Aluminum Can Advantage: Use Phase

Association Names Olsen New VP | Supports ALERRT Act

The Aluminum Association hires a new Vice President for Business Information & Statistics. Signs letter supporting the ALERRT Act and opposing new Vermont deposit law. Room block closes soon for spring meeting in San Antonio. And more

Aluminum Kicks Off Super Bowl Ads | Association President on Fox News

New innovations in aluminum beverage packaging kicks off this year's Super Bowl ads. Aluminum Transportation Group releases ad touting market growth for aluminum in autos. Association President Heidi Brock talks to FoxNews.com about wine ... in a can. And more.

Aluminum Association Applauds New York Law to Encourage Sale of Aluminum Bottles

ARLINGTON, VA., The Aluminum Association today applauded the New York State Legislature on its passage of a bill that will permit the sale of aluminum bottles in the state.

The bill, just signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, reverses a little-known provision contained in the state's 1982 Bottle Bill that prohibits the sale of metal beverage containers that have detachable caps. Designed to discourage the sale of cans that used detachable pulltabs, the law also technically prohibited the sale of aluminum bottles with crown caps or screw caps.

Would You Drink Wine from an Aluminum Can?

Heidi on Fox

Aluminum Association President & CEO Heidi Brock was recently on FoxNews.com Live to talk about a new trend of packaging wine in aluminum. Heidi was joined by Dave Bon, President of FLASQ Wines, one of the first U.S. vineyards to discover the benefits of aluminum bottles. Bon sites better flavor protection and portability as two key reasons why using aluminum makes sense. 

AP: How Craft Brewers Are Kicking Bottles in the Can

beer in cans

The Aluminum Association worked with the Associated Press on a story about the latest trend in the craft brewing market—brewers replacing glass bottles with aluminum cans. The article, which was picked up by several hundred online outlets, explores the trend from a variety of angles—cost, taste, sustainability and technical innovation. As the piece notes, in 2002, only one craft brewer in the United States was using cans.