Alcan set to shut aluminum cast plate facility in California Jan. 21

Nov 29, 2005 | 02:29 PM | David Brooks

Alcan Inc. will close its Vernon, Calif., aluminum cast plate facility Jan. 21, 2006, the Montreal-based company said Tuesday.

Alcan said it is talking to possible buyers of both the equipment and the real estate.

"Over the past 18 months, we have thoroughly explored and examined various alternatives for the Vernon cast plate business. In a challenging economic environment, it has struggled to remain competitive, and we have reluctantly....

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