The world of aluminium
Be it articles of daily use such as aluminium foil and tubes or high-precision parts for transport, engineering or construction: the light metal convinces by its outstanding functional properties. In addition aluminium is a shining example when it comes to environmental compatibility: high recycling rates and continuous production process improvements largely contribute to a sustainable conduct in the aluminium industry. These are only a few of the multitude of good reasons that gave aluminium an omnipresent role in everyday life today. In the chapter Aluminium & Sustainability you learn more about these reasons. The subchapters offer information concerning the special properties of the metal, the main end-use markets in the aluminium industry and the ecological performance of aluminium.