Aluminum was first shown to the public at the Paris World Fair in 1855, where it kindled tremendous interest. Strong, lightweight and recyclable, aluminum is a material uniquely suited to meet the needs and challenges of the 21st century. Aluminum’s unique qualities have positioned it at the center of major global industries. Its lightweight nature has made it essential in promoting fuel efficiency throughout the transport industry and it has dominated the aerospace industry for over half a century.
From reducing fuel consumption, through green construction, aluminum meets the ever-growing needs of a durable, environmentally friendly metal.