CRU offers unrivaled business intelligence on the global metals, mining and fertilizer industries through market analysis, price assessments, consultancy and events.


Since our foundation in 1969, we have consistently invested in primary research and robust methodologies, and developed expert teams in key locations worldwide, including in hard-to-reach markets such as China. CRU employs over 280 experts and has more than 11 offices around the world, in Europe, the Americas, China, Asia and Australia – our office in Beijing opened in 2004 and Singapore in 2018.


When facing critical business decisions, you can rely on our first-hand knowledge to give you a complete view of a commodity market. And you can engage with our experts directly, for the full picture and a personalised response.


CRU Events also has a number of Aluminum events such as the Aluminum Market Update and the Aluminum Recycling Techincal Conference where you can meet and network with your peers and industry leaders as well as gain valuable knowledge about the market.

CRU – big enough to deliver a high quality service, small enough to care about all of our customers.




The GAC is a coordinating body that represents, promotes and protects the interests of the aluminium industry within the Gulf. The council’s main objectives are to provide a forum to develop strategies for common issues and concerns facing the aluminium industry in the region, and to share best practices so as to improve the efficiency of the industry.





“A&L – Aluminium and its Alloys” is the most prestigious international magazine in the Aluminium industry. Published in English/Italian bilingual version since the very beginning, it’s dedicated to the lightweight metal entire industrial production chain with special attention to downstream processing: foundry, die-casting, extrusion and rolling. From the market to machinery, processes, technologies, products and final applications in transports, packaging and constructions, with unique experience and professionalism.

“A&L – Aluminium and its Alloys” is the supporting magazine for communication of the international Expo METEF, the show of the Customized Technologies for the Aluminium, Foundry Castings and Innovative Metals Industry that best represents the professional operators’ network in this sector.




We introduce ourselves as Information dissemination and Service providers of various non-ferrous metals under the Brand MTLEXS. Mtlexs is now venturing into trade of Non Ferrous Metal Products, used in the Building & Construction Industry, Electrical and Engineering Industry including products like Aluminium Doors Windows & accessories, Bathroom Faucets & Fittings, Building Hardware (Hinges, Tower Bolts), Door Handles and Accessories, Plumbing Fittings (Copper), Electrical Lugs (Copper & Aluminium), Earthing Products, Medical, Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Grade Copper Tubes & Fittings through our e-marketplace MTLEXSSPOT




Aluminium International Today is an English language journal dedicated to the production and processing of aluminium. It contains a digest of global news, events, and statistics as well as more detailed technical articles, company and country profiles, conference reports and regular regional economic briefings.




Light Metal Age has a long legacy in the aluminum industry with over 77 years of experience covering primary and secondary production, and semi-fabricating processes such as extrusion, rolling, and forging and their optimization. Ancillary operations like anodizing, heat treating, remelt/recycling, coil coating, die making, sustainability etc. are also covered. The iconic publication provides vital technical, industrial, and market information to aluminum producers and processors around the world. It is a semi-technical magazine with practical information for those who work in every stage of aluminum production and processing. In recent years the use of aluminum in automotive light weighting has ignited the aluminum industry and this is the kind of important trends and coverage you will find in Light Metal Age.



Aluminium Insider

Aluminium Insider is an independent news site dedicated to bringing noteworthy and timely news, features and events on the global aluminium industry and its developments. Our aim is to become one of the top sources of information on all things aluminium and attract a wide range of industry stakeholders –  experts, businesses, managers, journalists – to read, share and contribute content.



International ALUMINIUM Journal

Aluminium International Journal

International ALUMINIUM Journal deals with all facets of aluminium’s value chain from the production of the metal via its processing through to recycling. The editorial focus is on smelting and semis production including the suppliers of plant, equipment and technology. Consideration is given to economic, technical and environmental/ecological topics as well as other aspects that affect

the metal and its product applications in the different target markets. Aluminium relevant research articles from companies and institutes are also published. The publication is thus of particular interest to smelters and remelters, semis producers, foundries, fabricators and converters, metal traders, semis stockholders and research facilities. International ALUMINIUM Journal is distributed worldwide.



Aluminium Times

Published five times a year, Aluminium Times’ unique selling point is the magazine’s news pages which can number up to 16 pages each issue.

Aluminium Times is targeted at the primary and secondary aluminium producers, extruders and rolling mills as well as other fabricators such as forgers and large sand and diecasting foundries.

The editorial policy is to feature and promote the supply sector. New products, latest company developments, people and contracts won as well as articles highlighting people and company works write-ups.



AL Circle draws its essence from the concept of a Virtual Aluminium Ecosystem. It is an information and business portal for the global aluminum industry that covers the whole eco-system and value chain of aluminum. It covers the industry starting from bauxite mining to alumina refining and goes to aluminum smelting, finished and semi-finished products and recycling. The portal lets you access news, event information, price update, directory data and business, service and HR leads along the five verticals of the aluminum industry…all on a single platform!




Foundry Suppliers Com

Foundry-Suppliers.Com (FSC) provides an e-commerce exchange platform for global foundry suppliers and purchasers. Based on our plentiful foundry experience and up-to-date global foundry supplier database resources, FSC can assist global casting purchasers to look for suppliers. Also, FSC has set up a global foundry purchaser database to help global suppliers develop overseas market and recommend suitable casting purchasers for suppliers. Until now, we have promoted cooperation for many casting buyers and sellers.



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