Term: Electronics & Appliances | The Aluminum Association

Thank You, Steve Jobs

Apple's Steve Jobs was a visionary innovator whose designs and products inspired millions. His use of aluminum in a number of his company's key products caused a ripple effect across the electronics industry.

Electronics & Appliances

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Home appliances—the washing machine, dryer, refrigerator and laptop—exist as they are today because of aluminum’s light weight, structural strength and thermal characteristics. Iconic brands stretching from West Bend’s 1970 Presto Cooker to Apple’s iPod, iPad and iPhone share a single, common characteristic: the use of aluminum.