez recently held positions as Economics Minister, also as Foreign Secretary, in the Mexican Government.

Former Foreign Secretary and Economics Minister, Chancellor Luis Ernesto Derbez Bautista, UDLAP.

Chancellor Luis Ernesto Derbez was the Keynote Speaker and Honored Guest for a special breakfast meeting at the Grand Hotel in Tijuana hosted today by the National Chamber of Industry (CANACINTRA). Senor Derbez served as the Economics Minister and also as Foreign Secretary in the administration of President Vicente Fox, Mexico City. Former Foreign Secretary and Economics Minister, Chancellor Luis Ernesto Derbez, UDLAP. The University of the Americas, also known as Universidad de las Américas Puebla, UDLAP, is located in … Continue reading

ABC Aluminum Announces That its New Kautec Seven Inch Press is Now in Full Production

This press is the third to be added within five years, the first being an SMS-Meer 10 inch, the second a Presezzi 8 inch, and now a Kautec 7 inch. Each of these presses, including the Kautec, have been installed in purpose-built structures that house not just the press in each case, but also state-of-the-art control systems, run-out tables with Kevlar rollers, dual-pullers, and stretchers. Plus ovens to temper the aluminum extrusions to specification, and all ancillary equipment. Wadih Kuri, … Continue reading