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AEC News
Monday, October 19, 2020
AEC Announces New Website Tool for the Automotive Industry »
Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), a trade association dedicated to advancing the effective use of aluminum extrusion in No...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
AEC Announces New Board Members in Annual Election »
The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) announced the results of the annual election of officers and directors at the 71st An...
Friday, April 10, 2020
AEC Recognizes Volunteer for Outstanding Service »
The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) recognized one individual for his outstanding contributions to the Council during the...
Monday, February 10, 2020
AEC Releases the 2020 Buyer's Guide »
The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has released the 2020 edition of its popular publication, the AEC Buyers Guide ....
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...

ET '20 News
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
ET 2021 Registration is Open »
Registration for the Twelfth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition – ET '21 is now open....
Monday, May 11, 2020
Twelfth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar Rescheduled to May 2021 »
The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the ET Foundation have announced the rescheduled dates and location for the T...
Monday, March 16, 2020
ET '20 Postponed Due to Coronavirus Threat »
AEC has announced that ET '20, scheduled for May 19-21, 2020 in Orlando Florida, has been postponed. Read Announcement...
Friday, February 14, 2020
Hydro and Reliefed team up to research and develop new 3D solutions in aluminium »
Reliefed Technologies announced partnership with the global aluminium company Hydro to research and develop new 3D solutio...

Member News
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Custom Aluminum Products announces new VP of Operations »
AEC member Custom Aluminum Products has announced that Reid Bloomfield has joined the company as Vice President of Operati...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Vitex Extrusion Announces New Appointments »
AEC member Vitex Extrusion , a division of Momentum Manufacturing Group, has announced Bob Tanner as its new Director of...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Vitex Extrusion Expands Aluminum Extrusion Manufacturing Capacity »
AEC member Vitex Extrusion , a division of Momentum Manufacturing Group, announced it will expand its aluminum extrusion...
Monday, August 3, 2020
Pennex Extruded Products Names President »
Pennex Aluminum Company is announced that Chuck Stout has been promoted to president of the Pennex Extruded Products Divi...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Technoform debuts shearless thermal barrier »
AEC member Technoform has introduced a new, shearless polyamide thermal barrier for windows, doors and façade systems. Thi...

Industry News
Friday, September 25, 2020
EU to impose antidumping duties on aluminum extrusions from China »
The European Commission announced that it will impose provisional anti-dumping duties of up to 48% on aluminum extrusions...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
U.S. Lifts 10% Tariff on Canadian Aluminum Imports »
The United States has lifted its 10-percent tariff on Canadian aluminum, retroactive to September 1, 2020. This major move...
Monday, August 10, 2020
Trump Reimposes 10% Section 232 Tariff on Some Canadian Aluminum Imports; AEC President Weighs In »
On August 6, President Trump announced he was reimposing 10% aluminum tariffs on some aluminum imports from Canada during...
Friday, March 20, 2020
Aluminum Extrusion Industry Ready to Assist in Time of Emergency »
Yesterday, the Aluminum Association released the memo American Aluminum Jobs: Essential to the Nation , which outlin...

Extrusion Applications News
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Wire company investing in aluminum wire for EVs; says it's 40% lighter than copper »
A South Korean wire manufacturer believes aluminum wire is the future material application for electric vehicles. LS Cable...
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Survey: Aluminum Remains Fastest Growing Automotive Material, Emerging as a Preferred Metal for EVs »
Multi-material vehicle construction, onslaught of electrified powertrains and battery electric vehicle platforms drive alu...
Friday, July 31, 2020
Pendulum is swinging towards aluminum for EVs; consumption expected to accelerate »
“It’s been a long incubation period, but electric vehicles are swinging the pendulum. Aluminum is a higher performing mate...