Montana License Plate Production Affected by Aluminum Shortage; Plates Will Have a Different Look Until Supply Chain Restored
November 3, 2021
Montana Department of Corrections Press Release
Due to an aluminum shortage affecting businesses throughout the United States, Montana Correctional Enterprises (MCE) was forced to change its production process for Montana license plates this week when its supply of the material ran out.
“We knew this might be a possibility because it’s been an issue at other license plate factories throughout the nation,” said MCE Administrator Gayle Butler. “To head off the problem, we have been searching for other sources of aluminum non-stop. Unfortunately, everyone is either in the same situati...