NEWNAN, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bonnell Aluminum, a subsidiary of Tredegar Corporation (NYSE:TG), announced today the start-up of its new state-of-the-art aluminum extrusion line at its AACOA division facility located in Niles, Michigan.
This $18-million expansion project, which includes a new 3600-ton (9-inch container) aluminum extrusion press, handling systems and ancillary equipment, as well as additional floor space to accommodate future value-added fabrication capacity, will serve the automotive and specialty markets with custom finished aluminum extrusions.
“The completion of this project marks another major milestone for our company. Demand from our customers and core markets has been strong, and we are now in a better position to meet their requirements for quality products and services,” commented Brook Hamilton, President and General Manager for Bonnell Aluminum. “The addition of this new extrusion line strengthens us on all fronts.”
About Bonnell Aluminum
Bonnell Aluminum is a subsidiary of Tredegar Corporation (NYSE:TG). The Company and its operating divisions, AACOA and Futura Industries, are leading manufacturers of customer-fabricated and finished aluminum extrusions serving the building and construction, automotive and transportation, consumer durables, machinery and equipment, electrical and distribution markets. The Company has manufacturing facilities located in Newnan GA, Carthage TN, Niles MI, Elkhart IN, and Clearfield, UT.