This new contract is the third major one that Novelis has signed in less than seven months for the beverage packaging market in North America
Novelis Inc., a leading sustainable aluminium solutions provider and the world leader in aluminium rolling and recycling, announced that it has signed a new contract with Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Corp., a global supplier of sustainable aluminium beverage packaging solutions. Under the contract, Novelis will supply aluminium beverage packaging sheets to Ardagh’s metal production facilities in North America.
This new contract is the third major one that Novelis has signed in less than seven months for the beverage packaging market in North America.
“Finalising another meaningful customer agreement in North America is a testament to the strength of the beverage packaging market in the region, which is being driven by consumer desire for more sustainable choices,” said Steve Fisher, president and CEO of Novelis. “Given its ability to be easily recycled back into the same product, the aluminium beverage can is a model of sustainable packaging.” This latest contract comes as Novelis is building a new rolling and recycling plant in Bay Minette, Ala. The plant will be the first fully integrated aluminium plant built in the U.S. in nearly 40 years and will have an initial capacity of 600,000 tonnes of finished goods for the North American beverage packaging and automotive markets.