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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...
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...

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
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Service Center Metals acquired by Riverstone Group LLC »
AEC member company Service Center Metals (SCM), founded by Scott Kelley, Randy Weis and Chip Dollins, three Richmond, VA b...
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...
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...

Industry News
Friday, June 14, 2019
Commerce Department launches new Section 232 Product Exclusion Portal »
The U.S. Department of Commerce rolled out an online portal to submit and monitor product-specific exclusion requests to t...
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...

Extrusion Applications News
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Aluminum F-150 proves less costly to repair | AEC »
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...