Ormet working to complete restart of Ohio aluminum smelter by April

Dec 19, 2006 | 08:35 AM | Matthew Lerner

Ormet Corp. is planning to have all six potlines at its recently restarted Hannibal, Ohio, aluminum smelter on line by April.

Ormet restarted the first 35 pots last week and poured its first metal Tuesday. Pots are being restarted on a nearly continuous basis, according to Ken Campbell, president and chief executive officer. "Each shift we'll add eight to 10 more pots," he said. "It will be April before all six potlines are running." There are 176 pots on each....

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