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    Novelis to Build Greenfield Automotive Aluminum Sheet Plant in Kentucky

    Novelis Inc. plans to build an approximately $300 million automotive aluminum sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky. The greenfield facility will include heat treatment and pre-treatment lines, which prepare aluminum for use in vehicle parts such as body-in-white, hoods, doors, lift gates, and fenders. The facility will have an annual nameplate capacity of 200,000 tonnes.  Demand for […]

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    Audubon Metals Expanding Secondary Aluminum Capacity

    Audubon Metals LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Enterprises Inc., is investing $8.3 million in its facility in Henderson, KY, which produces secondary aluminum using shredded automotive metal. The expansion will add nearly 21,000 sq ft of manufacturing space — enlarging it to more than 333,000 sq ft — in order to house a fifth reverberatory furnace […]

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    Kobe Steel to Build Aluminum Extrusion Plant in Kentucky

    Kobe Steel, Ltd. plans to manufacture and sell aluminum extrusions for the automotive sector in the U.S. in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The facility will operate through a company called Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (KPEX) and will manufacture make bumper and frame materials for cars. The $46.7 million investment will include a new integrated […]