ALFED to exhibit at 2023 UK Metals Expo

ALFED, the Aluminium Federation, is set to attend this year’s UK Metals Expo at the NEC, Birmingham. 

Taking place between 13-14 September, the team will be located at Stand E26 throughout the two-day event. 

Throughout the two days, ALFED will take part in four panel discussions covering a variety of topics, including industrial strategy, the power of aluminium and innovation. The team will also host an member networking session, ‘Meet the Aluminium Industry’ in the ‘Innovation Theatre’ on 13 September (4pm). 

On day one of the event (13 September), Tom Jones, ALFED’s CEO, will join a panel on ‘Why a UK industrial strategy matters and how we get there’, discussing the existing strategy and the needs and challenges faced by the metals industry. 

The team will also moderate an afternoon panel on ‘Unleashing the power of aluminium: exploring innovation in aluminium applications’ will explore primary and secondary aluminium production using real-world case studies to demonstrate the innovative an transformative uses of aluminium. 

Day two (14 September) will see ALFED moderate two further panels, including ‘Unlocking the Economic Viability of Recycled Aluminium in Manufacturing’ in the net-zero theatre (1pm) exploring the ongoing race between reusing and recycling and ‘Advances in Aluminium Metal Forming: Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation’ (2pm) delving into the latest advancements in metal forming techniques and technologies. 

Tom Jones, CEO at ALFED, commented: “The UK Metals Expo provides a unique platform to engage with key figures from across the entire metal supply chain with the engineering and manufacturing sector. 

“We’re looking forward to stimulating debate between some of the sector’s most prominent figures about the future of the metal industry and aluminium value chain. 

“We’ll also be unveiling some exciting projects to support the industry during the course of the event, but we’re not giving anything away just yet, so keep your eyes peeled!”

To find out more about the UK Metals Expo, visit For more information about ALFED, or to become a member, visit 

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