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Apr 22, 2013, 16:00 ET

Aluminum Association Elects Three New Board Members During Annual Spring Meeting

Today, the Aluminum Association announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. The Board provides strategic guidance and...

Apr 09, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Aluminum Association Announces Four New Member Companies At Annual Spring Meeting

Akzo Nobel Coatings, G2USA, Hunter Douglas Metals and SMS Millcraft Join as Associate Members Today, the Aluminum Association announced the...

Mar 05, 2013, 13:43 ET

Aluminum Shines in Military Vehicle Showcased on "Jay Leno's Garage"

 Aluminum played a star role this week in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage" that featured the U.S. Army's rugged Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle...

Jan 11, 2013, 13:26 ET

2013 NAIAS Models Demonstrate Aluminum Growth

 On display at this year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is a variety of vehicles that share a key critical ingredient:...

Oct 24, 2012, 18:16 ET
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The Aluminum Association Elects New Leaders At Annual Meeting

The Aluminum Association's membership re-elected four members of the Board of Directors per the work of the Association's Nominating Committee...

Sep 27, 2012, 09:30 ET

Aluminum Gains Big Momentum: New Report Confirms Strong, Low Weight Materials as Best Way to Reach 50+ MPG as Automakers Tout the Metal

 A new study out today confirms that reducing vehicle weight with aluminum is the best overall enabler for significant efficiency increases....

Aug 28, 2012, 10:03 ET

Aluminum Can Extends Lead As Most Recycled Beverage Container

Aluminum Can Recycling Rate Reaches 65.1 Percent The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage containers jumped seven percentage points,...

Aug 24, 2012, 10:15 ET

Epcon Industrial Systems, LP Becomes Newest Member Of The Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association proudly announces the addition of its newest member, Epcon Industrial Systems, LP.  Epcon Industrial Systems, LP...

Aug 13, 2012, 13:20 ET
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Aluminum Week to Examine "The Road Ahead"

Program Includes: NHTSA Administrator David L. Strickland, Kaiser Aluminum President, CEO and Chairman Jack Hockema and others  The...

Jul 27, 2012, 15:06 ET

Aluminum Cars and Trucks: The Benefits

 Aluminum intensive cars and trucks are on the road today with a lot more coming, and that's a good thing for consumers and the environment....

Jul 13, 2012, 10:00 ET

President of Tri-Arrows Aluminum, Patrick Franc Named as Aluminum Association Chairman

Patrick M. (Pat) Franc, President and CEO of Louisville, KY-based Tri-Arrows Aluminum, Inc., will immediately assume the vacant position of...

Jun 27, 2012, 10:45 ET
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Aluminum Association Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy

"The U.S. aluminum industry is a great example of an industry providing a positive economic impact while mitigating negative environmental...

Jun 22, 2012, 18:35 ET

Tesla Model S Relies on Aluminum to Maximize Electric Vehicle's Range

As Tesla launches its new Model S sedan today, the Aluminum Association's Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) applauds its intensive use of...

Jun 06, 2012, 15:35 ET
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Industry Statistics Reveal Increasing Domestic Demand, Production And Consumption For Aluminum

Preliminary estimates of total aluminum demand in the United States and Canada for the first quarter of 2012 totaled 5.8 million pounds, a 7.5...

Jun 05, 2012, 15:18 ET
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John Weritz Named Vice President of Standards and Technology at the Aluminum Association

John Weritz has been named Vice President of Standards and Technology at the Aluminum Association, effective July 9th, Heidi Brock, President of...

May 07, 2012, 17:19 ET

Aluminum Industry Engaged In Ohio Landfill Legislation To Promote Environmental Protection And Business Growth

As testimony continues on Ohio Senate Bill 294, the aluminum industry is working with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and key legislative...

May 03, 2012, 14:14 ET
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The Aluminum Association Applauds Signing of Maryland Recycling Bill

Yesterday, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley signed into law a measure that will increase access to recycling in multifamily dwellings. Under...

Apr 04, 2012, 17:09 ET
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Aluminum Association Announces Additions to the Board of Directors

Matt Aboud, Tony Farraj & Tom Walpole Will Join the Association's Board of Directors  The Aluminum Association elected three new...

Apr 02, 2012, 16:11 ET
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Layle K. (Kip) Smith, President and CEO of Noranda Aluminum Named Vice-Chairman of The Aluminum Association

 Today, the Aluminum Association's Executive Committee appointed Layle K. (Kip) Smith, President and CEO of Noranda Aluminum Holding Company...

Feb 21, 2012, 15:24 ET

Aluminum Association Releases North America Aluminum Industry Plant Directory

Covering U.S., Canadian and Mexican Facilities in Operation at the End of 2011 Today, the Aluminum Association released the North...