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Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Across-the-board tariffs a missed opportunity on industry trade challenges: Aluminum Association »
The Aluminum Association released a statement responding to the announcement by President Trump that he plans to impose a...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
European Aluminium Association responds to Trump's aluminum tariff announcement »
Decisive actions need to be taken to tackle the unprecedented U.S. import measure on aluminum, according to European Alum...
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...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wilbur Ross offers Trump wide range of options to fight aluminum dumping »
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has recommended to President Donald Trump a wide range of options to deal with aluminum and...
Monday, January 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Manufacturing now contributes $2.25 trillion to U.S. economy »
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced Friday that manufacturing now contributes $2.25 trillion to the...

Member News
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gateway Extrusions Expands Workforce »
GATEWAY EXTRUSIONS EXPANDS WORKFORCE - Aluminum Extruder Doubles Jobs With Recent Expansion - AEC member compan...
Friday, March 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Almag Owner Bob Peacock Acquires Dependable Anodizing »
Bob Peacock, owner and CEO of Almag Aluminum announced the acquisition of Dependable Anodizing, an anodizer located in Mar...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ALMAG Aluminum Appoints Joe Jackman to Role of President »
Bob Peacock, CEO of ALMAG Aluminum announced the promotion of Joe Jackman, currently General Manager and Executive Vice Pr...
Monday, February 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mid-States Alumium Invests in New Press Line and Expands Facility »
Mid-States Aluminum will invest $20 million to purchase a new extrusion press line and upgrade its facility in Fond du Lac...
Thursday, January 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spectrum Metal Finishing Celebrates 25 Years in Metal Coatings Industry »
On February 1, 2018, Spectrum Metal Finishing, Inc. will celebrate its 25 th anniversary!  Founded in 1993, Spectr...

AEC News
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AEC Releases Statement on Aluminum 232 Remedy »
The Aluminum Extruders Council today released a statement regarding the Section 232 Investigation on the effects of alum...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AEC Files New Circumvention Petition on Imported Vietnam Extrusions »
Aluminum Extruders Council Files New Circumvention Petition on Chinese Aluminum Extrusions Circumvented through Vietnam...
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
Wednesday, February 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAM has published the latest North American Fenestration Standard »
The 2017 edition of AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, NAFS — North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, d...
Thursday, January 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inventor builds aluminum 'car' that folds into wheeled suitcase »
An inventor in Bosnia has developed an aluminum "car" that folds up to become a wheeled suitcase. Mechanicla engineer Elvi...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Environmental performance of aluminum building components and LCA »
The following was excerpted from "Life Cycle Analysis and Aluminum Exterior Building Components" by Ben Mitchell, MBA, Akz...
Thursday, December 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scientists find hospital-acquired infections can be reduced by using etched aluminum surfaces »
A team of researchers in India have discovered that etched aluminum surfaces can be used to kill both drug-sensitive and d...