By Nick Gilbert
Research and Markets has included a new research report titled ‘Analyzing the US Aluminum Industry’ to its catalogue.
The US aluminum industry is the largest in the world with an annual production worth $39.1 billion. US firms are the largest single manufacturer of primary aluminum. The US industry runs more than 300 facilities in 35 states, employs more than 145,000 workers, and manufactures over 23 billion pounds of metal per year.
Aluminum is one among the few products positively impacting every community in the United States through physical plants, heavy industry, recycling and consumer good consumption. The aluminum industry plays a key role in the US economy and environmental footprint.
The comprehensive report analyzes the characteristics and segments of the US aluminum industry. It explains the robust consolidation and globalization activities involved in the industry, which requires intense capital investment to bring in more competition and special focus to address the environmental challenge. The dynamics of the industry such as infrastructure, competition and regulatory policies are also discussed in detail in the report.
Key topics covered in the report include Executive Summary, Industry Definition, Looking at the Global Aluminum Industry, Industry Profile of the US Aluminum Industry, Looking at Aluminum Recycling, Looking at the Various Sub-Sectors of the Aluminum Industry, US Government Regulatory Framework Governing the Aluminum Industry, Issues Facing the Industry, Analyzing the Various Aluminum Products, US Aluminum Industry - Future Trends, Major Industry Contributors, and US Aluminum Industry: Future Perspective.
The report also includes profiles of major companies operating in the US aluminum industry who have helped the country to reach the top spot.Key players mentioned in the report include Alcan, Alcoa, Century Aluminum Company, Noranda and Ormet.