Equipment issues hit Hydro’s billet plant

Feb 20, 2014 | 12:14 PM |

Tags  Norsk Hydro, Henderson Ky., remelt, billet, aluminum, Michael Cowden

CHICAGO — Norsk Hydro ASA’s remelt billet plant in Henderson, Ky., is sourcing metal from outside suppliers after suffering equipment problems, a company spokesman said.

The Oslo, Norway-based aluminum producer installed new valves early this year for the water cooler and casting pit at Henderson, but the valves "have not performed according to plan," a company spokesman told AMM in e-mails this week.....

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