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Membership Presentation

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Aluminum Association

on 20 October 2014

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Who We Are
80-Year Old Trade Association
Originally created in response to an Act of Congress in 1933
Represent $65B + U.S. Aluminum Industry
Promote Aluminum as Most Sustainable
Material in Today's Market
95+ Member Companies
U.S. and Foreign Primary Producers, Recyclers, Fabricators and Suppliers

Sample Membership
Office in Arlington, VA
Our Vision Statement
Drive communications that aggressively promote aluminum while developing stakeholder champions for its sustainability advantages.
"The Aluminum Association promotes the
production and use of aluminum as the sustainable material of choice."
The Aluminum Association will...
Provide timely, relevant industry statistics and information on emerging issues for enhanced industry transparency.
Standards & Technology
Member Services
Government Affairs
Environment, Health & Safety
Create, maintain, monitor and advocate for standards and technical documents that encourage the use of aluminum.
Successfully advance regulatory and legislative policy in state, federal and international arenas.
Convene forums on emerging and relevant issues in order to strengthen the industry.
Facilitate the sharing of best practices in enhancing global health, environment and safety performance.
Producer Members
Companies that produce primary & secondary aluminum, aluminum alloys and semi-fabricated products
Associate Members
Companies that supply goods or services to the aluminum industry or its distributors.
Key Benefits to Membership
Benefit #1: Free Access to Credible Industry Data and Info
Benefit #2: Year-Round Networking Opportunities
Benefit #3: Membership in Market & Industry Committees
Benefit #4: The Voice for the Industry in Washington, D.C.
Benefit #6: Access to Our Experts
Benefit #7: Advancing the Aluminum Story
Primary Source for Aluminum Industry Statistics & Data in North America:
Monthly and Weekly Industry Snapshot
Annual Statistical Review
Extensive Publications Library
Bi-Monthly Briefing Newsletter
Special Sustainability Reports
Aluminum Manufacturing Standards
A $15,000 Annual Value, Free for Members
Regular Industry Gatherings
Large Bi-Annual Meetings in Spring & Fall
Upcoming Locations:
Washington, DC (Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2014)
Dana Point, CA (April 20 - 22, 2015)
Committee/Division Meetings
Senior-Level Executive Attendance
Opportunity to Meet/Greet
Stay Up-to-Date on Industry Trends
Voluntary Membership in Committees & Divisions for Specific Markets
Aluminum Transportation Group
Building and Construction
Can Sheet Producer
Casting & Recycling
Sheet & Plate
Primary Production
Representation on Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Monitoring and Engagement on Relevant Legislation and Regulation
Engagement with EPA and Other Agencies
Bipartisan Congressional Aluminum Caucus
Carry Industry Message on Capitol Hill
Coordinate with Affiliated Trade Associations/Industry Groups
Seasoned Industry Pros In-House
Heidi Brock, President
Karen Bowden, VP Admin & Treasurer
Chuck Johnson, VP Policy
Ryan Olsen, VP Business Information & Statistics
Joe Quinn, VP Public Affairs
John Weritz, VP Standards & Technology
30 Years Metallurgical Experience
Sheet, Plate, Foil, Extrusion Products
Reynolds, McCook Metals, Wise Aluminum
Metallurgical Engineering Degree from University of Illinois
Extensive Management Accounting Background
Joined Association in 2007
Served in Women's Royal Naval Service
Former Director of Finance for Earth Force
UK Native
20 Years of Leadership in Forest Products Industry
Joined Association October, 2011
Staff for U.S. Senators Dan Evans & Slade Gorton
Georgetown MBA
Environment, Health & Safety Policy Expert
Domestic & International Regulations
Joined Aluminum Association in 1998
Masters in International Environmental Policy from American University
Industry Quick-Facts
24 B Pounds Aluminum Shipped in 2012
U.S. Aluminum Demand 30% Since 2009
Transportation Market Booming
40 Years of Growth in Auto
Transportation 14% Last Year
Building/Construction 6% Last Year
Electrical Wire & Cable Double-Digit Growth
Consumer Packaging Flat/Slight Decline
Association-Generated Market Data*
Since 1995 ...
Energy Demand for Primary 26%
Carbon Footprint for Primary 37%
PFC Emissions 85%
Voluntary Industry Effort to Reduce Emissions Recognized by EPA
In 2009, Offset 88% of Carbon Emissions Through Vehicle Light-weighting
Sustainability Snapshot*
*Data from 2013 Semi-Fab LCA Study and 2011 Sustainability Report
Frequent Engagement with Industry Press & Other Stakeholders
Promoting Sustainability/Innovation Message
Active Social Media Audience of 10,000+
2014 Site Re-design at www.Aluminum.org
Regular Engagement with Industry Press
Aluminum Transportation Group Dedicated to Auto Issues
Becoming a Member
Membership will help you...
Understand Your Role in the Industry
Connect with Others in Your Business
Add to Our Ability to Represent Aluminum Interests
Producer Dues Based on...
Quantity/Value of U.S. Sales
Vision and Mission
Industry Economic Impact*
$65B Direct Impact on U.S. Economy
$152B Total Economic Impact
155,000 Direct Industry Jobs
672,000 Total Jobs Supported
Cornerstone of U.S. Manufacturing Base
*Data from 2013 Aluminum Economic Impact Study
Membership Benefits
Free Access to Market Data
Networking Opportunities
Market-Specific Committees
Regulatory & Legislative Support
Health & Safety Leadership
Industry Experts
Marketing/Public Relations
Benefit #5: Leadership on Health & Safety Issues
Monitoring and Reporting on Industry Health and Safety
Bi-Annual Casthouse Safety Workshops
Molten Metal Incident Report
Guidance on Combustible Dust
Research on Aluminum and Human Health
Partnerships with Affiliated Groups
Heidi Brock
Karen Bowden
Chuck Johnson
John Weritz
Association Chairman Kip Smith: CEO, Noranda Aluminum
Association Chairs
"The strength of this Association, as any other, is dependent on the involvement of its members"
President & Chairman's Message
What's Next?
14 years of experience in Public Affairs
Joined Aluminum Association in 2013
Previously Vice President at Edelman
B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications from University of South Carolina
Joe Quinn
*Data from Aluminum Association Statistics
Association Vice Chairman Garney Scott: CEO, Scepter, Inc.

Joined Association in 2014
Previously Senior Data Analyst & Economist within Maritime Administration at DOT
B.A. in Economics & MBA from St. Mary's College and University
Ryan Olsen
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