ARCO's Steve Williamson Named the 2011 Marlan Boultinghouse Award Winner

ARLINGTON, Va., The Aluminum Association is proud to announce this year’s Marlan Boultinghouse winner, Mr. Steve Williamson, Vice President, Commercial, ARCO Aluminum, Inc.

“Steve’s wise counsel and dedicated leadership have helped build the market for our favorite metal and added value to Aluminum Association membership for all companies,” said President Steve Larkin.

Aluminum Association President J. Stephen Larkin to Retire

ARLINGTON, Va., Aluminum Association President J. Stephen Larkin today announced to the Association’s Board of Directors that he will retire at the end of 2011. Larkin joined the Association in 1998.

Aluminum Sculptures Sprout Up Around U.S.

From Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., artists and architects choose aluminum

ARLINGTON, Va., Sculptures constructed from aluminum continue to pop up around the United States. In fact, just this month artist Michael Kalish’s sculpture of Muhammad Ali went on display in Los Angeles’ Nokia Plaza.

Industry Celebrates 125 Years of Commercial Aluminum Production

A man, a mission, a metal……and the rest is history

ARLINGTON, Va., One hundred and twenty-five years ago this month, Charles Martin Hall discovered a method by which to produce aluminum commercially—transforming it from a precious metal to an everyday material. It was a development that would change the course of human history.

Curbside Value Partnership Forms Independent Organization

Focus will continue to be on increasing recycling participation

ARLINGTON, Va., The Aluminum Association, the Can Manufacturers Institute and Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) have announced that Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) has become an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Steve Thompson, long-time director of CVP, has been named executive director. The board of directors is comprised of representatives from Novelis, Alcoa, ARCO Aluminum Inc., Ball Corporation, Coca-Cola Recycling and Keep America Beautiful.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush to Keynote Aluminum Conference

Deloitte’s Tom Davis; Hydro NA’s Matt Dionne; Davenport’s Lloyd O’Carroll; Aluminomics’ Parks Dodd to offer views on policies & trends impacting the industry

ARLINGTON, Va., & WAUCONDA, Ill., The Aluminum Association and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) today announced the General Session speakers for the 2011 Spring Meeting.  The organizations will co-locate their respective meetings at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa on April 7-9, 2011.

Aluminum Association Partners with Sarah Inc. to Provide Jobs for Special Needs Individuals While Helping Environment

ARLINGTON, Va.,  The Aluminum Association's Cans for Causes Program is pleased to assist SARAH Inc. in Guilford, Connecticut with their recycling efforts.
SARAH Inc. has started a recycling program to keep more than 500,000 aluminum cans and bottles out of landfills, while providing jobs for special needs individuals.  SARAH's mission is to provide advocacy, services and support for people with intellectual and other disabilities and to promote opportunities for full inclusion in their communities.

The Essential Element: Aluminum A Key Part Of U.S. Manufacturing Base

Study Shows Industry Supports 672,000 Jobs and $152 Billion in Economic Output; Rising Global Demand for Aluminum Creating Good Jobs Nationwide

ARLINGTON, VA. - A new study released today confirms the growing importance of the domestic aluminum industry to the U.S. economy. Research conducted by economic research firm John Dunham & Associates found that the U.S. aluminum industry directly employs more than 155,000 workers and generates $65 billion in economic output in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Aluminum Association Continues Growth With Two New Member Companies

Aluminicaste and Walbridge Bring Membership to 98 Companies

ARLINGTON, VA. The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of two new member companies, Aluminicaste and Walbridge. Aluminicaste joined as a producer member while Walbridge joined as an associate member. This brings total company membership in the Association to 98, consisting of 50 producer members and 48 associate members.

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