Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, will build an approximately $300 million automotive aluminum sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky.
Slated to open in 2020, the greenfield facility will have an annual nameplate capacity of 200,000 metric tons. It will include heat treatment and pre-treatment lines, which prepare aluminum for use in vehicle parts such as body-in-white, hoods, doors, lift gates and fenders. Novelis expects to break ground in Guthrie in early spring and create approximately 125 new jobs. Job applicants can view open positions by searching on this site.
This investment is the latest addition to Novelis’ extensive network of automotive finishing lines. More than 200 different models on the road today feature Novelis aluminum. Many of the world’s premier brands including FCA, Ford, GM, Jaguar Land Rover and Toyota have called on Novelis to help design the safest, strongest and most durable cars and trucks.