The Aluminum Association applauded action by the Department of Energy providing a conditional loan of $259 million to Alcoa to support its automotive expansion in Alcoa, TN and the development of advanced vehicle technologies.
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.
Complete Company Resource Provides Details on Over 200 Extrusion Plants Operating in the U.S., Canada and Mexico
ARLINGTON, VA., December 18, 2014 — Today, the Aluminum Association released the 2014 edition of the North American Aluminum Industry Extrusion Press Directory. The Directory is the industry’s leading resource for the most up-to-date details on 205 extrusion plants known to be operating in North America as of December 2014. This is the latest update of a directory last published in 2012.
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.
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.
Since 2013, Aluminum Association member companies have announced or completed U.S. plant expansion investment totaling more than $2.6 billion which will create more than 2,000 permanent American manufacturing jobs.