SEPT-ÎLES, QC, June 15, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Last June 12, at the American Metal Market Awards ceremony held in New York, Aluminerie Alouette was awarded a major
honor. This event was part of the Annual Aluminium Summit. It is with
great pride that the President and CEO, André Martel, received on
behalf of Aluminerie Alouette, the prize in the "Aluminium Smelter
"To receive this award is a great honor for all Alouette employees. In
the last years, we have made remarkable progress particularly in health
and safety, production, energy efficiency and environmental
performance. Our continuous improvement approach and our commitment to
constantly innovate have allowed us to differentiate ourselves both in
the quality of our processes and our performance in general", says Mr.
This distinction was awarded following the jury's examination of our
application file addressing management, human resources, results,
commitment and the impact of Alouette in its communities.
"Alouette's participative management approach promotes the mobilization
of all employees. This flexible management style facilitates a common
understanding of issues and fosters teamwork, essential to a
world-class performance. Through this teamwork and to the commitment to
excellence by everyone, Aluminerie Alouette can be recognized
internationally. This award occurs at very appropriate time as Alouette
celebrates its 20th operations anniversary. The prize shines on all of us and confirms that
Aluminerie Alouette is at the forefront of an increasingly competitive
global market," said Mr. Martel.
The American Metal Market (AMM)
The AMM, based in New York, is an organization recognized as a source of
information regarding the metals industry. It publishes a daily
newsletter and hosts various conferences and industry forums. Among
others, the 2nd Annual Aluminium Summit which was held June 11-13, 2012, gathered over
150 representatives from the industry. This year, for the first time,
AMM rewarded the work and achievements of the best companies in the
field of aluminium on an international scale.
Aluminerie Alouette Inc.
Established in 1992, Aluminerie Alouette is an independent aluminium
producer. With 1,000 employees and an annual production capacity of
600,000 tons, it is the most important employer of Sept-Îles and the
largest aluminium smelter in the Americas. Using cutting edge
technology, Aluminerie Alouette is a world-wide reference for energy
efficiency. The Sept-Îles plant exceeds government environmental
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