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France was the first to industrialize the use of aluminum at the end of the 19th century Nineteenth century This was thanks in particular to the French chemists Paul Héroult (1863-1914) and the American Charles Martin Hall (1863-1914), in 1886. The following year, the first Electrometallurgical Company Française opened in Froges, then, in 1907, the Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne plant in Savoie A new system, consisting of tanks powered by 10,000 amps of current, was created.

Today, the market for primary aluminium production is mainly held by the China with large reserves of bauxite , basic ore to obtain this light metal . In France s, the two aluminum manufacturing sites primary produce almost 400,000 tons aluminum, or 100,000 tonnes less than production from the recycling sector . This French industrial sector can benefit from promising customer markets, in particular that of the transport industry (aeronautics, automotive) which favours this metal for its physical properties and low cost.

However, French aluminium forges and foundries have taken several years of decline over the period 2012-2016 The number of new jobs is expected to grow by 1.5 million, despite a rebound in 2017, and a more modest one in 2018. U.S. government announcements on import duties of this metal are all negative signals on the die, which remains subject to the price volatility of the price of this raw material.






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