Aluminum Association

U.S. Aluminium Beverage Can Makers Urge Trump Administration Against Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Imports

U.S. Aluminium Beverage Can Makers Urge Trump Administration Against Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Imports

A quartet of North American aluminium beverage can trade groups sent an open letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser last week, seeking to convince the Trump Administration that a reimposition of Section 232 aluminium tariffs on aluminium imports from Canada would...

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Aluminium Can Recycled Content Rises To 73 Percent: Report

A report released by the Aluminum Association earlier this week detailed the significant advances aluminium cans have made over competing packaging materials over the past several years, noting the significant sustainability advantages the material offers when compared to other substances now in use. The report, which was prepared in conjunction with the Can Manufacturers Institute […]

Heidi Brock To Step Down As Head Of Aluminum Association

United States aluminium trade group Aluminum Association will soon go forward with new leadership at the helm, as the organization announced earlier this week that President and CEO Heidi Brock will leave later this year. The Association did not specify a date certain for Brock’s departure, but it did confirm that the board of directors […]

Aluminum Association Issues World’s First Material Designation System For 3D Printing

The Aluminum Association announced yesterday a new material registration record describing standards for aluminium powder utilized in additive manufacturing. The new standards, christened “Purple Sheets” by the Association, are the first new material registration record in almost two decades. These standards provide alloy designations and chemical composition limits for the aluminium powders used in the […]

USITC Levies Final Import Duties Of Up To 176.2 Percent On Chinese Aluminium Sheet

For the first time in over three decades, the United States issued final duties in a trade case it self-initiated when the U.S. Commerce Department imposed final anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties of 96.3 percent to 176.2 percent on common alloy aluminium sheet products imported from the People’s Republic of China on Wednesday. “We will continue […]