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Aluminum Carbon Footprint Cut in Half Over 30 Years

A brand-new, third-party critical-reviewed life cycle assessment (LCA) report found that since 1991, the carbon footprint of primary aluminum production declined by 49% while the footprint of recycled aluminum production dropped by 60%.

Aluminum Industry in Action

U.S. Aluminum Drives Modern Manufacturing

Over the past decade, the aluminum industry has invested more than $6.5 billion in U.S. manufacturing to support growing demand for the metal in various key markets.

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.

Navigating a Period of Extraordinary Potential

In an interview with Light Metal Age, President & CEO Chuck Johnson discussed opportunities, challenges and key trends for the aluminum industry. 

Aluminum Can Carbon Footprint Down 40%+ Since 1990s

A new life cycle assessment report shows that over the past three decades, greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. aluminum can production has dropped nearly half.

Latest News & Information

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.

Domestic Market Remains Strong as U.S. Industry Investment Hits Highest Level in Decades and 2021 Demand Growth Revised Upward

Aluminum Industry Investments Top $6.5 billion in Last Decade

Common Alloy Sheet AD/CVD Action Helps Drive $300 Million+ U.S. Plant Expansions; 24% Increase in Shipments

The aluminium associations of the United States, Europe, Canada, and Japan welcome the new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), World Bank Group (WBG) and World Trade Organisation (WTO).

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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