A Level Playing Field

China & Trade

The Aluminum Association is calling for a series of common sense measures on the part of the U.S. and Chinese governments to ensure a level playing field where all global aluminum producers can compete fairly. These actions can drive positive outcomes for both countries.

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Advancing Aluminum

Aluminum Alloys 101

In 1954, there were 75 registered aluminum alloys.  Today, there are more than 530 registered active compositions and that number continues to grow. That underscores how versatile and ubiquitous aluminum has become in our modern world. So what are aluminum alloys and why are they important?

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An Economic Engine

Driving Modern Manufacturing

In just the past few years, Aluminum Association member companies have announced U.S. plant expansions totaling more than $2.6 billion in total investment and creating more than 1,000 permanent and temporary jobs.

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Get the Facts About Aluminum

The aluminum industry generates more than $75 billion a year in direct economic impact.

The U.S. aluminum industry generates more than $75 billion a year in direct economic impact. When all suppliers and related business functions are taken into account, the industry drives $186 billion in economic impact—more than 1 percent of GDP.

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May 2, 2016
Ebner Furnaces, GMB Group, Penny Plate, TSI, Inc. and SciAps 
April 20, 2016
Report Finds Industry Supports 712,000 Jobs and $186 Billion in Economic Outpu

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May 11, 2016

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