Aluminum Joint Venture Selects Bowling Green, Ky.
20 May, 2014
Constellium N.V. and UACJ Corp. announce a joint venture to build an aluminum production facility in Bowling Green. The $150 million project will create 80 new jobs. The venture will produce finished aluminum body sheets for cars and trucks. The company will supply parts to the country’s major automotive manufacturers. Construction for a 225,000-square-foot facility at Kentucky Transpark will begin this summer. “We look forward to supplying automotive OEMs throughout the U.S. with advanced products utilizing the technologies each party has separately developed in Europe and Japan,” says Mitsuru Okada, CEO, UACJ. “We welcome this joint venture with Constellium to tackle the strategic automotive market in the U.S.”
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