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August 2021


Billet being removed from the casting pit at Matalco’s new remelt and casting facility in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The new facility is capable of producing 250 million lbs of billet per year and is part of a larger expansion project across North America.


Matalco Launches New Remelt Plant in Wisconsin: Continues Massive Expansion of Billet Capacity in N.A.
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