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Industry News
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Business is booming for aluminum scrap thanks to tariffs »
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal , the aluminum scrap business is booming thanks to the trade war betw...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
OECD Report: Excess Global Aluminum Capacity a 'Genuine Concern' »
According to a new report released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), "non-market forces...
Monday, January 7, 2019
2020 Tokyo Olympic torches to be made of recycled aluminum »
Aluminum recycled from temporary housing in Fukushima, which was devastated by an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster...
Friday, January 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winners and losers in the aluminum Section 232 tariffs »
It seems Glencore-owned Century Aluminum , which has been the most vocal on the Section 232 issue, is a big winner in the...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
M-D Building Products in Oklahoma City has acquired the Seattle-based Morse Industries »
Morse Industries will bring its experience in industrial metals for railing, shower, and architecture, along with an inter...

Member News
Friday, January 11, 2019
Matalco to construct new billet manufacturing facility in Wisconsin »
AEC member company Matalco Inc., headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, plans to invest $80 million to construct a ne...
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Alcoa to cut in half the output of its Quebec aluminum smelter »
Alcoa Corp. announced on December 19 that they will immediately begin to cut production by half of the one operating potli...

AEC News
Tuesday, January 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Department of Commerce Confirms that Door Thresholds are Covered by the Scope of the AD/CVD- »
U.S. Department of Commerce Confirms that Door Thresholds are Covered by the Scope of the AD/CVD Orders on Aluminum Extrus...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
AEC wins transshipment case »
The Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA) investigation conducted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has determined that...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The ET Seminar Turns 50; ET ’20 Dates & Location Announced »
The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET Foundation) and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) hav...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
AEC and Aluminum USA announce agreement »
    ALUMINUM USA (ALU USA), the event dedicated to the aluminum indu...
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
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Auto Industry Looks to Aluminum Extrusions for Increased Performance and Solutions »
Automakers are employing an effective way to slim down electric vehicles, just as they have lightened their traditional co...