Imperial Aluminum begins restart of Alabama smelter

Nov 23, 2009 | 11:41 AM | Paul Schaffer

Imperial Aluminum LLC, successor to the smelting assets of Commercial Alloys Corp., is putting its Alabama plant back in operation.

"Minerva (Ohio) is now operating at near capacity," David Kozin, the company's president, said, and "we have begun a slow startup in Scottsboro," the Alabama operation.

Minerva current annualized scrap intake is 110 million pounds, with 90 million pounds of ingot output, he said. The Scottsboro plant is slightly smaller than Minerva, according to a description from the bankruptcy period.....

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