What is Commonwealth Rolled Products Planning in RTW Kentucky?

Commonwealth Rolled Products is expanding soon in Right to Work Lewisport, Kentucky. In order to do this, they are investing a total of $167 million toward the project. This will allow them to increase aluminum rolling production. In addition, it will also create 40 new jobs. So this is great news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“This is an exciting time for the company, our customers, employees and the local community. […] The investment will allow us to complete the over $750 million investment program we started in 2015 to make the Lewisport facility the most modern and cost competitive automotive and common alloy sheet plant in the United States. I want to thank our owners, American Industrial Partners, the State of Kentucky and Hancock County for their support.” […]

“The aluminum rolling mill in Lewisport has been an important part of the Hancock County community for over 50 years, and the decision by Commonwealth Rolled Products to build on that existing presence is tremendous news for the workforce throughout the region. […] Once this expansion is complete, the company will employ more than 900 Kentucky residents, and I am confident that growth will continue well into the future. Thank you to the leaders at Commonwealth for continuing to grow their business in our state.” […]

“This significant investment is a testament to the value of the Lewisport facility, its employees and customers. […] The Lewisport plant has been a valued member of our community for over 50 years and this investment can ensure another 50 years! We are grateful and excited that Commonwealth Rolled Products continues to invest in Hancock County.”


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