Posts Tagged ‘ aluminum ’

Prison Sentence for Extrusion Order Violation Could be a ‘Wake-Up Call’

Jun 4th, 2015


A year-and-a-half-long prison sentence involving the violation of aluminum extrusion orders could set the stage for future judgments. Last month, Armando Garcia-Vazquez was handed an 18-month prison sentence by a federal judge in Puerto Rico for pleading guilty to “conspiracy to smuggle goods into the United States.” Garcia-Vasquez participated in a fraud scheme to transship […]

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 […]

Atrium Reaches Aluminum Extrusion Agreement with Drew Industries

Apr 14th, 2014

Drew Industries Inc., a supplier of components for manufactured homes and recreational vehicles, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lippert Components Inc. has entered into a six-year aluminum extrusion supply agreement with Atrium Windows and Doors Inc. Concurrently, Lippert Components sold some of its aluminum extrusion assets to Atrium. “Extruded aluminum is a key raw […]

Keymark Corp. Enters Into Agreement with Berkshire Anodizing

Mar 3rd, 2014

Keymark Corp., an aluminum extrusion company, headquartered in Fonda, N.Y., announced that it has entered into an agreement with Berkshire Anodizing LLC, an aluminum anodizing company, located in North Adams, Mass. Under the agreement, a newly formed company, Colonial Anodizing Inc., will assume the operating responsibilities of Berkshire Anodizing’s plant. “The creation of Colonial Anodizing […]

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, […]