Aleris closing two smelters to optimize alloy ‘footprint’

Oct 24, 2007 | 11:03 AM | Paul Schaffer

The decision by Aleris International Inc., Beachwood, Ohio, to close smelters in Canada and Mexico will eliminate most of the duplication left by Aleris' acquisition of Wabash Alloys LLC, market observers said Wednesday.

If one more closure is required, the most likely candidate is the former Wabash Alloys plant in Steele, Ala., the sources said.....

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