Aluminum Association Releases Video Honoring the Flag's Unsung Partner: The Aluminum Flagpole

ARLINGTON, Va., In honor of U.S. Flag Day, the Aluminum Association is paying tribute with a video of the flag and its unsung partner, the flagpole.  The video includes images of the American flag flying over various U.S. historical locations as well as the extrusion process used to create flagpoles. Aluminum Association member Sapa Group Extrusions, in partnership with Sapa Group Pole Products, generously provided the footage of the pole creation and extrusion processes.

Aluminum Association Donates Canned Water to Tornado Relief Efforts

ARLINGTON, Va., Disaster relief efforts continue in the south after a heavy-hitting tornado system struck parts of Mississippi and Alabama—both of which declared states of emergency. The Aluminum Association’s Can Committee has donated canned water to assist in relief efforts.

“Watching what these people have to go through is devastating,” said Aluminum Association President Steve Larkin. “We wanted to help in any way that we can since we all have family, friends, or members who have been affected by this tornado system.”

ARCO's Steve Williamson Named the 2011 Marlan Boultinghouse Award Winner

ARLINGTON, Va., The Aluminum Association is proud to announce this year’s Marlan Boultinghouse winner, Mr. Steve Williamson, Vice President, Commercial, ARCO Aluminum, Inc.

“Steve’s wise counsel and dedicated leadership have helped build the market for our favorite metal and added value to Aluminum Association membership for all companies,” said President Steve Larkin.

Aluminum Association President J. Stephen Larkin to Retire

ARLINGTON, Va., Aluminum Association President J. Stephen Larkin today announced to the Association’s Board of Directors that he will retire at the end of 2011. Larkin joined the Association in 1998.

Aluminum Association Continues Growth With Two New Member Companies

Aluminicaste and Walbridge Bring Membership to 98 Companies

ARLINGTON, VA. The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of two new member companies, Aluminicaste and Walbridge. Aluminicaste joined as a producer member while Walbridge joined as an associate member. This brings total company membership in the Association to 98, consisting of 50 producer members and 48 associate members.

Leadership

The Aluminum Association Board of Directors is comprised of a number of top executives from a wide cross-section of the aluminum industry. The Board volunteers its time to provide strategic guidance and direction to the organization -- setting goals, priorities and action items to best serve the interests of the entire industry. The Board is led by our Chair Michelle O'Neill, Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs and Sustainability for Alcoa (pictured below). Following is a list of all current Association Board Members:

Newly Released Aluminum Statistical Review Shows Five Percent Growth in Aluminum Demand in 2012

The Aluminum Association released today the 2012 Aluminum Statistical Review, the most comprehensive source for North American industry data, covering every cycle of the production process from primary aluminum to finished goods to the recovery of aluminum scrap. 

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