Aleris Exec: Market Efficiency Lags Aluminum Sales Growth

Demetriou, Steven
December 2005
Metal Center News;Dec2005, Vol. 45 Issue 13, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents information on Aleris International Inc., a global player in aluminum recycling, value-added zinc products and a major North American manufacturer of common alloy sheet. Aleris was formed through the merger of Commonwealth Industries Inc. and IMCO Recycling Inc. in December 2004. In its first year of operation, the company has made several acquisitions as part of its strategy to transform two struggling companies into a single successful enterprise. In recent months, Aleris announced the acquisitions of Tomra Latasa of Sao Paulo, Brazil, ALSCO Metals Corp. of Raleigh, North Carolina, and certain assets of Ormet Aluminum of Wheeling, West Virginia.


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