Buena Park, CA – July, 2014 – Almex USA Inc. announced it has expanded its sales team with the recent hire of James “Jim” Madgett. Effective the 1st of July, Jim will serve as Sales Manager for Almex’s growing product line of aluminum DC casthouse equipment, technology, and services.

“Almex is excited to welcome Jim to our sales family to help broaden our reach and better serve our customers in all aspects of their business,” said Bob Olivas, Project Delivery Director of Almex. “Jim’s reputation for quality and decades of experience in the aluminum industry will contribute to Almex’s expanding sales efforts. We couldn’t be more enthusiastic with our decision to bring him aboard.”

Madgett has experience in all aspects of aluminum billet and slab production, sales, marketing, and distribution in North America, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Oceania through his many years with Alcan and subsequently Rio Tinto Alcan. He has a Bachelor of Engineering from McGill University, Montreal Canada and has been a member of the Order of Engineers of Quebec, Canada since 1976.

“I have been involved in the aluminum industry my whole life and this new role puts me back in touch with production equipment like the day I started in operations. The process has come full circle, and I couldn’t be more ready to start bringing recognition to a well deserving product line,” said Madgett.

Jim was born and raised in Montreal, Canada and is fluent in French and English. Welcome to the Almex family, Jim!


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About Almex USA

Almex USA is the leading supplier of commercial and aerospace aluminum billet and slab casting technology and equipment.  The company’s products include LARS® degassing systems, MEGA™ DC casting machines, billet/ingot casting systems, and CASTRIGHT II™ automated process control.  Almex is also engaged in equipment and process research involving new capabilities and green technology for efficient recycling of aluminum alloys and has supported the aluminum industry since 1995, earning itself the “Excellence in Exports” Award from the United States Department of Commerce. Trade and Service Marks of Almex USA Inc. are property of the company registered and protected in the United States and other countries.

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