18 07, 2016

2015 Marks Six Consecutive Years of Growth for Domestic Aluminum Extrusion Market

2017-01-26T23:37:27+00:00July 18th, 2016|

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) in partnership with the Aluminum Association announced promising industry estimates for aluminum major markets on Monday, July 11. Most notable of its findings was the increase in total domestic consumption of aluminum extrusions, which totaled over 5 billion pounds in 2015 – a growth of 4.6 percent compared to the 2014 total of 4.89 billion pounds.

This impressive result marks the sixth consecutive year of aluminum extrusion’s consistent growth, quickly approaching the peak growth realized in 2006.

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“What is most exciting about these results is the growth the industry is realizing overall, especially in automotive applications,” said Jeff Henderson, President of the Aluminum Extruders Council. Whereas in years past growth has been attributed to one or two major end use markets, this year showed a profound growth across the board. This is welcome news for us at Taber Extrusions, where we consistently diversify our extrusion products by supplying some of the most complex and unique extrusions to consumers in almost every industry imaginable.

graph 2While building and construction applications continue to make up the dominant industry consumer of aluminum extrusions at 37.4 percent, the transportation (automotive) industry is fast-approaching as the new dominant force, making up 31.8 percent of extrusion shipments and showing a total growth of 8.7 percent compared to last year. As demands grow for more sustainable, lighter cars Taber Extrusions is well-equipped to handle the increasing needs for automotive applications from casting custom alloys to extrusion and a wide array of aluminum fabrication services.

We look forward to finishing up 2015 with another year of expansion, diversity, and innovation. Here’s to six more years of growth!

1 03, 2016

Taber Extrusions presents at ShipTech 2016

2017-01-26T23:37:28+00:00March 1st, 2016|

IMG_20160301_122031893It’s anchor’s away here at ShipTech 2016! Taber is here in Charleston, SC presenting our selected abstract on Aluminum Magnesium Alloy AMX602: Potential Naval Armor Applications as well as presenting our subject Extruded Aluminum Alloys: Improving Shipbuilding and Repair Efficiency.

We are so excited to be a part of this elite group of industry experts, naval personnel, and academic professionals discussing how to translate advanced technological manufacturing to achieve affordable fleets. We are here today and tomorrow. (March 1,2)

We hope to leave ShipTech 2016 empowered to achieve the conference’s goal: “reduce total ownership cost of naval ships while enhancing the competitiveness of the domestic shipbuilding industry.”


2 02, 2016

Come Check Us Out at World of Concrete

2017-01-26T23:37:28+00:00February 2nd, 2016|

Taber Extrusions will be at the World of Concrete trade show Tuesday through Friday, February 2-5.

Taber Extrusions will be at the World of Concrete trade show Tuesday through Friday, February 2-5. 

booth-photosTaber Extrusions is at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas this week, February 2-5, 2016.

Come swing by the Taber booth, #C6804, to see how we’re shaping a stronger future with complex aluminum extrusions for virtually any application – including concrete. See map for exact location.

While you’re here, you can take a look at (and even hold!) some of our most unique aluminum shapes, grab a pamphlet, learn about our aluminum alloy casting, quiz our experts on their aluminum extrusion knowledge, find our more about our aluminum fabrication services, learn about aluminum machining, meet our company president, take a selfie with our gorgeous booth, steal a pen, …you get the idea.

Thank you, thank you – we’ll be here all week!


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Taber Extrusions Booth #C6804






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