Aleris Displays Advanced Aluminum Armor Solutions at 2014 Eurosatory Show – Alustar® Continues to be Chosen Alloy for Ballistic Protection


Aleris exhibits its advanced aluminum armor solutions at the Eurosatory 2014 show in Paris. The event highlights the company’s continued collaboration with the international defense industry in developing future generations of aluminum armor alloys.

“Aleris continues to be a global supplier to the aluminum armor vehicle industry,” said Torsten Seifert, vice president Industrial. “Our participation at EUROSATORY is a demonstration of our commitment to the defense market and support of our OEM partners worldwide.”

The company is displaying blast solutions for defense vehicle hulls to protect soldiers at this week’s meeting. Alustar® continues to be the alloy of choice for blast and ballistic protection. The material is a strong and lightweight aluminum plate that delivers ballistic protection and essential corrosion resistance, with a proven battle-tested track record on tactical vehicles.

About Aleris

Aleris is a privately held, global leader in aluminum rolled products and extrusions, aluminum recycling and specification alloy production. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Aleris operates more than 40 production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit

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