Rio Tinto Alcan in transport extrusions deal

Feb 28, 2014 | 06:38 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  aluminum, extrusions, R&D, Rio Tinto Alcan Inc., National Research Council of Canada, ground transportation market, NRC, Etienne Jacques collaborative research

CHICAGO — Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada have signed a five-year deal to develop aluminum extrusions for the ground transportation sector.

The Montreal-based aluminum producer said Feb. 28 that the agreement, valued at Canadian $3.25 million ($2.94 million), would see work conducted at NRC facilities in Saguenay, Québec, and the company’s Arvida Research and Development Center in Saguenay–Lac Saint-Jean, Québec.....

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