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Industry News
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
U.S. Tweaks Rusal Sanctions Handing Potential Lifeline to Buyers »
{From Bloomberg News} The U.S. has laid the groundwork to avoid a brewing crisis in the global aluminum market....
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Trump's tariffs are paying off for Century Aluminum »
According to an article in the New York Times , President Trump's 10% aluminum tariffs that have rattled global busin...
Friday, August 17, 2018
Report: U.S. reaps $1.4 billion from aluminum, steel tariffs »
According to a recent report prepared for members of Congress, the Trump administration has collected $1.4 billion in new...
Friday, August 10, 2018
Trump doubles tariffs on aluminum from Turkey »
President Trump ordered a doubling of U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Turkey Friday, escalating a diplomat...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Alcoa asks U.S. government for tariff exemption on Canadian aluminum »
Alcoa Corp has asked the U.S. Commerce Department to exempt from tariffs its purchases of 40,000 metric tons of Canadian a...

Member News
Monday, August 20, 2018
Taber Extrusions acquires mirco-extruder Exact Manufacturing »
AEC member Taber Extrusions, headquartered in Russellville, AR, has acquired the Exact Manufacturing division of Lou-Rich,...
Friday, August 10, 2018
Alexandria Industries' Tom Schabel interviewed in NBC news story »
Thomas Schabel, CEO of AEC member company Alexandria Industries in Alexandria Minnesota, was interviewed for a recent st...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hydro working on making aluminum extrusion more attractive for EV OEMs »
LIGHTER GOES FARTHER Making vehicles lighter extends electric vehicle (EV) range. AEC member Hydro is figuring o...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yougstown Tool & Die plans $13M new plant and expansion »
AEC member Youngstown Tool & Die Co. plans to invest at least $13 million to construct a new plant, add equipment, and...
Monday, July 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sierra Aluminum acquired by Samuel, Son & Co. »
On July 12, 2018, Samuel, Son & Co., Limited announced the acquisition of AEC Extruder Member Sierra Aluminum , loc...

AEC News
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, August 28, 2018
New construction starts dip 9%, including 22% drop in nonresidential starts in July »
New construction starts in July fell 9%, including a 22% drop for nonresidential building, according to Dodge Data & A...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
New furniture collection uses wicker and anodized extruded aluminum to marry modern and traditional »
London-based designer Tino Seubert was commissioned by the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, was ask...