Aleris Europe Wins Defence Contract

Jun 15, 2010, 05:02 ET from Aleris Europe

NEUHAUSEN AM RHEINFALL, Switzerland, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris Europe announced today that they successfully closed a contract with Doosan DST Co., Ltd. (South Korea), to supply special alloy armour plates. The contract order is valued at approx. 10 million USD and runs for a period of 18 months. Demand for aluminium plating for defence applications is increasing as a result of weight-saving requirements. Aleris is a leading supplier of high strength alloy plate for the defence industry.

Aleris Europe is a business segment of Aleris International Inc., a global leader in aluminium rolled products and extrusions, aluminum recycling, and specification alloy production. Headquartered in Beachwood, (Ohio, USA), Aleris operates approximately 40 production facilities throughout the world, and employs approximately 6500 employees.

    For more information on Aleris, visit http://www.aleris.com

    Hermann Boesch
    Director Marketing
    Aleris Europe
    Victor-von-Bruns-Strasse 19 CH-8212 Neuhausen
    Switzerland
    Phone: +41-52-674-1231
    Fax: +41-52-674-1214
    hermann.boesch@aleris.com

SOURCE Aleris Europe