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Novelis to build $300mn aluminium plant in Kentucky

January 26, 2018

The aluminium company based in Atlanta, Georgia, has announced its plans to open an aluminium plant in Kentucky.

The cost of the construction is anticipated to reach US$300mn, with the site having a 200,000 metric tonne capacity, and employing 125 people.

The plant will produce flat rolled aluminium – which is often used by automakers when designing lighter vehicles for fuel efficiency.

The facility will feature heat treatment and pre-treatment facilities, to be used for aluminium preparation for vehicle parts, such as hoods and doors.

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