Conference

ALUMINUM USA 2017

Conference Overview

ALUMINUM USA 2017 will feature a first-rate, curated conference program addressing all aspects of the aluminum value  stream. Professionals from all areas of the aluminum value stream will leave with the knowledge they require to make decisions and deals.  With actionable content focused on the industry’s innovations, economic drivers and disruptors, and new technologies, you’ll walk away more informed and better equipped to make smarter business decisions.

From transportation to packaging and sustainability, the program will cover:

  • A new solution for 3D Automatic Optical Surface Inspections
  • Aluminum’s role in 100% comfortable, secure buildings which are energy efficient with high material effectiveness and sustainability
  • Deploying aluminum in product design via methodologies across the whole supply chain
  • A new, global third party certification program for aluminum production, use and recycling
  • How aluminum powders can be used in production and additive manufacturing
  • Innovations in Foil Wrappers and aluminum packaging in all its arrangements
  • A new, high-bond tungsten-carbide alloy that can be applied to most metal
  • How - and why - Ford plans to expand aluminum’s implementation in their F Series Truck Program
  • The future of aluminum’s role in vehicles and meeting the U.S. mandates for 2020 and beyond
  • New developments in regenerative system controls for melting furnaces
  • Realities and current state of affairs in aluminum recycling - as well as the economic difficulties and scrap’s current negative gross margins
  • Laser marking and part traceability

Conference Schedule at a Glance: October 25-26

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