Posts Tagged ‘ Aluminum Association ’

Senators Press Commerce Over Exclusion Rules for Tariffs

Jun 12th, 2023

Members of the U.S. Senate, led by Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), appealed to the Department of Commerce (Commerce) last week, urging Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to revise exclusion rules for tariffs on aluminum extrusion products. In a letter addressed to Raimondo, a bipartisan group of seven U.S. Senators suggested that General Approved Exclusion Rules […]

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 Industry Responding to New Window PCR

Aug 12th, 2014

The aluminum industry is challenging a new window Product Category Rule (PCR) developed by the Institute for Environmental Research and Education (IERE). PCRs are the guidelines used to create comparable Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) among products that serve similar functions. An EPD could be considered a “nutrition label” for a products’ Life Cycle Analysis (LCA). […]

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, […]