Unprecedented Growth Expected for Automotive Aluminum as Multi-Material Vehicles Ascend, New Survey of Automakers Says

DETROIT, MI – Over the next decade, automakers will continue to increase the adoption of high-strength, low weight aluminum in new car and truck construction at a faster pace than any time in history. Total aluminum content is expected to grow from 397 pounds per vehicle (PPV) in 2015 to 565 PPV by 2028, representing 16 percent of total vehicle weight, according to a survey of automakers conducted by Ducker Worldwide reaffirming continued market share growth for aluminum into high-volume vehicles.

The Aluminum Association Commends President Trump’s Launch of an Aluminum 232 Investigation

ARLINGTON, VA -- Heidi Brock, President & CEO of the Aluminum Association, commented on the Trump administration’s launch of a 232 investigation to determine the effects of aluminum imports on U.S. national security.

The Aluminum Association Applauds USITC Affirmative Preliminary Determination on Imports of Aluminum Foil from China

Arlington, VA – The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) today made a unanimous preliminary determination that unfairly-traded imports of certain aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China are causing injury to U.S. producers. The preliminary injury determination means that the antidumping and countervailing duty cases against imports from China will proceed.

Aluminum Association Grows with New Member Companies

Almexa Alumino, Emirates Global Aluminium, Linde LLC and Material Sciences Corporation Grow the Association’s Membership

Global Aluminum Associations Call for Creation of Global Forum on Aluminum Overcapacity

ARLINGTON, VA -- The Aluminum Association released a joint letter along with the Aluminium Association of Canada and European Aluminium in advance of the upcoming G-20 summit calling for the creation of a Global Forum to address global aluminum overcapacity. This is the first time that a global coalition of aluminum producers have called for such an effort to address Chinese overcapacity in the marketplace.

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