Fire leads to production halt at Aleris plant

Apr 25, 2013 | 04:49 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Aleris International, Richmond plant, Virginia facility, fire, production, finishing, 3025 sheet, aluminum Michael Cowden

CHICAGO — A fire at Aleris International Inc.’s Richmond, Va., facility has halted production, and it isn’t immediately clear when full operations might resume, a company spokesman told AMM April 25.

It also was unclear April 25 whether, or to what extent, customers might be impacted, the spokesman said. While finishing operations are likely to resume April 26, it isn’t yet certain when production might start up again, he added.....

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