Alcoa to Cut Energy Used to Recycle Aluminum By 50% in New Facility

May 2013
Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;5/30/2013, p2
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The article reports that Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Product's expansion to its cast house in Barberton, Ohio is expected to reduce the amount of energy used to recycle aluminum for forged wheels by 50 percent. According to Alcoa, there will also be a reduction in greenhouse gases and increased efficiency and sustainability of the manufacturing process. Information on the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge program is also offered.


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