The ISO9001:2000 certified OVACO plant in Shelbyville, Kentucky has over 120,000 square feet of office, production, and manufacturing space available.

Ohio Valley Aluminum Company
Ohio Valley Aluminum Company (OVACO), American owned and operated, has been a manufacturer of aluminum billet for the aluminum extrusion industry since 1955. Today, the Ohio Valley Aluminum Company produces the highest quality extrusion billet available by utilizing highly skilled employees and the latest technological advances.


Above and Beyond
We take great pride in delivering premium quality aluminum billets and logs quickly and efficiently to assist you in controlling your inventory. OVACO maintains and operates a fleet of trailers which are made available to customers for converting their scrap to billet. One or more of these open-top trailers may be placed at the customers’ location awaiting convenient pickup by OVACO. This service eliminates the customer’s need to maintain a costly dedicated scrap storage area.

Company-operated tractors and trailers are available to deliver billets on time - every time.



Ever committed to protecting the environment, OVACO utilizes a high-tech baghouse.

Our Commitment to You
Because we remain committed to protecting the environment, OVACO operates a computerized baghouse which removes air pollutants produced by the recycling process.We recognize the changing nature of business today, both for OVACO and our customers. As a result, we are continuously reviewing and updating our operations and procedures to create a more cost-effective environment in which to operate.

Customer Service
OVACO's customer service is second to none. Our support staff is always available to ensure that customers' needs are met as quickly and efficiently as possible.



OVACO is centrally located
to better serve our customers

OVACO Manufacturing Features
• Separate melting and holding furnaces to promote cleaner metal.
• In-line de-gasing for lower hydrogen content and less porosity.
• Ceramic foam filtration to better clean the metal.
• In-line grain refining for better extrudability.
• Wagstaff Hot Top casting system for uniformity.
• Statistical Process Control (SPC) is available to meet specific control needs.
• Member of SECAT (South East Center for Aluminum Technologies)


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