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Alcoa’s restarting third smelter line

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WENATCHEE — More than 80 new jobs with a payroll in the millions should boost the region’s economy when the Alcoa plant here soon cranks up its third potline after being shut down for a decade. Local officials for the world’s largest aluminum company announced this morning that the Wenatchee smelter will be one of three in the U.S. to restart idle production lines this year as worldwide demand for aluminum increases, particularly in aerospace industries and food and beverage products.

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