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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...

Nov 07, 2011, 11:25 ET

Aginzo Consulting Group Joins the Aluminum Association

 The Aluminum Association is pleased to announce the addition of our newest member, Aginzo Consulting Group.  Aginzo will join the...

Oct 24, 2011, 15:00 ET

K. Alan Dick Elected to the Aluminum Association's Board of Directors

Today, the Aluminum Association announced that K. Alan Dick, Executive Vice-President and President of Rolled Products North America for Aleris,...

Oct 20, 2011, 12:13 ET

Patrick Taylor, President and CEO of BestTransport Elected to the Aluminum Association's Board of Directors

Today, the Aluminum Association announced a new addition to its Board of Directors, Patrick Taylor, President and CEO of BestTransport, and...

Sep 21, 2011, 10:00 ET

Constellium Joins the Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association is pleased to announce the addition of our newest member, Constellium, to the Association's ever-growing efforts to best...

Sep 13, 2011, 16:03 ET

Kevin Person, CEO of Wagstaff Inc., Appointed Chairman of the Aluminum Association's Associate Member Committee

First Member Company CEO to Hold the Position ROSEMONT, Ill. and ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Chairman of the...

Sep 13, 2011, 12:30 ET

Aluminum Industry Improves Efficiency, Lowers Emissions, and Produces Products That Help The Environment

Recycling, Energy Efficiency, and Product Benefits Key to the Aluminum Industry's First Sustainability Report ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 13, 2011...

Sep 13, 2011, 10:47 ET

Aluminum Association Announces New Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Board Members

The Aluminum Association announced new Board leadership and changes to the Board of Directors today. Thomas A. Brackmann, President of Nichols...

Sep 07, 2011, 17:29 ET
Philip Robertson, GUINNESS WORLD RECORD(R) Adjudicator, verifies the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD(R) for world's longest chain of aluminum cans at the Brown County Fairgrounds in DePere, Wis. today. The new record of 66,343 cans was set by Joe Cahn, The Commissioner of Tailgating and Green Bay area residents to celebrate the kickoff of the Can Crusade, a 17-city tour of NFL stadiums to remind fans that using aluminum cans during a tailgate is the smartest choice.  Assembly of the cans began at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, and the new world record was set on Wednesday, Sept. 7 eclipsing the former GUINNESS WORLD RECORD of 66,129, set by Hillcrest Primary School in South Africa in 2003.  (PRNewsFoto/Aluminum Association, Mike Roemer)

The Commissioner of Tailgating Crushes Can Record

The Aluminum Association today announced that the Commissioner of Tailgating Joe Cahn and a team of Green Bay area residents achieved the GUINNESS...

Sep 07, 2011, 10:07 ET

Auto Aluminum Usage Hits All-Time High, Expected to Aggressively Accelerate, New Survey of Automakers Says

Automakers are accelerating their shift to aluminum away from other materials for new car and light truck construction, as they seek to safely and...

Sep 06, 2011, 12:25 ET
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Aluminum Association Announces Heidi Biggs Brock as New President

The Aluminum Association is pleased to announce that Heidi Biggs Brock has been named its new president, effective October 1, 2011.  Ms....