JW Aluminum to invest USD30m in equipment upgradesVolker Karow
JW Aluminum is investing USD32.8 million to optimize equipment for aluminium foil production. The investment includes projects to enhance existing rolling mills, annealing equipment and slitters to improve quality, reliability and throughput for the fin stock, honeycomb foil and flexible packaging markets. The upgrades will also further automate control systems in the company’s foil producing facilities Russellville (Arkansas), Saint Louis (Missouri) and Williamsport (Pennsylvania).
The expansion of the Goose Creek, South Carolina facility, focused on the sheet side of the business, is underway and on schedule to be complete in 2020.