Aluminium sheet prices
Obviously the prices of aluminium sheets vary according to the cost of the raw material they are made of. But what factors affects the price of aluminium? Let’s see:
- The cost of electricity
- Trend (openings and closures) of the activities that work in this sector
- Technologic innovations
- Special market demands
- Government policies
There are three markets that trade the prices of aluminium sheets and, therefore, of aluminum itself: London Metal Exchange, New York Mercantile Exchange, Shanghai Futures Exchange. The former represents the true global focus of industrial metal trade.
What is the main use of aluminium sheets?
Being aware of the market and the prices of aluminium sheets is much more important than you think given that these products and this material are used daily in almost everything around us. Aluminium, in general, is widely used in the transport industry for the production of components for cars, planes, trains or ships; in the food packaging sector, for the manufacture of trays; in the building sector, for the fabrication of doors and gutters; in the electricity market for wires, and in the technological field since it is now the basis of industry 4.0.
Laminazione Sottile Group can supply aluminium sheets of different thicknesses and dimensions, for many sectors – from rigid to flexible packaging, from automotive to aeronautics, from hvac to construction – based on the end use and the customer’s request. customer. For more information on prices, don’t hesitate to ask for a quotation!