Mt. Holly, SC

Mt. Holly, SC

Century’s wholly owned Mt. Holly aluminum smelter, located in Berkeley County, South Carolina, produces approximately 224,000 metric tonnes of aluminum per year. Mt. Holly, which opened in 1980, is the most advanced plant of its kind in the United States, a pacesetter in production efficiency, energy utilization and environmental protection. The Mt. Holly plant proudly holds the title of the first primary aluminum plant in the world to be registered completely to the ISO 9001 Quality System Standard.


The smelter contains casting equipment used to cast molten aluminum into standard-grade ingot, HDC ingot, extrusion billet and other value-added primary aluminum products. Value-added primary aluminum products are sold at a premium to standard-grade primary aluminum.


The Mt. Holly plant has become an industry leader in production efficiency, energy utilization and environmental control, and proudly holds the title of the first primary aluminum plant in the world to be registered completely to the ISO 9001 Quality System Standard.


Economic Impact

The Mt. Holly facility has a tremendous economic impact locally (Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties) and in the state. According to a 2013 study by the Strom Thurmond Institute at Clemson, Mt. Holly provided over 3,700 direct and indirect jobs during 2011-2012 with a state-wide economic impact of $858 million annually and a net fiscal impact to local and state government of $19 million annually and $25 million annually, respectively. Average wages and benefits for Mt. Holly employees are $101,300.


Employment
Approximately 600


Rated Primary Aluminum Capacity
224,000 mtpy


Reduction Facilities
--Two Alcoa-designed potlines with a total of 360 reduction cells
--Most recently constructed aluminum reduction facility in the U.S.
--Carbon Facilities
--Casthouse Facilities


Power Supply
South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper)


Products
For information on products made at our Mt. Holly facility, click here.


Contact Information

Address
3575 U. S. Highway 52
Goosecreek, SC 29445


Telephone / Fax
Telephone (843) 572-3700
Fax (843) 572-5343



 

 


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