Noranda Aluminum and Announce Partnership to Assist Transitioning Veterans


Contact: Karen Meyers
National Veteran Outreach Manager
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Collaboration includes sponsorship of the 2015 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military®

Atlanta, Georgia (February 4, 2015) –, where America’s military connects with civilian careers, and Noranda Aluminum, a vertically integrated producer of primary aluminum, today announced a partnership to assist veterans with their transition to the civilian job market.

The companies will collaborate to integrate Noranda Aluminum’s brand and message throughout’s suite of services including an online job board, job fairs and military base publication.

As part of the partnership, Noranda Aluminum will sponsor’s 2015 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military. Marking the seventh year of its publication in 2015, the MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. More information about the 2015 MVEs for Military and the criteria for consideration can be found at the web site.

“Noranda is pleased to announce our partnership with This collaboration will offer a platform for our organization to connect with our nation’s transitioning military and veterans who are seeking civilian employment. It is an honor to be the sponsor for this year’s Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military, which recognizes employers who are committed to hire, train and support military veterans,” said Layle K. (Kip) Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Noranda Aluminum. “At Noranda, we seek employees that share our mission to build a sustainable, integrated aluminum company founded on growth and successful long-term relationships with our customers, co-workers, suppliers, communities and investors, and we see military-experienced and veteran talent as key parts of this mission.”

Noranda Aluminum’s dictum, Shape Your Career allows employees the chance to work with a manufacturing leader while getting the satisfaction of making a real, tangible and valuable product, helping to shape it from raw material to finished aluminum. Employees are able to shape their careers while expanding their skill set and leadership potential.

“ is thrilled to have Noranda Aluminum sponsor this year’s MVEs for Military as part our partnership. We are eager to share our resources with this outstanding company in their effort to assist veterans who are interested in working in the manufacturing industry,” said Jake Hutchings, Director of “This collaboration will enable both companies to help more veterans in their transition into the civilian workforce.”

About, where America's military connects with civilian careers, delivers military job fairs, staffing services, a job board plus employer advertising in our military base newspaper, Military Transition News. is also home to military affinity programs including the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® and the Top 40 Under 40 Military. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bradley-Morris, Inc. and is based in metro-Atlanta, Georgia.

About Noranda Aluminum
Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Noranda Aluminum is the largest aluminum foil producer in North America, and a major producer of light gauge sheet products The company is capable of a total annual production capacity of more than 263,000 metric tons of primary aluminum. Noranda is fully integrated, controlling production from the mine-mouth to the finished prod
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