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Aluminum Association Report Emphasizes Aluminium Beverage Can’s Importance To Sustainability

Aluminum Association Report Emphasizes Aluminium Beverage Can’s Importance To Sustainability

Last week the Aluminum Association and the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) teamed up to release an updated report detailing the increasing advantages of utilizing aluminium cans against other types of packaging. The report, entitled The Aluminum Can Advantage: Sustainability Key Performance Indicators...


Aluminum Association Lauds USITC Decision On Dumping Of Aluminium Foil From Five Countries

The Aluminum Association applauded a move by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) last week to unanimously determine that some aluminium foil imports from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey are injurious to American producers of the same. The USITC’s decision opens the door for the Department of Commerce to continue with antidumping and countervailing […]

Novelis May Increase Aluminium Can Sheet Production Should The Demand Arise

Although a shift in production to it is possible, an official from Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis said this week that it was not planning to add new aluminium can production capacity in the near future. Senior vice president Roxana Molina spoke to S&P Global Platts on Monday, telling them that they would alter their […]

Arconic Sees Sales Jump By 19 Percent In Third Quarter

Pittsburgh value-added firm Arconic Corporation released results for the third quarter of 2020 last week. Though numbers were down from last year’s totals, the firm gained ground on the second quarter’s totals. In the year’s third quarter Arconic’s sales totaled US$1.4 billion, an increase of 19 percent on the quarter but off by 22 percent […]

Novelis Records Record Production, Financial Results In July To September Quarter

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 on Monday. Despite a very difficult global market, the firm managed several record financial highs. During the three months ending September 30 the firm reported a net income from continuing operations of US$144 million, which is […]