60 years

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WA Alcoa Plant Celebrates 60 Years

The Pacific Northwest aluminum industry supplied roughly 40 percent of the nation’s aluminum in its heyday in the 1980s, with 10 plants producing the pliable, lightweight metal for everything from war planes to soda cans. Alcoa is offering free plant tours Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary.

06/22/2012

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