Kaiser’s Kalamazoo plant start slower than expected

Kaiser Aluminum Corp.’s Kalamazoo, Mich., extrusion plant has had a slower-than-expected start.

The Foothill Ranch, Calif.-based company had said previously it expected the 464,000-square-foot plant, which has two extrusion presses and a remelt operation producing components for the automotive market, to be fully operational by the end of 2010.

Hockema warned of higher expenses for major maintenance work in the second half...


Suzy Waite

July 30, 2011

00:15 GMT

New York