European Aluminium, founded in 1981 and based in Brussels, is the voice of the aluminium industry in Europe. We actively engage with decision makers and the wider stakeholder community to promote the outstanding properties of aluminium, secure growth and optimise the contribution our metal can make to meeting Europe’s sustainability challenges. Through environmental and technical expertise, economic and statistical analysis, scientific research, education and sharing of best practices, public affairs and communication activities, European Aluminium promotes the use of aluminium as a material with permanent properties that is part of the solution to achieving sustainable goals, while maintaining and improving the image of the industry, of the material and of its applications among their stakeholders. Our 80+ members include primary aluminium producers; downstream manufacturers of extruded, rolled and cast aluminium; producers of recycled aluminium and national aluminium associations are representing more than 600 plants in 30 European countries. Aluminium products are used in a wide range of markets, including automotive, transport, high-tech engineering, building, construction and packaging.
Homepage European Aluminium
Industry partners of ALUMINIUM
GDA Aluminium Industry Association
GDA is the association of the aluminium producing and processing industry in Germany. GDA members are companies that produce aluminium in primary smelters and recycling facilities and/or process aluminium.
Homepage GDA Aluminium Industry Association
The European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) is the international body representing companies engaged in the rolling and rewinding of alufoil and in the manufacture of aluminium closures, alufoil semi-rigid containers and of all kind of flexible packaging. Its more than 100 members include companies in Western, Central and Eastern Europe. The association's activities on behalf of its members include the compilation and sharing of statistical information, market research, and promoting aluminium foil and developing the interests of the industry with third parties. Sustainability issues are also high on the agenda for both aluminium foil and flexible packaging.
FUNDIGEX is the Spanish association for Foundries and Casting Equipment Manufacturers. Our mission is to promote and assist our member companies on international markets through the organization of trade delegations, joint participation on international fairs, organization of B2B meetings etc. FUNDIGEX also provides information about the associated companies and represents them on international forums and offers support with international legal and administrative issues. FUNDIGEX will shortly take the first steps to create a specific sub-association with the objective to represent the companies in the Aluminium sector internationally and assist them in their worldwide expansion.
Global Aluminium Foil Roller Initiative
The Global Aluminium Foil Roller Initiative (GLAFRI) is the organization which coordinates worldwide actions to promote market development, stimulate innovation and present a unified approach to sustainability issues for the aluminium foil roller industry. Members benefit from being part of a vast global network of leading players, sharing ideas and solutions to common challenges, generate accurate market statistics and develop marketing initiatives for the industry.
Homepage Global Aluminium Foil Roller Initiative
GSB International is the first quality association for the coating of aluminium building parts world-wide. The independent testing of coating plants, coating material and pre-treatment chemicals according to the GSB quality regulations guarantees highest quality as per the state of the art and even beyond. GSB is a reliable partner for building contractors, architects and metal construction companies.
Homepage GSB International
The Association for the Surface Finishing of Aluminium (VOA) is an industrial association that networks the surface finishing industry in Germany. It represents the interests of its members in politics and industry, supports them in technical matters in cooperation with research and testing institutes, universities and associations and is a strong partner in education, training and further education. In addition, the VOA is general licensee of the internationally recognised QUALANOD and QUALICOAT quality marks and awards its own QUALISTRIP.
WGM is a trade association and the largest network of knowledge for the trade in non-ferrous metal semis in Europe. Trading companies are regular members of WGM, semi producers are supporting members. We offer our members a range of services. The primary objective of our work is to provide member companies with the support that enables them to operate more successfully in the market. Our work can be subdivided into five business areas: WGM informs and advices, draws up industry projects and realizes them, offers opportunities for further training, acts as a business network and represents the interests of all its members. WGM is present at the ALUMINIUM trade fair with a joint pavilion. Participants in this pavilion are the WGM member companies KASTENS & KNAUER GmbH & Co. INTERNATIONAL KG, Mastel Aluminium-Halbzeuge GmbH, MECU-Metallhalbzeug GmbH & Co. KG, RMG Metallfachhandel GmbH, Voß Edelstahlhandel GmbH und Co. KG und Weinmann Aach AG.