Aleris set to start idled press in Tianjin

May 04, 2012 | 04:49 PM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Aleris International, Steven Demetriou, Duffel, Tianjin, Zhenjiang, Suzy Waite

NEW YORK — Aleris International Inc. will start up an idled extrusion press at its facility in Tianjin, China, during the second quarter.

The press was moved to Tianjin from the company’s facility in Belgium to "help meet growing automotive demand in the China region," chairman and chief executive officer Steven Demetriou said during the company’s first-quarter earnings conference call Friday. He said Aleris was in "the final steps" of installing the....

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