Constellium's facility in Muscle Shoals has been honoured as Alabama’s 2020 Large Manufacturer of the Year.

Created by the Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network, this award recognises the state’s manufacturing enterprises that demonstrate superior performance in customer focus, employee commitment, operating excellence, continuous improvement, profitable growth, and investment in training and retraining employees.

“We are proud and grateful for this award, which is a true testament to the outstanding journey and performance of our Muscle Shoals’ facility,” stated Chris Smith, President of Constellium’s Muscle Shoals and Bowling Green plants. “This recognition is a result of our employees’ hard work and our steadfast commitment to excellence, which has allowed us to build strong relationships with our customers, suppliers and community. We look forward to continuing to grow in Alabama.”

One of Constellium’s largest sites, with over 1,200 employees, Muscle Shoals is an aluminium rolling facility and a beverage can and automotive recycling centre. With the widest strip mill in the U.S., the plant produces aluminium can sheet and Auto Body Sheet substrate. Known as Element 13, Muscle Shoals’ recycling facility is one of the largest recyclers of used aluminium cans in the world an d has the capacity to recycle the equivalent of 20 billion cans per year.