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Manufacturing now contributes $2.25 trillion to U.S. economy »
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced Friday that manufacturing now contributes $2.25 trillion to the...
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U.S. Commerce Dept. sends Trump aluminum probe findings »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department has sent President Donald Trump the results of its national security p...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Aluminum Anodizers Council warns against imported primary aluminum »
The Aluminum Anodizers Council (AAC) , like AEC, is concerned about the impact that tariffs on imported primary aluminum...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LIFT announces first graduating students from "Operation Next" program »
Program provides education and training opportunities in high-demand advanced manufacturing jobs for separating military...
Thursday, December 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S., E.U., Japan Announce Partnership at WTO to Tackle Overcapacity »
The U.S., European Union and Japan announced a partnership to tackle overcapacity issues and forced technology transfers,...

Member News
Monday, January 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Magnode Corp. to be acquired by Michigan-based auto lightweight technology firm Shape Corp »
Shape Corp. Agrees To Acquire Aluminum Extruder Magnode Deal positions Shape to support global automotive customers...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Astro Shapes acquires Aerolite Extrusion Company »
Astro Shapes Acquires Aerolite Extrusion Company The staff representative for a United Steelworkers local says the ac...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Futura Industries recognized as Utah Top Manufacturing Company »
Futura Industries, a division of Bonnell Aluminum, was recognized with an honorable mention by the Utah Manufacturers Asso...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arconic names Charles “Chip” Blankenship as Chief Executive Officer »
AEC member Arconic Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles “Chip” Blankenship as Chief Executive...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Valspar introduced new acrylic coating for extruded aluminum products »
Valspar has introduced Valspar Acrylicoat TM , a new, cost-effective acrylic coating with a propriety resin system develop...

AEC News
Wednesday, January 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AEC Files New Circumvention Petition on Imported Vietnam Extrusions »
Aluminum Extruders Council Files New Circumvention Petition on Chinese Aluminum Extrusions Circumvented through Vietnam...
Thursday, December 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
EDU '18 registration open; program details emerging »
AEC has announced that registration is now open for the inaugural educational conference, Extrusion Design University - ED...
Friday, October 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AEC releases EPDs for extruded components »
The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has released the most comprehensive industry-wide set of Environmental Product Declar...

Extrusion Applications News
Thursday, January 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inventor builds aluminum 'car' that folds into wheeled suitcase »
An inventor in Bosnia has developed an aluminum "car" that folds up to become a wheeled suitcase. Mechanicla engineer Elvi...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Environmental performance of aluminum building components and LCA »
The following was excerpted from "Life Cycle Analysis and Aluminum Exterior Building Components" by Ben Mitchell, MBA, Akz...
Thursday, December 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scientists find hospital-acquired infections can be reduced by using etched aluminum surfaces »
A team of researchers in India have discovered that etched aluminum surfaces can be used to kill both drug-sensitive and d...