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Aluminum Safety Summit October 15-16

A new, expanded educational safety event, developed by the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) in cooperation with the Aluminum Anodizers Council (AAC), the Aluminum Association (AA) and the Aluminum Recyclers Council (ARC), is designed to provide comprehensive and valuable information related to safety in the aluminum industry. The Aluminum Safety Summit, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, October 15 and 16, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont, IL, is a wide-ranging educational event that addresses issues related to aluminum extrusion, anodizing, recycling, casting and aluminum industry safety improvement opportunities.

"There are many safety events presented throughout the manufacturing industry, but the Aluminum Safety Summit was designed to fill a need to address safety concerns specific to the aluminum manufacturing environment," said AEC Safety Team leader Chip Dollins, Vice President of Operations at Service Center Metals in Prince George, VA.

The educational event, geared toward aluminum industry safety personnel at every skill level, is comprised of sessions covering a wealth of topics, an interactive roundtable discussion and a tabletop expo featuring safety technologies and personal protective equipment (PPE). A dedicated conference website has been launched at

The Aluminum Safety Summit is comprised of General Sessions and Breakout Sessions that explore general safety management issues, best practices in safety and topics specific to the aluminum industry. Some of the highlights include:

  • Safety Culture and Organizational Change-Gary Higbee, SafeStart
  • Chemical Containment and Spill Response-Genny Dwyer, Linetec
  • Achieving Safety Excellence through Increased Employee Engagement-Brian Winters, OmniSource, LLC-Div. of Steel Dynamics, Inc.
  • Molten Metal Safety-Curt Wells, The Aluminum Association
  • Personal Responsibility-Tony Samento, Samento Industrial Training.

Case studies covering how a variety of companies in and around the aluminum industry improved their safety practices and records are also featured.

Registration is open to personnel from member companies of the four organizing associations. For complete program and registration details visit

For more information contact:

Aluminum Recyclers Council

1000 N Rand Rd., Ste. 214

Wauconda, IL 60084


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