UACJ Corporation

Constellium Agrees To Buy UACJ’s Share Of Bowling Green Aluminium Auto Body Sheet Plant For US$100 Million

Constellium Agrees To Buy UACJ’s Share Of Bowling Green Aluminium Auto Body Sheet Plant For US$100 Million

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday the signing of a binding purchase agreement with UACJ Corporation and Tri-Arrows Aluminum Holding Inc. (TAAH), its United States affiliate, to buy TAAH’s 49-percent ownership of Constellium-UACJ ABS, LLC (CUA) for US$100...


Kentucky UACJ Automotive Aluminium Plant to Undergo $3.3MM Expansion

Citing an increased demand for automotive aluminium, UACJ subsidiary UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries (UWH) is planning a US$3.3-million expansion at its Paducah, Kentucky, facility. The plant, which produces precision aluminium parts for automotive applications, came under UACJ’s roof after being purchased last year. It will undergo a 56,000-ft2 expansion to make room for new machining […]

UACJ Preparing to Ramp Up Aluminium Production for Tesla Model 3 Chassis Parts

Japanese aluminium company UACJ will reportedly be ramping up operations at its plant in Michigan in order to provide aluminium chassis parts for Tesla’s Model 3. A report in The Nihon Keizai Shinbun (The Nikkei) on Sunday revealed a JPY3 billion (USD26 million) investment that is to take place at what is assumed to be […]

UACJ to Invest US$488 MM in US, Thailand to Boost Rolled Aluminum Capacity

Japan’s aluminium firm UACJ announced this week that it is planning to spend US$488 million in the United States and the Kingdom of Thailand in order to boost its overseas rolled aluminium capacity by forty percent. According to the company’s projections, the capex project in question will boost overseas capacity to 700,000 metric tons, which […]

Constellium-UACJ US$150MM Joint Venture Plant Opens in Kentucky

Constellium-UACJ opened its new auto body sheeting plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky this week. The 225,000-ft2 plant, built at a cost of US$150 million, will produce finished auto body sheet for sale to major American auto manufacturers. Construction of the plant began in 2014 in the Kentucky Transpark. The plant will employ 65 workers and […]

Japanese Aluminium Companies Ramping Up to Capture Share in US Automotive Aluminium Market

Japanese aluminium producers UACJ Corp and Kobe Steel are gearing up to meet an ever-increasing demand for the metal in the United States’ automotive industry, according to a recent article in Reuters. Detroit’s automakers are continuing to increase their use of aluminium in order to meet government environmental standards. Japan’s biggest rolled-aluminum products maker UACJ’s […]