Global Aluminum plans to invest in NA facilities

Sep 13, 2013 | 05:55 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Aluminum Shapes, Rick Taylor, Signature Aluminum Canada, Global Aluminum, Johnson Shao, Ted Riddle, LiaoNing ZhongWang Group, Christopher Tresize casthouse

CHICAGO — Global Aluminum (USA) Inc. plans to invest millions to upgrade its Aluminum Shapes LLC and Signature Aluminum Canada Inc. businesses, according to market sources and a New Jersey official.

Sources estimated the total investment at the two facilities at $45 million to $65 million.

The lower figure is more likely, AMM has been told, with $30 million slated for a new casthouse and upgrades to the extrusion plant at Delair, N.J.-based Aluminum Shapes LLC, and another $15 million to $20 million earmarked for a new extrusion press and upgrades to two current presses and the casthouse at Pickering, Ontario-based Signature Aluminum Canada.....

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