Who We Are
Tri-Arrows Aluminum is a leading supplier of rolled aluminum sheet in the North American Market focusing on the Beverage Can Sheet and Automotive Sheet markets. Our products are manufactured at Logan Aluminum, a joint venture production facility between Tri-Arrows and Novelis Corporation. Logan Aluminum is a world-class facility respected as one of the most efficient aluminum mills in the world.
Tri‑Arrows is owned by a consortium composed of the UACJ Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, Itochu Metals Corporation, and Itochu Corporation. Tri-Arrows has always focused on productivity, reliability, technical expertise, sustainability, and customer service leading to long-term industry supplier and customer relationships and sustained success. Success in our key markets has driven recent investments of over $400M at Logan Aluminum impacting everything from recycling to finishing operations.
With a lean operation in Louisville, KY, Tri‑Arrows delivers the highest quality aluminum sheet to customers who put their trust in us every day. Our employees pride themselves on delivering value to both our customers and to Tri-Arrows.
Tri-Arrows focuses on maximizing value, flexibility and sustainability. Everything we do is intended to benefit our stakeholders, employees, and local communities.
Be it to shareholders, customers, employees, or anyone else – it is core to who we are. It’s not always the same value, but it’s important to understand why what you are doing is important.
We pride ourselves on being flexible in the market. We are there for customers when we are needed. We are lean and able to quickly adapt to new market situations. This flexibility is core to who we are.
In addition to recycling, this includes ensuring our business model, employees, and strategy is relevant for years to come. It’s training, it’s innovation, it’s profitability.
Tri-Arrows is owned by UACJ Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, Itochu Corporation and Itochu Metals Corporation. Additionally, we are involved in multiple joint ventures in the US.
In addition to Tri-Arrows, our network consists of Logan Aluminum, Constellium-UACJ ABS LLC. Our owners along with our joint venture interests provide us with access to unparalleled production facilities, market networks, and R&D capabilities.
Tri-Arrows is located in Louisville, Kentucky where we have a lean team focused on delivering the best products and service to our customers.
Tri-Arrows Aluminum’s rich tradition began when Atlantic Richfield purchased Anaconda Corporation.
ARCO began construction on ARCO Logan Inc.
ARCO formed a joint venture with Alcan Aluminum Corporation called Logan Aluminum Inc.
BP acquired the ARCO and its interest in Logan Aluminum Inc.
ARCO completed construction of a 100% owned state-of-the art recycling/scrap processing center.
BP’s interest in ARCO Aluminum was acquired by a consortium of five Japanese companies (Sumitomo, Furikawa Sky, Sumitomo Light Metals, Itochu, and Itochu Metals) and was renamed Tri-Arrows Aluminum Inc.
Sumitomo Light Metals and Furukawa-Sky Aluminum Corporation merged to form UACJ Corporation which owns the controlling interest in Tri-Arrows.
Tri-Arrows Aluminum Holding Inc., the parent corporation of Tri-Arrows, formed a joint venture with Constellium U.S. Holdings I LLC called Constellium-UACJ ABS LLC to produce auto body sheet at a processing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Tri-Arrows began executing an aggressive capital investment plan expanding capabilities and capacities from recycling to cold rolling and totaling over $400M.
Our Executive Team
Henry Gordinier was appointed President & CEO of Tri‑Arrows Aluminum Inc. in April 2017.
Mr. Gordinier previously served as Tri‑Arrows Executive Vice President of Commercial and Planning, and Vice President of Business Management. He rejoined Tri-Arrows in 2014 after serving as the Vice President of Strategy for Kindred Healthcare, a Fortune 350 healthcare company. At Kindred, he oversaw pilot programs to test models for at-risk payment and service delivery. Mr. Gordinier initially worked for eight years with Tri‑Arrows predecessor, ARCO Aluminum Inc. with responsibility for financial risk management, business planning and analytics.
He has an MBA from Vanderbilt University and a BA from Brown University. Currently, Mr. Gordinier serves as Chairman of the Board of Logan Aluminum, a production joint venture between Tri-Arrows and Novelis Corporation, as a member of the Board of Directors of Constellium‑UACJ ABS LLC, a joint-venture between TAAH and Constellium, and is on the Board of the Aluminum Association and a member of its executive committee.
Matt Bedingfield joined Tri‑Arrows Aluminum in 2014, was named Senior Vice President of Commercial in 2015, and promoted to Chief Commercial & Strategy Officer in 2017. He is responsible for all commercial activities in both Can and Automotive, Corporate Strategy, as well as IT within Tri-Arrows. Prior to Tri-Arrows, Matt held various leadership positions at Novelis, primarily in the recycling and corporate strategy areas.
Matt earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) and continued his education earning a Juris Doctorate and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Alabama.
Mark was appointed Chief Operations Officer of Tri-Arrows in 2017 and is responsible for Operations, Supply Chain, and Metal Procurement at Tri-Arrows. He joined Tri-Arrows in August of 2012 as Director-of-Operations and Planning and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations in 2015. Prior to joining Tri-Arrows, Mark served in various manufacturing and technical roles at the Logan Aluminum beginning in May of 2009. Before starting at Logan Aluminum, Mark worked for Noranda Aluminum in New Madrid, Missouri.
Mark holds a degree in Metallurgical Engineering from University of Missouri – Rolla, an MBA from William Woods University and has continued his education through Six Sigma – Black Belt and various lean manufacturing training programs. Mark currently serves on the Logan Aluminum Board of Directors.
Michelle Hikes joined Tri-Arrows in 2014, bringing with her over 15 years of leadership in the field and on April 1st, 2016, Michelle assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer for the company. Prior to taking this current role, Michelle was the Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting for Tri‑Arrows. Prior to joining Tri-Arrows Michelle worked at The Marmon Group in the Marmon Retail Products Division as Sector CFO.
Michelle began her professional career at UPS in 1990 in accounting and was there for 18 years in various roles of progressive responsibility. During this time, she completed studies to earn her MBA in addition to completing testing requirements to achieve a Certification in Management Accounting. In 2007 Michelle accepted a position with The Marmon Group working at Marmon-Herrington as a Controller.
Global Network of Mills through UACJ
UACJ began in 2013 as a combination of Furukawa-Sky Aluminum Corp. and Sumitomo Light Metals Industries, Inc. UACJ operates plants around the world, producing flat-rolled products, extruded metal, foil, casting and forging, copper tubing, and precision-machined components.
Logan Aluminum in Russellville, KY
Logan is a joint venture with two shareholders, Tri-Arrows and Novelis. The plant is a leading manufacturer of flat-rolled aluminum sheet, primarily in the beverage can market.
Constellium-UACJ ABS LLC. (CUA)
A joint venture between TAAH and Constellium, CUA combines the knowledge of two experienced producers of aluminum automotive sheet in support of OEMs as they strive to increase fuel efficiency in their fleets.
As UACJ’s newest asset globally, this plant located two hours from Bangkok represents UACJ’s continued commitment and belief in the Southeast Asian economy. This plant is the largest aluminum rolling mill in Southeast Asia.
Fukui Works is a fully integrated mill including casting, hot-rolling, cold-rolling, and multiple finishing processes.
The Nagoya plant supplies 300,000 tons of high-quality, high-precision sheet products per year. Nagoya Works offers ingot production, hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and heat-treated aluminum.