FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEWLY RELEASED ALUMINUM STATISTICAL REVIEW SHOWS EIGHT PERCENT
GROWTH IN DEMAND
Comprehensive Industry Data Through 2011 Now Available in Association
ARLINGTON, VA., January 29, 2013 — The Aluminum
Association recently released the 2011 Aluminum Statistical Review
covering all statistical data available on the North American aluminum
industry. The review includes information on every cycle of the aluminum
production process from primary aluminum to markets for finished goods
to the recovery of aluminum scrap.
Among key findings in this year's report:
Aluminum supply in North America increased by 2.5 percent
year-over-year to 23.2 billion pounds.
Aluminum demand increased nearly 8 percent to 21.8 billion pounds
Shipments of aluminum to the transportation industry increased 16.1
percent in 2011, while packaging and construction shipments declined 1.7
and 3.4 percent, respectively.
Net shipments of semi-fabricated or mill products increased 5.7
percent over the previous year to 14.9 billion pounds.
The Review is an educational tool designed to support members of the
industry, financial analysts, government agencies, students and the
general public. The Review is divided into five major sections:
supply, shipments, markets, foreign trade, and world statistics.
Its contents include text, tables and charts to provide year-end figures
and other historic data on U.S. and Canadian shipments, markets, supply
and foreign trade.
The 2011 edition contains a ten-year summary (2001-2011) as well as
historical statistics on the industry. Both a downloadable version and
CD edition are available in the Aluminum Association Bookstore.
The Review is priced at $95 for members of The Aluminum
Association and $190 for non-members, plus applicable shipping and
For additional information, contact Nick Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org or Hank
Sattlethight at email@example.com.
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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 around 180 plants in the United States, with many conducting