AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, July 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (Regulated Information) -- AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG") is pleased to announce that AMG Vanadium has received a cash award of more than $500,000 from AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP). The award recognizes AMG's ongoing efforts to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions.
AMG will use the cash award to fund energy efficient capital upgrades completed in 2014. The completed upgrades will save approximately 16,000,000 kilowatt-hours per year and have estimated annual savings of approximately $1,000,000.
Located in Cambridge, Ohio, AMG Vanadium specializes in the environmentally beneficial conversion of oil refinery and power plant waste products into specialty metals used by global steel producers in automotive, energy transmission and infrastructure applications. By using materials that would otherwise be discarded as waste, AMG Vanadium encourages environmental stewardship, energy conservation and resource recovery.
AMG is a global critical materials company at the forefront of CO2 reduction trends. AMG produces highly engineered specialty metals and mineral products and provides related vacuum furnace systems and services to the transportation, infrastructure, energy, and specialty metals & chemicals end markets.
AMG Critical Materials produces aluminum master alloys and powders, titanium alloys and coatings, ferrovanadium, natural graphite, chromium metal, antimony, tantalum, niobium and silicon metal. AMG Engineering designs, engineers, and produces advanced vacuum furnace systems and operates vacuum heat treatment facilities, primarily for the transportation and energy industries.
With approximately 3,000 employees, AMG operates globally with production facilities in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Czech Republic, the United States, China, Mexico, Brazil and Sri Lanka, and has sales and customer service offices in Russia and Japan (www.amg-nv.com).
For further information, please contact:
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.
Steve Daniels +1 610 293 5804
Vice President of Investor Relations
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