Nexcast®: Revolutionizing the Aluminum Industry for a Sustainable Future

At Golden Aluminum, innovation drives us towards a sustainable future. Our groundbreaking Nexcast® technology is reshaping the aluminum industry, setting new standards in sustainability and efficiency. We’ll explore how Nexcast® is changing the industry and why it matters for our planet and our communities.

Advancing Decarbonization

Nexcast® technology is essential in advancing decarbonization within the aluminum industry. By significantly reducing carbon emissions, water, and energy consumption compared to traditional DC mills, Nexcast® sets a new benchmark in recycling efficiency.

Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Golden Aluminum’s commitment to sustainability goes beyond technology. Nexcast reflects our dedication to social responsibility, contributing to global efforts to reduce carbon footprints and promote eco-friendly practices.

Key Benefits of Nexcast®

  • Energy Efficiency: Nexcast® consumes 12% less electrical energy and 23% less natural gas compared to direct chill casting processes, making it a greener choice for aluminum production.
  • Water Conservation: Nexcast® uses 86% less processed water than traditional DC processes, highlighting our commitment to conserving this vital resource and demonstrating our dedication to environmental stewardship.
  • Carbon Emissions Reduction: Nexcast® reduces carbon intensity by approximately 63.9% compared to traditional DC processes, contributing to a significant decrease in greenhouse gas emissions
  • Enhanced Scrap Utilization: By improving our ability to process a broader spectrum of scrap sources, Nexcast® promotes a higher utilization of recycled content in our products, thereby supporting a circular economy.

Infographic comparing the footprint of traditional DC hot rolling mills to Nexcast mini-mill process for decarbonization.

Versatility and Efficiency

Nexcast® stands out as the most versatile aluminum continuous casting technology available today, capable of producing a wide range of alloys. Its exceptional efficiency and adaptability make it the best alternative for sustainable aluminum production.

A Step Towards Industry Decarbonization

Nexcast®’s environmentally conscious approach significantly reduces its ecological footprint through efficient resource utilization, minimized concrete usage, fewer buildings, and reduced soil sealing. This transformation is crucial for advancing a greener aluminum industry.

The Facts

Nexcast®’s innovations align with the global warming reduction goals set by the Aluminum Association and the International Aluminum Institute. This technology not only enhances corporate citizenship and community engagement but also provides long-term, above-market job opportunities, contributing to sustained economic growth.

Impact on the Industry

Infographic highlighting key facts about Nexcast technology’s benefits: energy, water, and gas savings, and carbon reduction.

Workforce Development

Nexcast® promotes workforce development by upskilling employees and partnering with technical schools. These initiatives ensure that our workforce is equipped with the latest skills and knowledge to drive future innovations.


Nexcast® is more than just a technological advancement; it’s a commitment to a sustainable and socially responsible future. At Golden Aluminum, we are proud to lead the transformation of the aluminum industry with Nexcast® technology. Together, we are creating a legacy of excellence and sustainability that will benefit generations to come.