Posts Tagged ‘ Aluminum Extruders Council ’

Alcoa to Curtail Capacity at Intalco Smelter

Jun 11th, 2020

Alcoa announced in its first quarter 2020 results that it will curtail the remaining 230,000 metric tons of uncompetitive smelting capacity at its Intalco smelter in Ferndale, Wash., amid declining market conditions. The full curtailment, which includes 49,000 metric tons of earlier-curtailed capacity, is expected to be complete by the end of July 2020. The […]

AEC Announces New Board Members in Annual Election

Apr 23rd, 2020

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) announced the results of the annual election of officers and directors at the 71st Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference held in San Antonio. Brook Massey, MI Metals president, located in Oldsmar, Fla., was elected to serve as chairman of the Aluminum Extruders Council. Massey has more than 15 years of leadership […]

EU Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation into Aluminum Extrusions Imported from China

Feb 21st, 2020

The European Union (EU) has initiated an anti-dumping proceeding concerning imports of aluminum extrusions originating in the People’s Republic of China. The European Commission received a complaint on January 3, 2020 by European Aluminium on behalf of seven producers representing more than 25 % of the total Union production of aluminum extrusions. The products subject […]

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Reinstated on Brazil and Argentina

Dec 2nd, 2019

President Trump announced Monday morning that tariffs would be restored immediately on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina in response to the countries devaluing their currencies. Both Brazil and Argentina were exempt from the original Section 232 tariffs imposed in March 2018, which placed a 25% tariff on steel and 10% tariff on aluminum. […]

Code Hearings Show Promising Signs for Alignment

May 16th, 2019

The International Code Council (ICC) Committee Action Hearings took place last week in Albuquerque, N.M., ending on what officials for the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) describe as a “year of alignment.” The event drew a number of collaborations over fenestration-related proposals, including between representatives for WDMA and the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA). WDMA and […]

Aluminum USA and Aluminum Extruders Council Announce Sponsorship

Oct 4th, 2018

Aluminum USA (ALU USA) is taking place in Nashville, Tenn., September 12-13, 2019, where the event will feature an exhibition and conference for all things related to aluminum. The event also recently announced a sponsorship agreement with the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), an organization dedicated to helping the industry, which will bring an educational element […]

AEC Files New Circumvention Petition on Chinese Aluminum Extrusions

Jan 17th, 2018

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), through its Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee (AEFTC), has filed a new circumvention petition against China Zhongwang Holdings Limited and its network of affiliates. AEC alleges that Chinese aluminum extrusions produced by Zhongwang are converted in Vietnam before being exported to the U.S., and that the extrusions are circumventing the […]

AEC to Host Extrusion Excellence Course This Fall

Aug 31st, 2017

This fall, the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), through its Business Excellence program, will hold its AEC Extrusion Excellence Course, which provides education and training designed to help aluminum extruders benchmark and excel. The event is open only to AEC members. The AEC Extrusion Excellence Course, scheduled for October 16 at the Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare in […]

DOC Upholds Preliminary Determination in Aluminum Case

Jul 25th, 2017

The Department of Commerce (DOC) issued its final determination in the 5050 aluminum alloy circumvention case against Zhongwang and other exporters. The DOC has upheld its preliminary determination that heat-treated 5050-grade aluminum alloy—regardless of producer, exporter or importer—is covered by the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders on aluminum extrusions from China. (Read the ruling […]

AEC President Testifies at DOC Hearing

Jun 30th, 2017

Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) president Jeff Henderson recently testified at the public hearing of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) Section 232 investigation on the effects of imports of aluminum on U.S. national security. In a release issued this week, AEC officials say they are now seeing a new round of dumped extrusions coming from […]