KPEX – Bowling Green Aluminum Extrusion and Fabrication Plant – Kentucky - Project Profile
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The Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (KPEX), a subsidiary of Kobe Steel Ltd (TYO), is undertaking the construction of an aluminum extrusion and fabrication facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the US.
The project involves the construction of an aluminum extrusion and fabrication facility. It includes the construction of an aluminum smelter unit, production units, warehouses, distribution units and related infrastructure, and the installation of aluminum press lines, machinery and safety systems.
TYO will handle the construction works.
On August 10, 2016, the groundbreaking ceremony held on the project.
On April 3, 2017, KPEX awarded Almex with a contract for an automatic-tilt reverberatory melting furnace with close integration to the new Almex DC billet casting line.
Construction works on the project are underway and the product fabrication unit is scheduled to be completed by December 2017, and the plant’s melting, casting and extrusion units are scheduled for operation by October 2018.
The project involves the construction of an aluminum extrusion and fabrication facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the US.
The US$47 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an aluminum smelter unit
2. Construction of a production unit
3. Construction of a packing unit
4. Construction of distribution units
5. Construction of warehouses
6. Installation of aluminum press lines
7. Construction of related facilitiesReasons To Buy
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