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AEC Calls for Investigation in Wake of Report on Chinese Extruder Zhongwang

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One of the world’s largest aluminum extruders is on the defense after a recent report accused it of committing “the largest and most complex China fraud ever uncovered.” In a scathing 51-page report released last week, short seller Dupre Analytics … Continue reading

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

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. … Continue reading

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Domestic Aluminum Extrusion Consumption Grows 7.6 Percent In 2014

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 … Continue reading

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AEC Announces New Board of Directors

The results of the annual election of officers and directors of the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) were announced at the 66th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference last month in Palm Desert, Calif. Martin Bidwell, CEO of Magnode Corp. in Trenton, … Continue reading

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Report Shows Rebound for U.S. Aluminum Extruders Due to Tariffs on Chinese Imports

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Roughly four years ago, the Department of Commerce imposed antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of aluminum extrusions from China to provide domestic extruders a fairer share of the market. According to one study, it’s been so far, so good for … Continue reading

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Virginia Court Affirms Judgment Holding Employer Liable for On-Job Safety Violations

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As far as at least one court is concerned, the presence of a jobsite supervisor is enough to make a company liable for the actions of its employees on the job. Last week, the Court of Appeals of Virginia affirmed … Continue reading

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AEC Announces New Vice Chairman and Four New Extruder Directors

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) held its annual election of officers and directors at the 65th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference on March 19 in Coral Gables, Fla. Richard A. Merluzzi, CEO of Pennex Aluminum Co. in Wellsville, Pa., was … Continue reading

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AEC to Co-Locate Annual Conference with CRU Conference

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has announced that its 2014 Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference will be co-located with CRU Group’s Aluminum Industry Trends Conference in March at The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Fla. The event will be held … Continue reading

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AFC Launches New Campaign Focusing on Aluminum Extrusion Fair Trade

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has launched a new campaign to raise awareness and understanding of the AEC Aluminum Extrusion Fair Trade Initiative. The campaign centers on the theme, “Fair Trade – It Matters!”  A new website page has been … Continue reading

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AEC Presents Volunteer of the Year Awards

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) recently presented two “Volunteer of the Year Awards” during its Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, held at its March meetings. This year’s awards went to Gary Jones, operations manager for Ilsco Extrusions Inc. in Greenville, Pa., and … Continue reading

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