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ISRI Announces Andy Home as ISRI2021 Commodity Spotlight Speaker

Home to Speak on Aluminum Markets

Andy-Home(Washington, DC) – The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today announced that Thomson Reuters Columnist Andy Home will be speaking during the ISRI 2021 Annual Convention and Exposition. Andy will serve as a panelist for the Aluminum Spotlight.

About Andy Home
Andy Home has been writing about the metal markets and other commodity sectors since 1987. He started at Metals Week, progressing to Knight-Ridder Financial and then to Bridge over the course of the 1990s. In 2002 he co-founded Metals Insider, which was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2008. Since then he has been a regular Reuters columnist, writing across the industrial metals spectrum.

He is the author of Siberian Dreams, published in 2007, a book about the Russian mining city of Norilsk.

About the Aluminum Spotlight
Aluminum Spotlight: A Better Year for Aluminum Markets? - Tuesday, April 27, from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. EDT.

As with other metal markets last year, the COVID-19 pandemic had massive implications for the aluminum and aluminum scrap industries. Supply disruptions at recycling facilities and reclamation centers, demand fluctuations in response to auto industry shutdowns and restarts, and on-going transportation bottlenecks were just a few of the major market challenges last year. From this spotlight session, attendees will be able to recognize major challenges and opportunities, identify where aluminum scrap demand growth will come from, and the effects of regulatory changes and trade policy on the U.S. aluminum industry. Join us for this aluminum spotlight discussion.

ISRI2021 will be held virtually April 20-22, and April 27-29. The most up-to-date speaker and event details can be found at ISRI2021.org.


The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the "Voice of the Recycling Industry™." ISRI represents 1,300 companies in 20 chapters in the U.S. and more than 40 countries that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics, and textiles. With headquarters in Washington, DC, the Institute provides education, advocacy, safety and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development. Generating nearly $110 billion annually in U.S. economic activity, the scrap recycling industry provides more than 500,000 Americans with good jobs.

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