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    Top Ten Aluminum News Stories from 2018

    Despite a number of challenges throughout the year concerning issues with fair trade, tariffs, and international sanctions, the U.S. aluminum industry has remained strong throughout 2018 — especially in the extrusion and flat rolled aluminum sectors, which are continuing to see growth in response to demand for lightweighting in the automotive industry. It’s been a […]

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    LMA Debuts Video of a Brief History of Aluminum and the Magazine

    Light Metal Age (LMA) debuted a new short documentary that highlights the history of the magazine’s 75 years of continuous publication, which is intimately tied to the history of the aluminum industry. This video was presented during a celebration in honor of LMA’s 75th anniversary, held in October during the recent ALUMINUM USA trade show […]

  • Aluminum drink coaster

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    The Making of Commemorative Aluminum Drink Coasters

    During the recent ALUMINUM USA trade show in Nashville in October, Light Metal Age (LMA) magazine held a celebration in honor of our 75th anniversary of continuous publication. For the occasion, LMA commissioned Winston Moy to manufacture 150 commemorative aluminum drink coasters, which were gifted to guests at the event (see highlights from the celebration, including […]

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    Light Metal Age Celebrates 75th Anniversary

    Reaching a pinnacle achievement, Light Metal Age celebrates its 75th anniversary of continuous publication. Consistently delivering hi-quality content, the magazine is considered to be the premier magazine of the aluminum industry. A Look Back With its initial issue in May 1943, Light Metal Age was inaugurated by Roy Fellom, Jr. Combining his personal interests and […]

  • Aluminum Extrusion Archive Flash Drive

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    Aluminum Extrusion Archive Updated – Now Includes Over 1,500 Articles and Editorial

    Light Metal Age (LMA) has updated its invaluable Aluminum Extrusion Article Archive. Available on a USB drive, the updated archive adds material from 2012 to 2016, so that it now includes over 1,500 extrusion-focused articles, editorial, news items, and content from the pages of LMA magazine from July 1943-June 2016. The easily searchable database presents an encyclopedic look at […]

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    Light Metal Age Declared Official Publication for ET ’16

    The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET) named Light Metal Age the “Official Publication” for the Eleventh International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition (ET ’16). Ann Marie Fellom, publisher Light Metal Age said, “We are honored to receive this designation for what has been befittingly described as the world’s longest running educational event […]

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    Visit us at ALUMINIUM and get a free digital subscription!

    Light Metal Age is pleased to announce that we will be attending ALUMINIUM 2014 at Messe Dusseldorf in Germany from October 7-9. The international world trade fair is world’s biggest industry meeting place, bringing together aluminum manufacturers, processors, and suppliers of technologies and equipment for the manufacture, processing and finishing of aluminum, as well as […]

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    Aluminum in a Mixed-Material Automotive World – LMA October Issue Now Available!

      The October 2014 issue of Light Metal Age is now available. The digital edition has been released to subscribers and the print edition will be shipped next week. The cover features the Lotus Evora sports car, which has a multi-material structure utilizing aluminum, steel, and composite materials. The Evora chassis is primarily constructed of […]