Stricter fuel economy rules likely to boost aluminum extrusions demand

Mar 18, 2013 | 08:14 AM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Aluminum Extruders Council, AEC, Lynn Brown, automotive, Ducker worldwide, fuel economy, aluminum extrusions, nonferrous Michael Cowden

ORLANDO, Fla. — Aluminum extruders are likely to see improved demand from the automotive industry as a result of stricter fuel economy standards in the United States.

Demand for automotive extrusions is expected to triple by 2025 as a result of stepped-up corporate average fuel economy standards, said Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) consultant Lynn Brown, citing a forecast by Troy, Mich.-based market research firm Ducker Worldwide LLC.....

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