Mt. Holly, located in Berkeley County, South Carolina, employs approximately 600 people and has an annual production capacity of 229,000 metric tons of primary aluminium.

"We are very pleased to assume full ownership of the Mt. Holly plant," commented Michael Bless, President and CEO. "Our first order of business is to work toward a safe and seamless transition. Mt. Holly is an excellent plant and we are confident that, with some focus and targeted investments, the talented management team can produce even greater results. We also look forward to becoming an active participant in the economy and greater community of Berkeley County. We will now turn our attention to securing a power contract, which will support the plant's long-term operations. Though we are early in this complex process, we have been encouraged by recent discussions."

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