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Aluminum Industry Demand Grows 5% in 2014

http://www.aluminum.org/industries/processing/extrusionsThe North American aluminum industry saw impressive growth in 2014, with a 5 percent year-over-year increase in demand. This according to preliminary data released in the Aluminum Association’s monthly “Situation Report.” The estimated 25.5 billion pounds of aluminum shipped by North American producers and fabricators last year is the largest shipment total for the industry since 2006.

 

 

 

 

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Brock Talks Aluminum’s Role in U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance at CIAC

Aluminum Association President & CEO Heidi Brock recently highlighted an emerging trend in the U.S. economy - the resurgence of American manufacturing - during the Canadian International Aluminum Conference in Montreal.

Aluminum Industry Expansion Drives U.S. Growth | Parvaneh Shafiee Retires

The aluminum industry invests $1 billion for modern manufacturing in the U.S. Industry maven Curt Wells joins the Aluminum Association while Parvaneh Shafiee retires. Saltcake Work Group meets with the EPA. And more.

Driving Modern Manufacturing

Since 2013, Aluminum Association member companies have announced or completed U.S. plant expansion investment totaling more than $2.3 billion and creating more than 1,000 permanent American manufacturing jobs.

Media Advisory: Aluminum Executives to Discuss Industry Trends at Association Spring Meeting

Senior-level executives from Noranda, Novelis, Scepter, Inc. and the Aluminum Association will talk about trends in the aluminum industry during the Aluminum Association’s spring meeting in San Antonio, TX – “The Power of Modern Metal.” Following brief opening remarks, the executives will be available for a Q&A session.

Newly Released Aluminum Statistical Review Shows Eight Percent Growth In Demand

Comprehensive Industry Data Through 2011 Now Available in Association Bookstore

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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:

New Study Shows Aluminum Superior to Steel in Shedding Vehicle Body Mass, Boosting Fuel Economy

Industry Reveals Results of New Vehicle Design Study at 2013 SAE World Congress

A new study released today shows that an all-aluminum vehicle can shed more than 40 percent body mass, boosting fuel economy by 18 percent when combined with secondary mass savings and other design changes. The study helps explain why car and truck makers are shifting away from steel to aluminum, and supports projections that aluminum-intensive vehicles will become more common in the marketplace with continued demand for more fuel efficient vehicles.

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