The plant, known as Sapa Profiles Jiangyin Co, comprises 16 presses with a total capacity of 95kt.

Canada-based Nitrex Metal recently received an order from the plant for a turnkey nitrocarburizing system comprising furnace, racking, control system and process technology tailored for aluminium extrusion dies.

The new order, claims Nitrex, is part of the Sapa Group's plan to enhance the plant's heat treat operations, raise output capacity and bring new solutions to local customers.

Nitrex is a developer and supplier of automated turnkey nitriding systems for the aerospace and automotive industries.