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?more +
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.