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Helping Aluminum Producers Optimize Production and Economics

Light Metal Age’s Ann Marie Fellom sat down with Air Products’ Russell Hewertson at the ALUMINIUM USA trade show in Detroit, Michigan, as part of the magazine’s interview series with notable members of the aluminum industry.

In his interview, the Americas Commercial Technology Manager at Air Products discussed the importance of close collaboration with aluminum producers to help them optimize their operation through our expertise, gases and technologies.  
Below are brief video excerpts from the interview that answer some frequently asked questions. Click on a question to view the answer.

(Click on one of the bulleted questions above to hear the answer in this video player.)

To view the complete interview, as well as other interviews in Light Metal Age’s ALUMINIUM USA video series, visit the magazine’s web site.

About Air Products

Air Products is a leading global supplier of industrial gases and related technologies. With more than seven decades of experience, the company’s industry specialists work closely with aluminum producers to develop efficient and effective technologies for melting/heating, degassing, annealing and finishing. To learn how Air Products can help you achieve higher productivity and yield while reducing your cost per pound/kg aluminum, visit   

About Light Metal Age

Light Metal Age has a long legacy in the aluminum industry with 75 years of experience covering primary and secondary production, extrusion, and rolling. The magazine provides vital technical, industrial, and market information to aluminum producers and processors around the world. For more information, visit

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