The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Monday that the People’s Republic of China’s Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co., Ltd has joined the organization as a Production and Transformation member, bringing the Initiative’s total membership to 88.
Luoyang Wanji, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wanji Holding Group Co., Ltd., was formed in 2008 and produces aluminium foil for a diverse array of industries, including transportation, packaging and building, and several other related sectors. The firm also supplies intermediate materials for home appliances, electronic communication, pharmaceuticals, printing, and other product areas.
Wanji Holding Group Co., Ltd., which was established in 1987, is a large-scale enterprise integrated with several other areas including coal, electric power, metallurgy, chemicals, and building materials. The company has been ranked by financial commenters as one of the Middle Kingdom’s top enterprises.
Wanji Aluminium’s chairman Yuemin Li greeted the news by noting that acceptance into ASI is part of the company’s broader goal of responsible aluminium production.
“Wanji Aluminium Processing is glad to join ASI, we strive to minimize the environmental impacts of our operation, and support ASI’s commitment to promote sustainability in the aluminium value-chain.”
The ASI is a worldwide organization dedicated to setting industrial standards and certifications in the aluminium industry. The association attempts to bring together the various stakeholders in the aluminium industry in order to achieve objectives including sustainable production methods, material chain-of-custody procedures, recycling, social impacts related to aluminium production, and production standards.