Aleris' Virginia plant eyes return to production after fire

Apr 26, 2013 | 01:58 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Aleris International, Richmond, Virginia, fire, electrical, furnaces, bag houses, cold-rolling finishing

CHICAGO — Aleris International Inc.’s Richmond, Va., facility is recovering after an April 24 fire, a company spokesman told AMM.
The facility’s electrical system has already been restarted and its furnaces and bag houses are up and running. Meanwhile, executives at the Beachwood, Ohio-based aluminum producer don’t see any signs of refractory damage and cold-rolling and finishing operations restarted April 26,....

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