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Industry News
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
OECD Report: Excess Global Aluminum Capacity a 'Genuine Concern' »
According to a new report released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), "non-market forces...
Monday, January 7, 2019
2020 Tokyo Olympic torches to be made of recycled aluminum »
Aluminum recycled from temporary housing in Fukushima, which was devastated by an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster...
Friday, January 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winners and losers in the aluminum Section 232 tariffs »
It seems Glencore-owned Century Aluminum , which has been the most vocal on the Section 232 issue, is a big winner in the...
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Trump's use of national security to impose tariffs faces court test »
On Wednesday, December 19, a three-judge panel in Lower Manhattan considered the most far-reaching legal challenge to the...
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Trump is ready to lift sanctions on aluminum producer Rusal »
The Trump administration is ready to remove sanctions on Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska’s aluminum company, United Co....

Member News
Friday, January 11, 2019
Matalco to construct new billet manufacturing facility in Wisconsin »
AEC member company Matalco Inc., headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, plans to invest $80 million to construct a ne...
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Alcoa to cut in half the output of its Quebec aluminum smelter »
Alcoa Corp. announced on December 19 that they will immediately begin to cut production by half of the one operating potli...
Friday, October 12, 2018
Gateway Extrusions marks major expansion & 15th year »
AEC member company Gateway Extrusions, headquartered in Union, MO, hosted an open house on September 28, 2018, to mark its...

AEC News
Friday, January 11, 2019
Call for Abstracts Issued for ET '20 »
The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET Foundation) is seeking papers to be considered for presentat...
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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, December 18, 2018
AEC wins transshipment case »
The Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA) investigation conducted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has determined that...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The ET Seminar Turns 50; ET ’20 Dates & Location Announced »
The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET Foundation) and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) hav...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
AEC and Aluminum USA announce agreement »
    ALUMINUM USA (ALU USA), the event dedicated to the aluminum indu...

Extrusion Applications News
Friday, November 30, 2018
Trump is Misleading Consumers: Reducing Weight and Improving MPGs Does Not Degrade Safety »
In response to the administration’s proposal to roll back money-saving fuel efficiency standards, the Consumer Federation...