ARLINGTON, VA. — The Aluminum Association released today the 2012 Aluminum Statistical Review, the most comprehensive source for North American industry data, covering every cycle of the production process from primary aluminum to finished goods to the recovery of aluminum scrap. The review shows that, for the third straight year, aluminum demand grew in the United States and Canada, led by growth in the transportation and building and construction markets.
Among key findings in this year's report:
The Review is an educational tool designed to support members of the industry, financial analysts, government agencies, students and the general public. The Review is divided into five major sections: supply, shipments, markets, foreign trade, and world statistics. Its contents include text, tables and charts to provide year-end figures and other historical data on U.S. and Canadian shipments, markets, supply and foreign trade.
Both a downloadable version and CD edition are available in the Aluminum Association Bookstore at www.aluminum.org. The Review is priced at $120 for members of The Aluminum Association and $240 for non-members, plus applicable shipping and handling.
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The Aluminum Association, based in Arlington, Virginia, works globally to aggressively promote aluminum as the most sustainable and recyclable automotive, packaging and construction material in today's market. The Association represents U.S. and foreign-based primary producers of aluminum, aluminum recyclers and producers of fabricated products, as well as industry suppliers. Member companies operate approximately 180 plants in the United States, with many conducting business worldwide. For more information visit www.Aluminum.org, on Twitter @AluminumNews or Facebook.com/AluminumAssociation.