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Dec 21, 2016, 02:00 ET JW Aluminum Joins the Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of a new member company – JW Aluminum. The company joins as a producer member – a firm that...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:00 ET Aluminum Association Grows with Three New Member Companies

The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of three new member companies – Cerro Wire LLC, Granges Americas Inc. and Reynolds Consumer...


Nov 21, 2016, 09:30 ET Aluminum Demand Grows for 6th Consecutive Year Since 2009

Today, the Aluminum Association released the latest edition of the Aluminum Statistical Review for 2015. The latest edition of the Review, which...


Oct 05, 2016, 10:30 ET New Aluminum In Green Building Guidelines To Debut At Greenbuild 2016

The Aluminum Association today released Aluminum in Green Buildings – A Guide to Environmental Declarations. The Guide is available at the...


Oct 04, 2016, 09:00 ET Aluminum Association Announces New Leadership During Annual Meeting

The Aluminum Association announced an expanded leadership team and additions to its Board of Directors during "Vote Aluminum" – its annual member...


Sep 28, 2016, 11:00 ET Aluminum Association Leadership to Testify on Chinese Industry Practices at U.S. International Trade Commission Hearing

Garney Scott, President & CEO of Scepter, Inc. and Chairman of the Aluminum Association, as well as Heidi Brock, President and CEO of the Aluminum...


Sep 26, 2016, 12:00 ET The Aluminum Transportation Group Announces New Leadership

The Aluminum Association's Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) today announces its new Chairman John Thomas, global marketing manager of automotive...


Aug 17, 2016, 01:00 ET Aluminum Association: New Truck Rule Recognizes Aluminum as Mass Reduction Solution to Boost Fleet Fuel Economy

New regulations that will boost the fuel economy of the nation's medium and heavy-duty truck vehicle fleet recognize the importance of mass reduction ...


Aug 03, 2016, 09:00 ET Aluminum Cans Carry Lower Carbon Footprint than Glass or Plastic Equivalents in Beverage Transportation and Refrigeration, Finds New Study

According to a new study conducted for the Aluminum Association by ICF International, the combined greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the ...


Jun 02, 2016, 10:40 ET Aluminum Can Maintains Position as Most Sustainable Beverage Container

As millions of Americans gear up for picnics, concerts, hikes and other outdoor activities this summer, a new report released today by the Aluminum...


Apr 20, 2016, 07:00 ET New Economic Impact Study Shows Continued Strength of Domestic Aluminum Industry

A new study released today shows the continued importance of the U.S. aluminum industry to the national economy. Research conducted by economic...


Feb 24, 2016, 02:10 ET The Aluminum Association Welcomes Call for Commission Investigation into Industry Global Competitiveness

Today, the House Committee on Ways & Means requested a formal investigation by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) into the global...


Nov 18, 2015, 11:42 ET New Guidelines for Using Aluminum in Green Buildings to Debut at Greenbuild 2015

Today, the Aluminum Association released Aluminum in Green Buildings: A Guide to Green Building Development and Certification with Aluminum Products. ...


Oct 29, 2015, 09:21 ET New Companies, Board Members and Leadership Join the Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association today announced membership growth, additions to its board, and the election of a new Chairman. In addition, the Association...


Sep 17, 2015, 03:38 ET Redesigned Aluminum Statistical Review Highlights Demand Growth for 5th Straight Year

Today, the Aluminum Association released the latest edition of the Aluminum Statistical Review for 2014. The 2015 edition of the Review, which...


Sep 09, 2015, 08:47 ET The Aluminum Association Concerned about CNIA Call for Removal of Export Tax on Primary Aluminum

The Aluminum Association, which represents producers and suppliers to the North American aluminum industry, expressed strong concern today about a...


Jun 17, 2015, 09:45 ET New Aluminum Association Office to Showcase Dynamic, Growing Aluminum Industry

The Aluminum Association announced today that it will move its headquarters to 1400 Crystal Drive in Arlington, VA effective June 22, 2015. The new...


May 20, 2015, 11:00 ET Study Finds Aluminum Cans the Sustainable Package of Choice

Aluminum cans are the most recycled and highest value beverage container on the market today, according to a new report released by the Aluminum...


May 19, 2015, 08:00 ET The Aluminum Association Statement on China's Elimination of Export Duties Affecting Certain Aluminum Products

On May 1, the Chinese Ministry of Finance eliminated its 15 percent export duties on aluminum rods and bars (alloy and non-alloyed), and certain...


Apr 22, 2015, 02:00 ET Aluminum Industry Announces Partnership with Department of Energy to Expand Workforce, Improve Technology

The Aluminum Association announced today a new partnership with the Department of Energy (DOE) to increase the number of aluminum industry jobs in...


Mar 27, 2015, 08:57 ET Aluminum Association: Department of Energy Recognizes Advantages of Aluminum Through $259 million Conditional Loan Guarantee

The Aluminum Association applauded action by the Department of Energy providing a conditional loan guarantee of $259 million to Alcoa to support its...


Mar 25, 2015, 10:45 ET Aluminum Association Statement on New Federal Building Efficiency Standards

The Aluminum Association released the following statement on a new White House plan to reduce energy use at federal buildings by 2.5 percent per year ...


Feb 23, 2015, 01:08 ET 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 21, 2015, 10:38 ET 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, 02:15 ET 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 hundred members ...