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September 6, 2016
The Aluminum Association expressed appreciation for the United States and Chinese Governments’ joint commitment to address aluminum overcapacity during their bilateral meeting on the margins of the recent G-20 meeting in Hangzhou, China.
Advocacy, Press Release, Trade
August 17, 2016
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 technologies such as aluminum to help reach these goals.
Automotive Environment, Press Release, Transportation, Trucking
August 15, 2016
Association Announces First Individual Membership as Member Companies Expand to 116   
Associate Member, Membership, Press Release
August 3, 2016
Aluminum Cans Carry Lower Carbon Footprint than Glass or Plastic Equivalents in Beverage Transportation and Refrigeration Finds New Study ARLINGTON, VA – According to a new study conducted for the Aluminum Association by ICF International, the combined greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the transportation and refrigeration of beverages in aluminum cans are lower than those associated with that of beverages in glass or plastic bottles under the same conditions.
Aluminum Cans Climate, Consumer Packaging, Environment, Press Release, Sustainability
July 28, 2016
(DETROIT) — New research from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling confirms an overall recycling rate of 91 percent for automotive aluminum.
News, Press Release, Research, Sustainability, Transportation
July 15, 2016
Washington, DC, - The Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement, a coalition representing more than one million workers in the aluminum, steel, chemical, textile and other manufacturing industries, supports the U.S.
Advocacy, News, Press Release
July 11, 2016
Shipments Increase for Sixth Consecutive Year, Closing in on Peak of 2006
Extrusions Press Release, Statistics
June 28, 2016
 The Aluminum Association released today the fourth edition of the Guidelines for Handling Molten Aluminum. This latest revision represents the hundreds of years of collective expertise in managing molten metal accumulated by many leading industry experts.  The updated Guidelines are available for purchase in the Association’s bookstore at
Production Safety
June 8, 2016
ARLINGTON, VA – The Aluminum Association appreciates the United States and Chinese Governments’ commitment to open trade and investment, and the recognition of the negative impact of overcapacity and market-distorting subsidies.  We look forward to continuing to work with the U.S.
Press Release, Trade
June 2, 2016
2016 Key Performance Indicator Report Shows Continued High Recyclability, Material Value for Can
Aluminum Cans Consumer Packaging, Press Release, Sustainability