Not only is aluminum a strong and durable product, it is also the most abundant metal on earth and recyclable. It is the most commonly recycled industrial metal and perhaps the most environmentally friendly as well. Next to steel, aluminum is the most frequently used metal in the world, accounting for more than $40 billion in products each year in the United States.
Aluminum products can be found in many different industries, including automotive, building and construction, marine, airplane and aerospace.
Aluminum is lighter than most metals, extremely durable, and a great conductor of heat and electricity. It is recyclable, making it an extraordinary material used within numerous industries across the world.
Source: The Aluminum Association, 2008