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Aluminum Company of Canada

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1902 The Northern Aluminum Company was founded - it was the Canadian subsidiary of the Pittsburgh Reduction Company (later Alcoa).

1909 The Northern Aluminium Co was incorporated as the UK sales organisation for fabricated products of the Canadian parent company, Northern Aluminium of Montreal[1]

1925 The Canadian Northern Aluminum Company was renamed Aluminum Company of Canada

1928 Aluminum Company of Canada was separated from Alcoa. Presumably at this point the Canadian company Aluminium Ltd was established which owned Aluminium Company of Canada

1954 The main subsidiary of Canadian company, Aluminium Ltd[2]

1959 Aluminium Ltd renamed its businesses as Alcan[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 10, 1969
  2. The Times Jan 12, 1954
  3. The Times, Oct 02 1959