Posts Tagged ‘ AEC ’

AEC Applauds Preliminary Finding of Duty Evasion Through Malaysia

May 25th, 2018

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the Aluminum Extruders Fair Trade Committee (AEFTC) applauds the U.S. Custom and Border Protection’s preliminary decision to impose interim measures on importers Sun Bright International Corporation and Fair Importing Corporation for participating in a scheme to evade duties using fake country of origin certificates. The report states, “In its […]

AEC: U.S. Could Face Aluminum Shortage Due to Russian Sanctions, Tariffs

Apr 27th, 2018

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) is calling on Washington, D.C., to exclude from tariffs all countries from which the domestic extrusion industry can import primary aluminum until the administration can guarantee a sufficient domestic supply. The AEC cites a disruption to the primary aluminum supply chain due to the 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum […]

AEC Opposes Quotas on Primary Aluminum Imports

Apr 26th, 2018

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) released a statement saying it supports the Aluminum Association’s position that the Trump administration must not impose quotas on imported primary aluminum products. The AEC claims that, considering the disruption of the supply chain because of recent Russian sanctions, any additional restraint of imported aluminum into the U.S. aluminum supply […]

AEC Releases EPDs for Aluminum Extrusions

Oct 14th, 2016

The glazing industry continues to raise the bar for product transparency, most recently with two newly released Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for aluminum extrusions in the U.S. and Canada. One is for thermally improved aluminum extrusions, which is of particular interest for fenestration applications. The other is for extrusions that are not thermally enhanced. The EPDs, […]

AEC Members Demand Action on China Imports

Oct 6th, 2016

Last week, the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), in tandem with the Aluminum Association, called on the U.S. government to act on lingering circumvention and duty evasion issues related to Chinese aluminum extrusion imports and China’s overcapacity in primary aluminum production. Members of the council met with congressional staff members and testified at a U.S. International Trade Commission hearing […]

Aluminum Extruders to Develop EPD Standard for Industry

Apr 14th, 2016

As the industry continues to work toward life cycle analysis of door and window products, and develop Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), the Aluminum Extruders Council will now develop EPDs to document the environmental performance of aluminum extrusions produced in the U.S. and Canada. An EPD is an independently verified document that speaks to the lifecycle […]

AEC to Examine How Extrusions are “Strengthening the Future” at 2015 Management Conference

Jul 13th, 2015

The Aluminum Extruders Council’s (AEC) 2015 Management Conference is scheduled for September 22-24 in Chicago. The event will focus on how the aluminum extrusion industry is “Strengthening the Future.” The conference will be held at the Hilton O’Hare Airport Hotel. The program will include general sessions, focus sessions and networking events, including a reception that […]

Domestic Aluminum Extrusion Consumption Grows 7.6 Percent in 2014

Jun 2nd, 2015

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the Aluminum Association have released industry estimates of aluminum extrusion shipments in North America by major market for 2014. Domestic consumption of aluminum extrusions in the United States and Canada, which includes imports, totaled an estimated 4.9 billion pounds in 2014, an increase of 7.6 percent over the revised […]

Aluminum Groups Release Key Indicators for 2012

Jun 26th, 2013

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and The Aluminum Association Inc. (AAI) released industry estimates of aluminum extrusion shipments in North America by major markets for 2012. AEC and AAI have collaborated on reporting annual end use figures since 1999, resulting in a more accurate account of extrusion shipments, end uses, and value of the industry, […]