Automakers seen increasing use of aluminum in vehicles

Automakers seen increasing use of aluminum in vehicles.

Canada Looks to Make Push With Aluminum Production

Canada’s National Research Council is spearheading research efforts with provinces and industry to develop innovative aluminum products and grab a share of the market in the transportation sector forecast to be worth more than $65 billion by 2020.

A newly formed alliance called ALTec Industrial Research R&D Group is consolidating research efforts in the Canadian aluminum sector.

ALTec already has 23 members and partners that will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and Canada’s most advanced expertise in aluminum forming, assembling, corrosion control and performance validation.

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