In order to maintain the high level of expertise of our specialists and witness technological breakthroughs on aluminium, our metallurgists from Shawinigan Aluminium and Sotrem-Maltech will be attending the 148th annual meeting and exhibition march 10-14. 

TMS 2019 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

March 10-14, 2019 | Henry B. González Convention Center | San Antonio, Texas

The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition brings together more than 4,000 engineers, scientists, business leaders, and other professionals in the minerals, metals, and materials fields for a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary exchange of technical knowledge.

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Implementation of a new quality policy at Shawinigan-Aluminum

The president and CEO of Shawinigan-Aluminum asigned last November, the new Quality policy of the plant. In a quality management system, a quality policy is a document developed by management to express the directive of the top management with respect to quality. The quality policy reflects the management’s commitment to quality that counts for an organization. It is integrated with corporate objectives and values.

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Explosions as a result of water/molten metal contact are well known accidents in the metallurgical industry that sometimes have significant human and material consequences. Following the reception of aluminum turning at our sister Cie Sotrem, in which we found a plastic cleaner container, it seems essential to remind us of this important safety rule. 

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