CCL Industries, Canada-based specialty label and packaging solutions provider will be spending in a new plant to produce aluminum slugs used in the impact extrusion process to make aerosol cans, tubes and bottles for consumer packaged goods companies.
President and CEO of CCL Industries Geoffrey Martin said: "For many years the North American impact extrusion industry has relied on a single domestic supplier of aluminum slugs.
After a few years of production on lathes, John developed the impact extrusion
method of manufacture.
Rexam uses a manufacturing process, DWI, or "drawn wall ironed," which uses substantially less metal than impact extrusion
, a more common method.
: Impact extrusion
is commonly used to manufacture aluminum bottles.
This brings the plant's total number of lines to 10, making it the largest impact extrusion
container facility in North America.
Gayston s defense operations employ 187 people at a state-of-the-art facility in Springboro, Ohio, which is optimized for aluminum impact extrusion
Gayston's defense operations employ 187 people at a state-of-the-art facility in Springboro, Ohio, which is optimized for aluminum impact extrusion
Ball has acquired the leading North American maker of aluminum slugs used to make extruded aerosol cans, beverage bottles, aluminum collapsible tubes and technical impact extrusions