American presidential elections: the North-American aluminium industry must continue its growth in the future

MONTREAL, Nov. 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Aluminium Association of Canada intends to remain vigilant with respect to the treatment of the Canada-United States free trade agreement. Our industry works with the United States in complementarity in an integrated industrial value chain for more than 100 years. The future of the North American aluminium industry remains primarily a matter of free trade.

"We intend to continue our efforts with our American partners at The Aluminum Association to protect and grow our common value chain in the best interest of our businesses, employees and communities" stated Jean Simard, President and CEO of the Aluminium Association of Canada.

About the Aluminium Association of Canada (

The Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) is a non-profit organization representing the three world class Canadian aluminium producers: Alcoa, Alouette, and Rio Tinto Aluminium. The industry operates ten smelters in Canada, nine of which are in Quebec, and employ over 9,000 people.


SOURCE Aluminum Association of Canada

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