Ford Makes History | EPDs Released

Ford to "Make History" with new 2015 F-150.  Association releases environmental "nutrition labels" for aluminum products.

VIDEO: The Aluminum Advantage

Aluminum is everywhere—literally. The most abundant, naturally occurring metal in the earth’s crust, aluminum is an essential element of modern life. Aluminum keeps the world moving.

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.

Go Further with Aluminum

By now, most of you have heard about the big changes coming from the auto industry as carmakers move to military-grade aluminum alloys to achieve massive fuel efficiency gains. What’s gotten somewhat less attention is another major innovation coming from the aluminum industry that could move electric cars into the mainstream.

Green Tech from Association Member Jupiter

Jupiter Oxygen, a sister company of Association member Jupiter Aluminum, has developed an innovative, carbon capture technology resulting from experimentation in the aluminum recycling process. Here, former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson reports on the new tech for Inside Business Report.

Aluminum Built a Museum

Colonel Scott Willey of the Air and Space museum, who gave a private tour to the Association’s Technical Committee on Product Standards, said “Without aluminum, we wouldn’t have a museum.” From the top of the Donald D. Engen Observation Tower at the Udvar-Hazy Center –part of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum - visitors have a 360-degree bird's-eye view of Washington Dulles International Airport.  It’s a place to view aluminum in action: making human flight possible. 

Aluminum Goes to Mars

“NASA could not have made it to the surface of Mars without aluminum.” So says Dr. John Grotzinger Chief Scientist and Head of Strategic Planning for the 2012 Mars Rover Mission. Grotzinger led NASA’s $2.5 billion Curiosity rover mission – perhaps the most visible mission in the history of robotic space exploration in its search for evidence of past life on the surface of the red planet.

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.

Aluminum Association And Metal Powder Industries Federation Sign Memorandum Of Understanding To Advance Workplace Safety

Arlington, VA.
Today, the Aluminum Association (AAI) and the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in the sharing of information in area of metal powder safety. The organizations will cooperate to increase awareness of metal dust hazards and to promote safety in plant operations.

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