MAKS: AGREEMENT BETWEEN VIAM AND RUSAL
On August 28, 2015, an agreement concerning scientific-technical cooperation between the All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM) and the company “RUSAL” has been signed at the International Aviation and Space Show MAKS-2015.
The cooperation is aimed at implementation of the top priority current and advanced projects regarding to the development of materials and industrial technologies of new generation.
In particular, the joint work will be aimed at development of new low-alloyed wrought and cast aluminum alloys, as well as at development of energy- and resources-saving technologies for the production of ingots and semi-finished products of a wide nomenclature. Besides, mastering the manufacture of semi-finished products from advanced aluminum and aluminum-lithium alloys for different industries is planned.
Integrated company “RUSAL” is a leading aluminum producer in the world. The company`s main products are primary aluminum, aluminum alloys, foil and alumina. Company’s assets include the complex of enterprises involved in the chain of production of the final product – starting from ore mines up to foil rolling plants. It allows the company to control every stage of the manufacturing process and to ensure the highest quality of products.
“RUSAL” is one of the three most effective aluminum producers in the world and the company plans to take the lead on this subject. The own scientific and technical facilities allow the company to create and introduce new technologies aimed at optimization of production and reducing its costs.