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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...
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...

ET '20 News
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
ET'20 Technical Abstracts Now Available Online »
Abstracts submitted for the Twelfth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar and Exposition (ET ’20) , taking...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
ET '20 Launches an Interactive Exhibitor Floor Plan »
The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) have released an interactive floor plan featuring the exhibit...
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Sponsorship Opportunities Available for ET '20 »
The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) have announced that sponsorship opportunities are available f...

Member News
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Dajcor Aluminum breaks ground on new extrusion plant in Kentucky »
Hundreds Celebrate Groundbreaking Ceremony for Dajcor Aluminum Vice President of Operations, Steven Everitt, hopes tha...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Metal Exchange Corporation Names Rick Merluzzi As CEO »
AEC member company, Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC) recently announced that Rick Merluzzi has been promoted to Chief Exec...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Pries opens their new anodizing line »
After a year of construction on a new 50,000 square foot expansion, AEC member company Pries Enterprises has announced the...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Hydro to close Kalamazoo, MI and Belton, SC plants »
Hydro announced that it is closing the Kalamazoo, MI and Belton, SC extrusion plants after "a careful and extensive analys...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Metal Exchange Corporation awarded Best Fleet Awards »
Metal Exchange Corporation awarded Best Fleet Awards. Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC) has been awarded the Institute...

Industry News
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Canada’s exemption from 232 tariffs a boon to Canadian aluminum producers »
Companies like Rio Tinto and Alcoa are cashing in on the Canadian exemption from U.S. tariffs on imports of aluminum. Howe...
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...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
George Koch Sons LLC Acquires Jessup Engineering Inc »
George Koch Sons, LLC Acquires Jessup Engineering, Inc. EVANSVILLE, IN – George Koch Sons, LLC a subsidiary of Koch...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Justice Department accuses Perfectus Aluminum of evading $1.5 billion in tariffs »
The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Justice Department has accused California-based Perfectus Alumninum...
Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Quaker Chemical and Houghton International to Combine »
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. , April 5, 2017   Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:   KWR ) and Houghton International In...

Extrusion Applications News
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
New study: Aluminum content increased 20% since 2016 »
  Aluminum content in cars up 20% in the last three years A new study estimates the average aluminum conten...