An Economic Engine

Driving the Modern Manufacturing Renaissance

Since just last fall, Aluminum Association member companies have announced U.S. plant expansions totaling more than $1 billion in total investment and creating more than 1,000 permanent and temporary jobs.

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Sustainability Research

Major Sustainability Gains for North American Aluminum Industry

A peer-reviewed life-cycle assessment (LCA) study shows a major decline in energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions for primary aluminum production in the U.S. and Canada. The study covers all life cycle impacts from aluminum production through semi-fabrication.

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The Man Who Made Aluminum Cool Again

Thank You, Steve Jobs

Apple's Steve Jobs was a visionary innovator whose designs and products inspired millions. His use of aluminum in a number of his company's key products caused a ripple effect across the electronics industry.

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Get the Facts About Aluminum

The aluminum industry generates more than $65 billion a year in direct economic impact.

The U.S. aluminum industry generates more than $65 billion a year in direct economic impact. When all suppliers and related business functions are taken into account, the industry drives $152 billion in economic impact—nearly 1 percent of GDP.


June 10, 2014
Explosive Growth Expected for Aluminum-Bodied Cars and Trucks; Reaching 18 Percent Within a Decade
April 9, 2014
Aluminum Offers Smallest Total Carbon Footprint Among Competing Materials 

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