Nalco Plans 2 JVs With US, Russia-Based Companies

Nalco Plans 2 JVs With US, Russia-Based Companies

By Abhishek Sonkar Bhubaneswar, Oct 17 (PTI) Aluminium major Nalco is planning to set up two joint ventures – one with US-based Almex and another with Russia’s Rusal – at the upcoming Angul Aluminium Park in Odisha, a senior company official said.

The two JVs will manufacture special-grade aluminium to be used in metro trains, e-vehicles, aerospace and automobile sector, Nalco Chairman and Managing Director T K Chand told PTI here.

At present, this high-grade aluminium is not manufactured in the country.

He did not disclose the amount of investment but said talks with Almex and Rusal are at advanced stage, and added that an announcement regarding the same would be made after a local partner is identified.

The local partner will have a minority stake in the JVs, Nalco will keep 40 per cent and the remaining will be with the two foreign firms, he said.

“We will form JVs with Almex and Rusal as technology partners and another Indian entity as minority shareholder. Read More…

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