History

Throughout its history, AMG’s predecessor companies have advanced metallurgical-based technologies to provide innovative solutions for industrial challenges. AMG Aluminum continues that proud tradition today.

  • 1938

    London and Scandinavian Metallurgical Co. Limited (LSM UK) is formed in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England.

  • 1954

    LSM UK establishes its aluminium department using induction furnaces to melt aluminium to produce master alloys and TiBAl® grain refiners in waffle plate and ingot form for the aluminium industry.

  • 1967

    KBA’s Wenatchee plant begins production, supplying grain refiners and alloying agents to the aluminum industry in the Pacific Northwest.

  • 1978

    Production of grain refining rod TiBAl® at LSM UK changes to a continuously cast / rolled route.

  • 1979

    Ground is broken for a new KBA facility in Henderson County, KY, USA, for the production of aluminum master alloys.

  • 1983

    LSM UK patents a range of alloying tablets marketed under the brand name ALTAB® as a metal alloy production facility.

  • 1988

    KBA Builds a Technology Centre at the Henderson County facility to provide new product and process development and technical support to the market.

  • 2008

    LSM (Jiaxing) Co. Ltd. is formed by LSM UK in Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China and begins production ALTAB® alloying tablets.

  • 2009

    Expansion and modernization of the Carandai Hydroelectric plant in Brazil with new capacity to generate 4.3MW of electricity, allows LSM Brasil to be self-sufficient for its electricity needs.

  • 2011

    AMG Aluminum is formed by combining the aluminum activities of KB Alloys, LSM UK, and LSM Brasil with headquarters in Wayne, PA, USA.

  • 2012

    LSM Brasil celebrates its centennial. KB Alloys is renamed AMG Aluminum North America. AMG Aluminum UK Limited is formed.

  • 2018

    AMG Aluminium UK Limited celebrates 80 years of production in the Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England.

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