ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Association is pleased to announce the addition of our newest member, Constellium, to the Association's ever-growing efforts to best represent the aluminum industry and its suppliers as the most sustainable and recyclable material option for key sectors of the American and global economy.
Michael Niedzinski, Director of Standardization/Customer Application Engineering Group Leader Defense and the official Constellium representative to the Aluminum Association said: "Constellium is very excited to be pursuing this new opportunity to continue our tradition of environmental and product stewardship and to work to globally promote aluminum as the excellent material it is for a diverse range of aerospace, automotive, packaging, and many other applications."
Steve Larkin, president of the Aluminum Association, said, "We are very pleased to have Constellium join our efforts to continue to promote aluminum as the most sustainable, innovative, and technologically advanced material in today's marketplace."
Today, Constellium provides innovative aluminum solutions to the aerospace, automotive, packaging and manufacturing industries, with facilities in the United States and Europe, and over 9,500 employees worldwide.
Constellium is headquartered in Paris, France, with various U.S. locations including Ravenswood, West Virginia, and is a world leader in commercial aluminum products. Constellium can trace its history back to the infancy of the aluminum industry when the revolutionary metal was first commercially produced. As demand for this lightweight, corrosive-resistant, and sustainable material grew, so did the industry and the parent firms of Constellium. To learn more about Constellium visit: www.constellium.com
The Aluminum Association, based in Arlington, Virginia, works globally to aggressively promote aluminum as the most sustainable and recyclable automotive, packaging and construction material in today's market. The Association represents U.S. and foreign-based primary producers of aluminum, aluminum recyclers and producers of fabricated products, as well as industry suppliers. Member companies operate more than 200 plants in the United States, with many conducting business worldwide.
SOURCE The Aluminum Association