Constellium supports the "Aluminium Closures - Turn 360"

Constellium supports the "Aluminium Closures - Turn 360" campaign
promoting aluminium benefits in packaging closures systems 
PARIS -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 --  As the worldwide  leading
supplier of aluminium strip and sheets for the aluminium closures
market, Constellium is at the forefront of an  ambitious pan-European
promotion campaign  "Aluminium Closures -Turn 360 degrees", along
with the leading European manufacturers of aluminium closures,
through the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA). 
The campaign is intended to enhance public awareness about aluminium
closures as an  intelligent  and  economic  alternative  to other
closure systems. Aluminium
closures offer many benefits in areas like
taste and quality, sustainability and recycling, convenience,
technology, cost efficiency, and design. Providing easy-to-grasp   
information   and   the   latest   scientific   findings
sustainability,   the   aluminium   closure  industry 
takes  a  clear path  in demonstrating its superior characteristics. 
"Our  sales for the aluminium closures market  have been growing
strongly in the last  years. This is the best solution  for wine,
spirits, water and other types
of  products such  as olive  oils. In 
particular, wine  makers are increasingly
recognizing  the great
advantages of having  a screwed on aluminium closure, and the high
quality of Constellium's metal solutions," said Raphael Thevenin,
& Marketing Director - Aluminium Rigid Packaging at
"The  growing interest in aluminium closures can expand much further
with a more
global outreach to the wine community. This is why
Constellium has been actively
participating in the working group at
the origin of this campaign. Together with
our  customers  we  can 
be  faster,  more  efficient in promoting the aluminium
closures than
as individual companies". 
The   "Aluminium   Closures  -  Turn  360 degrees" campaign  is 
rolled-out through  a multilingual  website designed  to appeal  in
particular  decision makers in the wine  sector, thus providing 
extensive information on  the multiple benefits of aluminium  use in
closures. More public relations activities will run throughout
 during  2013 as  an  integral  part  of the promotional campaign. A
selection   of   aluminium   closure   images  is  available  on 
About Constellium 
Constellium, formerly Alcan Engineered Products, is a global sector
leader that
develops innovative, value added aluminium products and
solutions for a broad
scope of markets and applications, including
aerospace, mass transportation,
automotive, packaging, energy and
building and construction. 
With over 9,000 employees Constellium is structured in 3 Business
Units: Global
Aerospace, Transportation and Industry (Global ATI);
Specialty Sheet; Extrusions
& Automotive Structures. Constellium,
with headquarters in Paris, is owned by
affiliates of Apollo Global
Management (51%), Rio Tinto (39%) and the French
"Fonds Strategique
d'Investissement" FSI (10%). Constellium generated EUR3.6
billion of
revenue in 2011. 
About the Aluminium Closures Group 
The  Aluminium Closures Group is composed  by the leading European
of  aluminium closures  and screw  caps and  supported
by  Constellium and other
manufacturers  of aluminium strip and sheet
for closures. Members represent more
than 80% of the global aluminium
closures production for wine and are grouped in the European
Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA). 
About EAFA 
The  European Aluminium Foil Association  is the international body 
companies engaged in the rolling and rewinding of
alufoil and in the manufacture
of aluminium closures and alufoil
containers as well as of all kinds of flexible
packaging.  Its more
than 100 member companies are based in Western, Central and Eastern
Europe. Founded in 1974, it has its roots in associations dating back
to the 1920s. 
Constellium supports the Aluminium Closures Turn 360 degrees: 
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Laura Berneri
Phone: +33 1 73 01 46 73 
CLAI - Media relations for Constellium
Aina Ramboatiana
Phone: +33(0)1 80 50 53 11
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