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AEC members make their voices heard in Washington

Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments)
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The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) made the industry’s voice heard on Thursday, September 29, 2016 during Aluminum Week held in Washington, DC with the Aluminum Association. AEC members called on the government to act on lingering circumvention and duty evasion issues related to certain Chinese aluminum extrusion imports and China’s overcapacity in primary aluminum production. Members of the Council met with staff members of their elected officials and testified at the U.S. International Trade Commission hearing on “Aluminum: Competitive Conditions Affecting the U.S. Industry”.

AEC members met with the staff members of Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), John Cornyn (R-TX), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Joni Ernst (D-IA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Gary Peters (D-MI), Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Bob Casey (D-PA) and Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) to discuss key issues affecting the aluminum extrusion industry and to ask for help. More...

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