Michael Niedzinski, official Constellium representative to the Aluminum Association said: “Constellium is very excited to be pursuing this new opportunity to continue our tradition of environmental and product stewardship.

"We will work to globally promote aluminium as the excellent material it is for a diverse range of aerospace, automotive, packaging, and many other applications.”

Steve Larkin, president of the Aluminum Association said, “We are very pleased to have Constellium join our efforts to continue to promote aluminum as the most sustainable, innovative, and technologically advanced material in today’s marketplace.”

Constellium provides aluminium solutions to the aerospace, automotive, packaging and manufacturing industries, with facilities in the United States and Europe, and more than 9500 employees worldwide.

Constellium is headquartered in Paris, France, with various US locations including Ravenswood, West Virginia.