Novelis Increase Rolling Capacity to 600, 000 Tons

Novelis invested US$340 Million and expanded aluminium rolling operations at its plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Production capacity has been increased by more than 50 percent to greater than 600 000 metric tons of aluminium sheet per year.

"This investment reflects the ability of Novelis to respond to our customers' needs, develop new products and surpass market expectations," said Phil Martens, President and CEO of Novelis. "Brazil  is one of the most rapidly growing regions where Novelis operates around the world. With the expansion of our plant, we expect to meet the growing demand for aluminum flat rolled products in South America for the next decade."

The plant also houses the largest aluminium recycling centre in South America.

For further information please visit the Novelis website.