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Industry News
Friday, May 17, 2019
U.S removes aluminum tariffs, clearing major hurdle for USMCA trade pact ratification »
The 10% aluminum tariffs the U.S. placed on its two neighbors, Canada and Mexico, in the name of national security were re...
Monday, May 13, 2019
AAMA releases 2018-19 Industry Review & Forecast »
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released the AAMA 2018/2019 U.S. Industry Statistical Revi...
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...

Member News
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Bill Aronson of Metal Exchange Corp. passes away »
The Aluminum Extruders Council is sad to report the passing of Bill Aronson of Metal Exchange Corporation. Mike Lefton, Ch...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Alexandria Industries Goes Big: Buys New Aluminum Extrusion Press, Adds Space »
The company to increase its aluminum extrusion capabilities and capacities AEC Extruder Member Alexandria Indust...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Dajcor Aluminum invests nearly $20M to locate new operations in Kentucky »
AEC member Dajcor Aluminum plans to create up to 256 full-time jobs and invest nearly $20M to locate new operations in Ken...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Rusal appoints new head of U.S. office »
AEC member Rusal has appointed Charles Hesse as head of their U.S. office, according to a statement by the company. Before...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Tublite completes facility expansion in Walker, MI »
AEC member Tublite, Inc. has completed a 30,000-square-foot expansion of their Walker, Michigan facility, which includes t...

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, 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
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Aluminum F-150 proves less costly to repair than its previous steel version »
According to Automotive News , overall collision losses for Ford's aluminum-bodied F-150 is in line with steel pickups....
Friday, April 12, 2019
Jaguar Land Rover developing next phase in closed-loop recycling program »
Jaguar Land Rover announced it is developing the next phase of its aluminum closed-loop strategy with an innovative recy...
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...