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2012
February - 2012
ET '12 Technology Track: Perspectives from the Seminar Track Chairs Page 6
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   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Sapa Extrusions – Miami: Improving Regional Efficiency and Capabilities Page 12
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   By J.D. Schloz
AEC Members' Message is Clear: Duties on Chinese Extrusions are Making a Real Difference Page 18
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   By Nancy Klein
The Goal of Optimizing Aluminum Extrusion Operations, Part II: Multiple Linear Regression Page 20
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   By Craig Werner
AAC Poster Competition: How Students Become Engaged in the Future of Anodizing Page 28
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ET '12 Abstracts Page 30
ET '12 Exhibitor Profiles Page 54
ET '12 Schedule at a Glance Page 61
April - 2012
Primary Aluminum Smelters of the World/Primary Aluminum Industry Activities in 2011 Page 6
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   By Rudolf Pawlek
Sapa's Strategic Casthouse Expansion at Cressona Page 22
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   By J.D. Schloz
The Discovery, Commercialization, and Development of the Aluminum Industry in France Page 28
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   By Alton Tabereaux
Dubal: Continuous Improvement through Innovation Page 34
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Lightweight Mobility Can Change the World: The 42nd Tokyo Motor Show Page 36
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   By Isao Nakada
Cast House 2011 in Review Page 38
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   By Barbara Rinderer
Oldest Smelter in Russia Celebrates Modernization: Commissioning at VAS Launches Value-Added Revamps Page 44
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The Goal of Optimizing Aluminum Extrusion Operations, Part III: Log and Mill Length Optimization, Or, Bill Discovers How He Can Implement Accurate Dat Page 46
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   By Craig Werner
The USAMP Magnesium Front End Research and Development Project: Focusing on a Demonstration Structure Page 54
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   By A.A. Luo, et al.
June - 2012
Nanshan America Advanced Aluminum Technologies Page 8
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Interview with Lijun Du, President, Nanshan America: Long Term Vision and Focus on Partnerships Page 12
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Frontier Aluminum Meets the Global Challenge: New State-of-the-Art Vertical Disk Paint Line in Mexico Page 14
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   By Jude Mary Runge
Increased Demand for Secondary Aluminum Products Leads to Tightening Billet Supply in North America Page 20
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   By J.D. Schloz
Role of Microstructural Features in Defining METRA Celebrates 50 Yearsthe Extrudability of 7xxx Series Aluminum Alloys and Prevention of Peripheral Co Page 22
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   By Ali Reza Eivani, Jie Zhou, and Jurek Duszczyk
METRA Celebrates 50 Years Page 32
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Aluminum Weighs in on Best Solar Solutions: Cost-Effective Extrusions the Clear Winner Page 36
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Annual Meeting Demonstrates Value of the AEC Page 40
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The Goal of Optimizing Aluminum Extrusion Operations, Part IV: Equipment Modeling, Or, How Bill Uses Data to Assess Extrusion Equipment Life Page 42
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   By Craig Werner
August - 2012
World Secondary Aluminum Industry Annual Review Page 8
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
New Hot Work Steels Featured at ET '12 Aim to Meet Extruders' Demands for Longer Tool Life Page 20
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Aluminum Process Metallurgy at ET '12 - Improving Industry's Grasp of Fundamentals Page 25
   By J.D. Schloz
West Coast Remelter Stays Environmentally Proactive Page 28
   By Andrea Svendsen
Understanding LEED for Aluminum in Building Construction and Design Page 34
   By Christopher Lipp
Wise Metals' Element 13: World's Largest Single UBC Recycling Facility Page 40
   By Alton Tabereaux
A Profile of Australian Aluminum Extruders Page 44
   By Barbara Rinderer and Ivan Grasis
ET Continues to Promote Excellence in Extrusion Page 52
ET Photo Layout Page 54
Advantages of Aluminum Creatively Showcased in 2012 Extrusion Design Competition Page 56
The Goal of Optimizing Aluminum Extrusion Operations, Part V: Linear Programming, Or, How Bill Steps Up the Analytics to Improve Extrusion Results Page 60
   By Craig Werner
October - 2012
New Global Technology Center for World Leader in Supply of Aerospace Extrusions and Components Page 6
TMS 2012: Selected Topics in Aluminum Reduction Technology Page 14
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Weighing Material Options against Vehicle Fuel Standards: Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Page 24
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Aluminum Growth in Automotive Applications: Interview with Roland Harings, VP of Novelis Global Automotive Page 30
Aluminum Use Accelerating on the Road Ahead Page 32
   By Andrea Svendsen
Aluminum Moving into the Fast Lane for Automotive in North America: Interview with Dick Schultz, Ducker Worldwide Page 36
The Goal of Optimizing Aluminum Extrusion Operations, Part VI: Linear Programming+, Or, Bill Becomes a Master of Extrusion Optimization Page 40
   By Craig Werner
Quench Sensitivity of Aluminum Alloys Used for Rail Vehicles Page 46
   By Huang Zhi-qi, Zhou Xiang, Yin Zhi-Min, and Li Shenlan
International Metal Quality Workshop in Dubai Page 54
TMS 2012: Annual Meeting and Exhibition Page 58
WEFA Celebrates its 40th Anniversary Page 60
Longevity in Aluminum Engineering, Casting, Heating, and Automation: Gautschi at 90 Years Page 62
December - 2012
Oman Aluminium Rolling Company: Capturing Growth Trends for Aluminum and Transforming Oman Page 6
   By Andrea Svendsen
Intense Focus on Downstream: Interview with Anthony Tropeano, FATA Hunter and FATA EPC Page 11
Aluminum Rolling Lubrication Page 12
   By Mark Foster and Chris Pargeter
Mill Builder Achieves Record Results by Complete Commitment to Al Rolling and Strip Processing: Interview with Ralf Ohrndorf, SMS Siemag Page 16
The Goal of Optimizing Aluminum Extrusion Operations, Part VII: Incentive Systems - Or, Bill Reveals How Acme Effectively Motivates Extrusion Person Page 18
   By Craig Werner
Usage and Flow of Aluminum Sheet within the U.S. and Canadian Residential Building Products Industry Page 24
   By Scott C. Ellis, Ph.D., Todd Boggess, Shridas Ningileri, and Denis Ray
OMAV Milestone Anniversary and New Partnership Page 32
Energy Conservation Contributes to Sustainability at Dubal Page 34