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Former Employee Alleges Arconic Fired Him Over COVID-19 Illness

A former employee of Arconic Corp., parent company of Kawneer, has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court of Western Pennsylvania alleging that the company violated the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by firing him due to work … Continue reading

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Arconic Pushes for Court to Toss Grenfell Tower Fire Complaint

Arconic Inc. recently filed a memorandum of law in support of the courts’ motion to dismiss a complaint by investors that accused Arconic of violating the U.S. federal securities laws. Investors first filed the complaint in August 2017, a month … Continue reading

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Arconic Initiates Sale Process of BCS Unit, Includes Kawneer

Arconic announced today that it is seeking a new owner for its Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business, which includes Kawneer Co. Inc. According to the company’s second quarter financial results released today, in January 2018 Arconic began reviewing its … Continue reading

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Arconic to “Vigorously” Defend Itself in Lawsuit

The manufacturer of architectural panels used on London’s Grenfell Tower that was destroyed in a deadly June 14 fire is facing two class action lawsuits. The company says it plans to “vigorously” fight the allegations, which claim the manufacturer defrauded … Continue reading

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Kawneer to Operate As Usual Under Soon-to-Be ‘Arconic’

Alcoa will separate into two companies this year, with one company retaining the Alcoa name and the other—under which Kawneer will operate—will be called “Arconic.” The new name was unveiled in March. Diana B. Perreiah, president of Kawneer/Alcoa Building and … Continue reading

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