Commercial Transportation

Delivering a unique combination of strength and weight-savings to optimize vehicle performance

Aleris aluminum coil is used in all major segments of the transportation industry. Aluminum’s high strength-to-weight ratio, corrosion resistance, and recyclability make it a perfect material for the transportation industry. Aleris produces large-sheet and coated aluminum products used in the construction of trucks, trailers, buses, recreational vehicles, rail cars, ships, and boats. We are a leading supplier of aluminum sheet for truck trailers in the United States and supply high-surface quality material for truck fuel tank applications in Europe.

Manufacturers of transportation vehicles focus on low weight to save energy and meet environmental standards.

Products & Capabilities

Only the wide range of aluminum’s properties can provide the unique combination of strength and weight-saving features to optimize vehicle performance, reliability and cost effectiveness.   Customers can also choose from standard Aleris colors, custom-matched colors, or specially-developed coating products.

Aluminum promotes long-term performance, reduces maintenance and downtime, and has a positive impact on the environment.  It is easy to repair and provides high residual value.  Lighter commercial vehicles made from aluminum help reduce shipping costs.

In the vehicle market alone, Aleris serves a wide variety of customer applications, including:

  • Dry freight trailers
  • Class 7 and 8 trucks
  • Delivery trucks
  • Cargo trailers
  • Emergency vehicles
  • Horse and livestock trailers
  • Recreational vehicles
  • Pop-up trailers
  • Refrigerated trailers
  • Utility vehicles
  • Composite trailers
  • Boat trailers
  • Grain trailers
  • Dump trailers
  • Tanker trailers
  • Fire trucks



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Aleris serves the commercial transportation industry from a number of North American facilities, including Ashville, Ohio, and Davenport, Iowa.

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United States Sales Contact

Phone: +1 866-266-2586

Europe Sales Contact

Phone: +49 261 891 0