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    Ball Corporation Continues Its Dedication to Sustainable Aluminum Packaging

    Ball Corporation is a supplier of innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage and other household products. The company showed strong results in 2019, with a 14% increase in operator earnings and a 5% increase in its global beverage can volumes. Over the past year, the company has announced the development of innovative packaging solutions, including […]

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    YKK AP America Expands Manufacturing and Research in North America

    YKK AP America Inc., a subsidiary of YKK AP Inc. in Japan, manufactures a complete line of aluminum entrances, storefronts, curtain walls, sunshades, and windows for use in commercial and institutional construction, as well as window products for residential construction. The company produces extrusion profiles on two presses at its plant in Dublin, Georgia, and […]

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    Aluminum Curtainwall Gleams in Chicago’s Skyline

    Wrapped in modern, curved aluminum curtain wall and capped with an illuminated crown, the residential tower of 465 North Park Apartments attracts the eye like a shining reflective beacon. The building, located in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood, encompasses 588,000 sq ft, offering 444 luxury rental units, two amenity levels, and 11,650 sq ft of retail/commercial space.  […]

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    Iconic Ticon Building in Norway Modernized with Hydro’s CIRCAL Aluminum

    The Ticon building in Drammen, Norway, was recently modernized using Hydro’s low-carbon recycled CIRCAL aluminum to revamp the façade. Built in 1963, the building was constructed in an architectural style typical of that time period, which is quickly diminishing today. For that reason, it’s considered an icon in Drammen and its exterior is historically protected […]

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    Ball’s New Infinity Aluminum Bottle an Apt Competitor for Plastic

    What is lightweight, consists of one material, and can be recycled and returned in a new packaging format in just 60 days? Ball Corporation’s new Infinity™ aluminum bottle. Designed to be made again and again, the new impact extruded aluminum bottle can not only be used for food and beverage containers, but also is suitable […]

  • Aluminum Design Manual 2020

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    Aluminum Association Releases the 2020 Aluminum Design Manual

    The Aluminum Association released the 2020 Aluminum Design Manual. Updated every five years, the manual is an essential reference for engineers, designers, detailers, and architects working with aluminum in structural applications. “For decades, the Aluminum Design Manual has been a critical resource for anyone designing or engineering a structure with aluminum,” said John Weritz, vice […]

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    Architectural Organizations Join to Form the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance

    The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) have officially merged into one organization under the new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA), as of Jan. 1, 2020. The members from both organizations voted to bring this change into effect. Working as a single organization will enable the groups to […]

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    Aluminum Trees Make a Comeback this Christmas

    Aluminum Christmas trees have seen a resurgence in popular culture this year, with private sellers on the internet pitching them at four times their original price. Once-deemed too artificial, the shiny trees are now highly sought-after items, cherished for their nostalgia as well as their reusability. The festive aluminum trees were first mass-produced by the […]