Our Story

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.

Our Philosophy

Tri-Arrows focuses on maximizing value, flexibility and sustainability. Everything we do is intended to benefit our stakeholders, employees, and local communities.

Value

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.

Flexibility

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.

Sustainability

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.

Our Team

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.

Our Timeline

1977

Tri-Arrows Aluminum’s rich tradition began when Atlantic Richfield purchased Anaconda Corporation.

1981

ARCO began construction on ARCO Logan Inc.

1985

ARCO formed a joint venture with Alcan Aluminum Corporation called Logan Aluminum Inc.

1999

BP acquired the ARCO and its interest in Logan Aluminum Inc.

2008

ARCO completed construction of a 100% owned state-of-the art recycling/scrap processing center.

2011

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.

2013

Sumitomo Light Metals and Furukawa-Sky Aluminum Corporation merged to form UACJ Corporation which owns the controlling interest in Tri-Arrows.

2015

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.

2016

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

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

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 HART

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.

INGRID GENTRY

Ingrid Gentry joined Tri-Arrows in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. Ingrid is an accomplished finance executive who has spent the majority of her career with Brown-Forman. She most recently served as Interim Associate VP of Finance at the University of Louisville and, earlier, served as CFO of Keurig Green Mountain’s North American business unit prior to the company’s sale to JAB. Prior to this, she spent 18 years at Brown-Forman where she was most recently responsible for leading the brand and regional finance teams. Additionally, she headed up financial planning & analysis for the company.

Ingrid holds a Bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and earned her MBA at The Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Manufacturing Sites

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.

Rayong, Thailand
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, Japan 
Fukui Works is a fully integrated mill including casting, hot-rolling, cold-rolling, and multiple finishing processes.

Nagoya, Japan
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.