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Whether you are a manufacturer, supplier, or industry professional, we’ve compiled a comprehensive source of information on the latest news and research to help you stay up-to-date with the latest news and developments in the aluminum industry.

Future trends in the aluminium industry helping in decarbonization

AlCircle | August 24, 2023

For decades, the aluminium sector has had a bad reputation for being locked in the same technical paradigm, but the emergence of digital transformation technology is slowly but surely chipping away at this unfavourable image.

Key highlights from the global aluminium industry, July 2023

AlCircle | August 3, 2023

AL Circle’s industry-focused report revealed that in the later part of the year, the price of aluminium was forecasted to be better than in the initial part of 2023. 

US primary aluminium production in May 2023 recovers from the loss of 3% and returns to 65,000 tonnes

AlCircle | August 2, 2023

In May 2023, the United States' primary aluminium production stood at 65,000 tonnes, reflecting a month-on-month increase of 2,000 tonnes or 3.17 per cent from 63,000 tonnes, found the US Census Bureau data.

Aluminium packaging recycling soars in Q2, but PRN prices remain high

Aluminum International Today | July 28, 2023

Aluminium packaging recycling volumes rocketed in Q2. Showing an impressive uplift compared to the same period in 2022, this puts the industry firmly on track to once again exceed annual recycling targets.

U.S., EU Aluminum Associations Highlight Need for Global Arrangement that Addresses Both Decarbonization, Non-Market Behavior

The Aluminum Association | July 19, 2023

The Aluminum Association and European Aluminum sent a joint letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and EU Executive Vice-President and Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis ahead of continued discussions on the Global Arrangement on Sustainable Steel and Aluminum (Global Arrangement) in Belgium July 20-21.

ALFED unveil new programmes at EnvironmentAl Strategy Day
Aluminum International Today | June 5, 2023

ALFED has announced its plans to launch two new member initiatives to support the sector’s transition to Net Zero at last week’s inaugural EnvironmentAl Strategy Day. The move will support the supply chain’s knowledge surrounding environmental, social and governance (ESG) and increase wider awareness of aluminium outside of the sector.

First of its kind in the aluminium industry
AlCircle | June 1, 2023

The global aluminium industry has seen vast growth and is driving towards a sustainable future. Here’s a list of some of the important first-time achievements in the aluminium industry.

New Survey of Automakers Confirms Aluminum Use Expected to Grow in New Electric Vehicles
The Aluminum Association | April 10, 2023

A new survey of automakers and Tier 1 suppliers conducted by Ducker Carlisle concludes that as electric vehicles continue to enter the mass market, aluminum demand will grow through the end of the decade

North American Aluminum Demand Up 4.8% in 2022
The Aluminum Association | March 6, 2023

As part of its monthly Aluminum Situation statistical report, the Aluminum Association released preliminary estimates showing 4.8% year-over-year demand growth for the aluminum industry in North America (U.S. and Canada) in 2022.

USA have announced 200% tariffs on Russian aluminium
Aluminium International Today| March 1, 2023

The United States of America have announced 200% tariffs on “aluminium” and “derivative aluminium” from Russia, starting on the 10th March 2023.

With IKEA, a new way of manufacturing furniture with aluminium
Shapes | Aug 22, 2020

IKEA wondered whether it would be possible to produce modular furniture that could be disassembled and rearranged into completely different pieces of furniture. They came up with DELAKTIG. What if products were designed to be reused instead of being thrown away? IKEA and industrial designer Tom Dixon asked us this when we began collaborating to produce open-platform furniture based on circular-economic principles.