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Auto Aluminum Growth in an Era of Electrification

A recent survey of North American automakers and suppliers concluded that aluminum use in electric vehicles will continue to grow over the next decade, fueled by demand for more sustainable transportation.

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Aluminum Week: Public Comments on RMI Aluminum Emissions Guidance Due July 28

The Rocky Mountain Institute – whose guidance on carbon abatement issues will likely set a precedent for future investment and lending decisions by the financial sector – is seeking input on its proposed approach to aluminum carbon reporting by July 28. The impact on the industry of RMI’s guidance will be profound and we strongly encourage member companies to speak up. Further details below and here

U.S. Aluminum's Economic Impact

The U.S. aluminum industry is a key element of the nation's manufacturing base, supporting more than 634,000 jobs and more than $176 billion in economic output.

America Makes Aluminum

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame hosted a deep dive look at aluminum production and recycling for an episode of his series How America Works.

Aluminum Carbon Footprint Cut in Half Over 30 Years

A third-party, critical-reviewed life cycle assessment (LCA) report found that the carbon footprint of aluminum production and recycling in North America was cut in half since 1991.

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U.S. Aluminum Industry Meets Growing Demand While Decreasing Impact

The U.S. Aluminum Industry Sector Snapshot report shows positive environmental impact trendlines for the U.S. aluminum industry on virtually every measure since the 1990s. Notably, aluminum producers have accomplished this during a period when demand for the metal has grown by more than 25 percent domestically.

Expected demand from leading vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers suggest aluminum content surge in EV market

Seeks Ruling from Commerce Department that Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet Imports from Korea, Manufactured with Chinese Inputs, are Subject to AD/CVD Duties

Charles Johnson, president & CEO of the Aluminum Association, issued the following statement in response to the Department of Energy’s $6 billion investment “to accelerate decarbonization projects in energy-intensive industries.”

Industry Approached Record Demand Levels Driven by Packaging, Other Segments Despite Slower Second Half of Year

Industry Statistics

Vital business intelligence on the industry for the industry

The Aluminum Association’s more than two-dozen different statistical reports cover every segment of the aluminum market, from orders to shipments to capacity. Our decades of experience and relationships allows us to survey aluminum companies directly to access near real-time information on shipments, mill orders and other market trends. And now these reports are available as interactive, presentation-ready charts and graphs you can manipulate directly through the system. This is data and information you can’t find anywhere else in a newly accessible and convenient format.

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