In Canada, the aluminium industry employs more than 8,800 people with 9 smelters. The 8 smelters in Quebec support a value chain of more than 2,500 suppliers, representing an annual expenditure of $2.9 billion. Aluminium’s physical characteristics make it a material of the future and indispensable for several economic sectors such as transportation, road infrastructure, packaging, and buildings. In Quebec, an increase in aluminium processing activities strongly contributes to the creation of wealth and new export markets.

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