GDA offers a comprehensive range of services that includes education and training, technical advice, information such as statistics and the library, and specialist events. The services are aimed at GDA members, educational establishments and the general public. The services offered by GDA are listed below.
GDA provides technical advice on the use and processing of aluminium with respect to the various user markets such as transport and transportation, mechanical engineering, building and construction or electrical engineering. You can obtain advice on the phone or arrange for a visit.
The statistics section contains the latest figures for the indicators employment, production, demand and foreign trade. These enable you to quickly obtain an overview.
Product & Manufacturer Database
The product and manufacturer database helps you find manufacturers of aluminium products. You can conduct searches by product category, in alphabetical lists of manufacturers or as full-text searches.
Education & Training
A very comprehensive range of teaching materials is available and this is aimed both at teachers and schoolchildren and students. In addition, there is an overview of companies that offer practical training and works visits.
The GDA library is the largest German library on the subject of aluminium and one of the largest libraries worldwide in this specialist field. The collection includes books and articles on the metal going back to the 1930s.
GDA organises a number of seminars on topics related to the metal aluminium. Here you will find all the dates for GDA’s programme of seminars as well as a list of all relevant events and trade shows.
The information being offered by GDA is available to interested parties free of charge. In addition to GDA brochures, there are fact sheets covering diverse topics and worksheets for schoolchildren.
Alu Encyclopaedia is the online version of GDA’s Aluminium Pocket Encyclopaedia. It explains important terms and matters concerning the metal aluminium and the aluminium industry in a factually informative manner.