Magnesium Components GF Linamar Receives Major Order for Lightweight Components
GF Linamar has won a major order for magnesium lightweight components. The order from a US manufacturer amounts to a total of approximately $ 300 million over a period of five years.
GF Linamar, a joint venture between GF Automotive and manufacturing specialist Linamar, has won a major order for magnesium lightweight components from a US manufacturer. It involves the production of valve supports for a new pick-up model. The contract covers a period of five years and amounts to a total of approximately $ 300 million.
GF and its Canadian partner Linamar are operating a new plant in Mills River, North Carolina, USA, which was officially opened in October 2017. According to GF, the components of the major order for magnesium die-casting will be produced there from 2020 onwards.
This article was first published by Automobil Industrie.