The Aluminum Association is proud to announce its newest company members, Reliant Aluminum Products and PLS Logistics Services.
Formed in April 2008, Reliant Aluminum Products LLC is the exclusive North American supplier of Clariant colorants and additives for aluminum anodizing and finishing. Clariant has produced quality chemicals for over 100 years and has more than 60 years experience manufacturing products specifically developed for aluminum.
Reliant’s headquarters, technical laboratory and customer service department are based in High Point, N.C. The fully-equipped technical service lab offers a wide spectrum of process and analytical testing capabilities, as well as product development and application improvement. The company operates a network of strategically placed distribution centers throughout the U.S. to ensure dependable inventory and timely delivery of orders in a variety of packaging options.
“We are pleased to welcome Reliant Aluminum Products into the Aluminum Association,” said Aluminum Association President Steve Larkin. “We know our members are unique, but working towards many of the same industry goals and we hope to continue to be a resource to accomplish these goals.”
“As a supplier devoted solely to aluminum products, Reliant shares the Aluminum Association’s vision of a sustainable future for our industry and we look forward to joining other members in shaping our shared destiny,” said Reliant Aluminum Products President Jack Humble.
“Through our global alliance with Clariant, Reliant has embarked on an aggressive program to educate manufacturers about the many advantages of anodized aluminum. Together, we are demonstrating the life cycle of anodizing is relatively benign to the environment and aluminum offers greater durability and higher value for consumers.”
For more information on Reliant Aluminum Products visit www.reliantaluminumproducts.com
PLS Logistics Services, based near Pittsburgh, is a leading logistics management services provider. PLS offers a full suite of logistics services for industrial and metal related industries, from turnkey outsourced logistics solutions, to inbound management as well as spot market and surge capacity. PLS ships over 1 million loads annually across all major freight modes.
PLS has more than 150,000 trucks representing over 10,000 carrier partners, along with railroads and major barge companies. PLS PRO-PLS’ proprietary web-based transportation management system-ensures every freight move meets service requirements with increased visibility through tracking, administration and reporting.
“We are pleased to welcome PLS Logistics Services into our growing membership,” said Aluminum Association President Steve Larkin. “Our industry would not be possible without dependable transportation. We will continue to enhance the partnership between our member companies to meet the needs of industry consumers.”
“PLS is pleased to join the Aluminum Association and we look forward to our active participation in the association,” said PLS Chairman Gregory Burns. “We believe our unique perspective on the challenges facing metals-related supply chains and our insight into best transportation practices can help drive efficiencies to all the members.”
For more information on PLS Logistics Services visit plslogistics.com.