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Soon, It'll Be Called the "Arconic" Davenport Works

Later this year, the Alcoa plant in the Quad Cities will be part of a company called, Arconic. Michelle O'Neill reports the Pittsburgh-based company is preparing to split into two, independently traded businesses.


Last fall, the company announced it planned to separate its aluminum, bauxite, and casting operations -- to be known as Alcoa -- from its engineering, transportation, and global rolled products businesses -- to be known as Arconic, and including the Davenport Works in Riverdale.

The split will take effect in the second half of this year.

And it'll be hard to get used to saying "Arconic eaglecam" instead of Alcoa eaglecam when referring to the long-time nest and home of Liberty, Justice and their broods.

Officially, Michelle's title for 28 years was WVIK News Editor. She did everything there is to do in the newsroom and whatever was needed around the radio station. She also served as Acting News Director from September 2023 - January 2024.
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