Novelis http://wrvo.org en Novelis defends itself in court against allegations of influencing union vote http://wrvo.org/post/novelis-defends-itself-court-against-allegations-influencing-union-vote <p></p><p>Novelis<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Inc. is in federal court in Syracuse to defend itself against charges by the National Labor Relations Board. The case stems from allegations by the United Steelworkers Union that the Oswego aluminum manufacturer interfered with a vote by its workers to unionize.</span></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:23:48 +0000 Gino Geruntino 59217 at http://wrvo.org Novelis defends itself in court against allegations of influencing union vote Novelis announces five year plan for company growth http://wrvo.org/post/novelis-announces-five-year-plan-company-growth <p></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 18:53:14 +0000 Gino Geruntino 56251 at http://wrvo.org Novelis announces five year plan for company growth Novelis workers decide whether or not to unionize http://wrvo.org/post/novelis-workers-decide-whether-or-not-unionize <p><strong><em>Update</em>:&nbsp;</strong>According to published reports, the vote to unionize failed by a total of 14 votes.&nbsp;</p><p><strong><em>Earlier coverage:</em></strong></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:53:00 +0000 Gino Geruntino 51710 at http://wrvo.org Novelis workers decide whether or not to unionize Novelis plans to expand again http://wrvo.org/post/novelis-plans-expand-again <p></p><p>Novelis is adding a third automotive aluminum finishing line to its operation in Oswego, with plans to focus most of its future business on supplying aluminum for cars and trucks.<br /><br />According to plant manager Chris Smith, the $120 million investment will increase the plant's total capacity by about 30 percent, to 400,000 metric tons, while adding 90 new jobs to Novelis' workforce.<br />&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:03:32 +0000 Gino Geruntino 48701 at http://wrvo.org Novelis plans to expand again Novelis commissions expansion at Oswego plant http://wrvo.org/post/novelis-commissions-expansion-oswego-plant <p>Novelis' aluminum plant in Oswego commissioned a new $200 million expansion, and created 100 jobs for Oswego County. The addition of two new production lines increased the company's North American capacity for producing aluminum sheet for cars by 240,000 tons.</p><p>Plant manager Chris Smith says the expansion features two new aluminum automotive sheet finishing lines, which will increase the company's ability to provide lighter material to address the automotive industry's need to improve gas mileage in the cars they produce.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:12:50 +0000 Gino Geruntino 46174 at http://wrvo.org Novelis commissions expansion at Oswego plant