US aluminium extrusion shipments reflect demand pick-up

The United States' aluminium extrusion shipments rose year on year through February, validating claims by billet market participants that extrusion market demand strengthened in the start of this year.

Shipments totaled 449.2 million lb (203,754 tonnes) in February, up 6.8% from 420.4 million lb in the same month last year, according to data released by the Aluminum Association on Friday March 23. Shipments...


Kirk Maltais

March 27, 2018

02:27 GMT