http://www.aluminum.org/industries/processing/extrusionsThe North American aluminum industry saw impressive growth in 2014, with a 5 percent year-over-year increase in demand. This according to preliminary data released in the Aluminum Association’s monthly “Situation Report.” The estimated 25.5 billion pounds of aluminum shipped by North American producers and fabricators last year is the largest shipment total for the industry since 2006.
Aluminum Association President & CEO Heidi Brock recently highlighted an emerging trend in the U.S. economy - the resurgence of American manufacturing - during the Canadian International Aluminum Conference in Montreal.
The aluminum industry invests $1 billion for modern manufacturing in the U.S. Industry maven Curt Wells joins the Aluminum Association while Parvaneh Shafiee retires. Saltcake Work Group meets with the EPA. And more.
Since 2013, Aluminum Association member companies have announced or completed U.S. plant expansion investment totaling more than $2.7 billion which will create more than 2,000 permanent American manufacturing jobs.
Senior-level executives from Noranda, Novelis, Scepter, Inc. and the Aluminum Association will talk about trends in the aluminum industry during the Aluminum Association’s spring meeting in San Antonio, TX – “The Power of Modern Metal.” Following brief opening remarks, the executives will be available for a Q&A session.
Comprehensive Industry Data Through 2011 Now Available in Association Bookstore
The Aluminum Association recently released the 2011 Aluminum Statistical Review covering all statistical data available on the North American aluminum industry. The review includes information on every cycle of the aluminum production process from primary aluminum to markets for finished goods to the recovery of aluminum scrap.
Among key findings in this year's report: