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LOTTE Aluminium Plans US$238 MM Ultra-Thin Aluminium Cathode Foil For Kentucky

LOTTE Aluminium Plans US$238 MM Ultra-Thin Aluminium Cathode Foil For Kentucky

LOTTE Aluminium Materials USA LLC announced this week a new US$238.7 million project in Kentucky to construct an aluminium foil production plant for use in EV batteries. Per the state governor’s office, LOTTE Aluminium is partnering with LOTTE Chemical on the project,...

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Kobelco Opens Expansion At Kentucky Extruded Aluminium Automotive Parts Plant

Kobe Steel, Ltd’s U.S. subsidiary Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (KPEX) inaugurated a new aluminium extrusions plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Wednesday. The plant, which is one of two operated by Kobelco in Bowling Green, manufactures and sells aluminium extrusions and fabricated products to buyers in the United States. The plant runs an […]

Rusal Makes Initial Payment On Planned Braidy Aluminium Rolling Mill

Russian Federation aluminium giant Rusal made the first in a series of payments on a US$200 million investment in Kentucky aluminium alloy and rolled aluminium producer Braidy Industries late last week. However, according to filings recently made by the firm to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Braidy is now expected to raise another US$300 million […]

CMWA Announces US$110-Million Expansion To NE Kentucky Aluminium Wheel Plant

Kentucky aluminium wheel maker Central Motor Wheel of America (CMWA) announced last Thursday the commencement of Project PROACE, a US$110-million expansion at its operations in Bourbon County that will add dozens of new jobs and hundreds of thousands of square feet to the manufacturing plant. The plant, which produces aluminium wheels for passenger cars and […]

Dajcor To Establish US$19.6 Million Aluminium Extrusion Operation In SE Kentucky

Kentucky’s Governor Matt Bevin announced plans by Ontario’s Dajcor Aluminum Ltd on Friday to construct a new, US$19.6 million plant in the southeastern reaches of the state. Per local media, Dajcor’s new plant will be located in Coalfields Industrial Park in Perry County. The plant will employ a workforce of 265 upon full ramp-up, producing […]