The JV will have an initial target capacity of 100,000 metric tons supplied by cold rolled coils from both partners’ rolling mills.

The facility, which will be located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA, will be designed to allow for expansion beyond 100,000 tons.

The total joint investment is expected to be approximately $150 million.

Production is scheduled to start in the first half of 2016, with full capacity reached by

“Bowling Green is the right place for this plant, particularly because its central location will allow us to serve automotive OEMs across the US with our advanced and innovative range of products,” commented Laurent Musy, president of Constellium’s Packaging and Automotive Rolled Products business unit.

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