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Feb 23, 2015, 13:08 ET
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North American Aluminum Demand Grows 5.0 Percent in 2014

The aluminum industry in the United States and Canada saw year-over-year demand growth of 5.0 percent through the end of 2014. This according to...

Jan 29, 2015, 09:00 ET

New Joining Manual Supports Rapid Growth of Aluminum in Automotive

The Aluminum Association today released a comprehensive manual that details the range of joining technologies used for the assembly of aluminum...

Jan 21, 2015, 10:38 ET
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Aluminum Association Releases 2015 Edition of Aluminum Design Manual

Today, the Aluminum Association released the 2015 Aluminum Design Manual, the 10th edition of an essential reference for all professionals working...

Dec 22, 2014, 14:15 ET
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Aluminum Association Hits Record Membership with 100th Member Company

 The Aluminum Association announced its 99th and 100th member companies today – The Schaefer Group, Inc. and Aluminum Shapes, LLC. One...

Dec 18, 2014, 13:45 ET
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Aluminum Association Releases 2014 North American Aluminum Industry Extrusion Press Directory

 Today, the Aluminum Association released the 2014 edition of the North American Aluminum Industry Extrusion Press Directory. The Directory is...

Dec 17, 2014, 12:00 ET
Aluminum cans remain the most sustainable beverage container according to a new report by PE International and the Aluminum Association. The can's carbon footprint has declined 20% and recycled content has reached 70% -- 3X competitive packaging types.

Study Shows Aluminum Can Continues to be Sustainable Beverage Package of Choice

 Aluminum cans, already the most recycled and recyclable beverage container on the market, just got even more sustainable according to a report...

Nov 18, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Aluminum Association Releases Environmental Product Declarations for Main Aluminum Product Types

The Aluminum Association released today environmental product declarations (EPD) for various types of aluminum products. An EPD is a comprehensive,...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:00 ET
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New Aluminum Statistical Review Shows Demand Growth for Fourth Straight Year

Today, the Aluminum Association released the latest edition of the Aluminum Statistical Review for 2013. The 2014 edition of the Review, which...

Oct 09, 2014, 10:20 ET
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Aluminum Association Announces Boultinghouse and Chairman's Award Winners

The Aluminum Association announced today the winners of two prestigious industry awards presented during its recent annual meeting in Washington,...

Oct 02, 2014, 14:00 ET

Aluminum Association Announces Membership Growth And New Board Members

The Aluminum Association today announced membership growth, additions to its board, and the election of a new member to its leadership team. The...

Sep 24, 2014, 10:55 ET

Aluminum Can Recycling Holds at Historically High Levels

Aluminum beverage cans are once again the most recycled beverage packaging type in the United States with an industry recycling rate of 66.7...

Jul 31, 2014, 09:30 ET

Black4 and Danieli Corporation Join the Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of two new member companies, Black4 and Danieli Corporation. This brings total Association...

Jun 10, 2014, 05:00 ET

Study Finds Seven Out of 10 New Pickup Trucks Produced in North America Will be Aluminum-Bodied by 2025

By 2025, more than 75 percent of all new pickup trucks produced in North America will be aluminum-bodied, according to a survey of automakers...

Apr 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Aluminum's Environmental Superiority in Automotive Reaffirmed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 The use of aluminum in new vehicles to boost fuel economy offers the smallest total carbon footprint among competing materials, according to a...

Apr 03, 2014, 10:50 ET
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New Member Company and Board Member Additions for Aluminum Association

 The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of Blaylock Industries to its roster of member companies. In addition, Anthony Ashe,...

Mar 26, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Aluminum Executives To Discuss Industry Trends At Association Spring Meeting

Senior-level executives from Noranda, Novelis, Scepter, Inc. and the Aluminum Association will talk about trends in the aluminum industry during...

Feb 25, 2014, 12:03 ET
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The Aluminum Association Names Ryan Olsen as Vice President of Business Information & Statistics

 The Aluminum Association announced the appointment of Ryan Olsen as the new Vice President of Business Information & Statistics. This...

Jan 10, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Study: Major Sustainability Gains For North American Aluminum Industry

Life-Cycle Assessment Report Shows Significant Decline in Energy Use, Carbon Footprint Energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions associated...

Dec 12, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Aluminum Association Completes 2013 Edition of Aluminum Standards and Data

Leading Reference on Aluminum Mill Product Standards Available for Pre-Order Purchase  The Aluminum Association has finalized the 2013...

Dec 02, 2013, 11:00 ET
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Newly Released Aluminum Statistical Review Shows Five Percent Growth In Aluminum Demand In 2012

Comprehensive Industry Data Now Available in Association Bookstore The Aluminum Association released today the 2012 Aluminum Statistical...