China’s First Manufacturing
Facility for Heat-Treated Aluminum Automotive Sheet
James Liu, Managing Director for Novelis China, discusses the
Opening of Changzhou Facility Expands Novelis’ Automotive Footprint to All Major Auto-Producing Regions of the World
Novelis officially opened China’s first plant dedicated to the production of advanced heat-treated aluminum automotive sheet, making us the only manufacturer to produce automotive aluminum sheet in all three of the major auto-producing regions of the world – Asia, North America and Europe.
The facility, located in the Changzhou National Hi-Tech District, represents a $100 million USD investment by Novelis to serve the rapidly growing automotive aluminum market. Since 2011, Novelis has invested more than $550 million USD worldwide to expand our global automotive leadership.
Automakers are increasingly turning to aluminum to help them build a new generation of lighter, more fuel-efficient vehicles. The company forecasts this market will expand by approximately 30 percent each year through the end of the decade.
To learn more about Novelis aluminum for automotive applications and the new Changzhou Automotive Facility, please find additional resources below for reference and download.
How Novelis is Leading the Way with Aluminum in the Auto Industry
Todd Summe, Global Technology Director, Automotive, for Novelis, answers questions about why this change is happening and how Novelis is leading the way.
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