The Vaud-Valais EPFL Alumni chapter invites you to a guided tour of Novelis offices and factory in Sierre (VS):
Date: October 12th, 2018
Time: meeting at 14h00 at the station in Sierre
End of the tour: 17h00
The tour is free of charge and will be followed by an aperitif drink.
Novelis is the leading producer of flat-rolled aluminum products and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum. It leverages its expertise and commitment to innovation and high technology to global manufacturing and recycling footprint to deliver sustainable solutions for specialized applications. The company has its seat in Atlanta – Georgia (USA). Present on 25 sites in 11 countries and 4 continents, it counts app. 12’000 collaborators and a turnover of 10 Mrd$.
The Swiss site in Sierre produces mainly flat-rolled sheets for the automotive market with its 540 collaborators. The production capability ranges from aluminum alloys casting (5xxx/6xxx) to cold and hot rolling and continuous heat treatments. The core competences of the important R&D Center are applied metallurgy and surface engineering. With specific expertise in the field of alloy and process innovation, it offers improved properties required by automotive applications like formability, crash behaviour and surface functionality for optimum bond durability and corrosion performance.
The visit will allow us to discover both the production facilities and the R&D Center.