Commercial Transportation


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

Commonwealth 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 an ideal material for manufacturers that focus on low weight to save energy and meet environmental standards.

Commonwealth produces large-sheet aluminum products used in the construction of trucks, trailers, buses, recreational vehicles, rail cars, ships and boats.

Only aluminum’s wide range of properties can provide the unique combination of strength and weight-saving features to optimize vehicle performance, reliability and cost effectiveness.

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

In the vehicle market alone, Commonwealth supplies product for a wide variety of customer applications including:

  • Class 7 and 8 trucks
  • Delivery trucks
  • Emergency vehicles
  • Horse and livestock trailers
  • Recreational vehicles
  • Utility vehicles
  • Boat trailers
  • Grain trailers
  • Dump trailers
  • Tanker trailers
  • Fire trucks

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