By Bizodisha Bureau, Bhubaneswar, July 26, 2017: The public sector aluminium giant, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), on Monday began producing AA 3105 Alloy (having a composition of Aluminium, Manganese  and Magnesium) in its Rolling Plant of Smelter Division to its existing product range in line with the Make in India Movement.

Hailing the collective efforts of employees, Nalco chairman and managing director, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, said : “With this product, Nalco will be widening its base in value-added products and also be an active partner in the Make in India movement.”

The new value-added product of Nalco will boost downstream units in electrical components and consumption market in Odisha bringing benefit in GST regime, Dr Chand claimed.

This alloy has wide application in manufacturing of Fan Blades and commands a premium over the existing product range being produced in Rolling Plant. Major customers for this product are manufacturers of fans.