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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...

Feb 03, 2012, 11:05 ET

Yes, we can! Recycle This Super Bowl for Guilt-free Football Viewing Next Season

 The Super Bowl means good friends, good times, good food and plenty of beverages.  This year, opting for aluminum cans and recycling...

Jan 23, 2012, 10:13 ET

Chadwick Engineering Ltd Joins the Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association is pleased to announce the addition of our newest member, Chadwick Engineering Ltd.  Chadwick Engineering joins the...

Dec 08, 2011, 10:15 ET

The Aluminum Association Signs MOU with the Aluminium Association of India

The Aluminum Association today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Aluminium Association of India. The associations agreed to...

Nov 21, 2011, 14:06 ET

Jean Simon of Rio Tinto Alcan Appointed Executive Committee Chairman of the Aluminum Association

Today, Chairman of the Aluminum Association's Board of Directors and President of Nichols Aluminum, Thomas Brackmann, announced the appointment...

Nov 18, 2011, 11:38 ET

Aluminum Association Applauds Passage of Senate Resolution 251

  The Aluminum Association today applauded the U.S. Senate for its passage, by unanimous consent, of Senate Resolution 251, "a resolution...

Nov 14, 2011, 09:55 ET

The Aluminum Association Supports America Recycles Day and Offers Challenge

Recycle Every Aluminum Can You See and Use Tomorrow and Everyday The Aluminum Association supports America Recycles Day, tomorrow, November 15th...