Aleris to add cold mill at Belgian plant

Aug 08, 2011 | 06:23 PM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Aleris, Steven Demetriou, Sean Stack, cold-rolling mill, automotive body sheet, Suzy Waite

NEW YORK — Aleris International Inc. plans to boost capacity in Belgium with the addition of a new cold-rolling mill that will come online at the end of 2012, chairman and chief executive officer Steven Demetriou said Monday, noting that building on its plate-rolling mill in China continues.

"We have approved a cold mill expansion and upgrade in Duffel, Belgium, that will increase our capacity in wide auto body sheet," Demetriou said in the company’s second-quarter earnings call.....





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