Aluminum Shapes Congratulates Jerry Sweeney, Attends World Trade Center Award Ceremony

May 4, 2016 – Philadelphia, PA – The executive team from Aluminum Shapes attended the 2016 Global Business Leadership Award Ceremonies, which was presented by the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) to Jerry Sweeney of Brandywine Realty Trust on Wednesday.

The Global Business Leadership award is presented yearly to individuals, organizations or companies “in recognition of their global vision and contribution to making Greater Philadelphia a world-class business destination.”

Aluminum Shapes leadership, including Brigette Douglass, Vincent Gatto, and Robert Otterbein attended the award ceremony as representatives of the company. “Aluminum Shapes congratulates and applauds WTCGP’s selection of Jerry Sweeney,” said Otterbein. “Jerry’s leadership and business acumen have led to tens of millions of dollars in development for Philadelphia’s ports, and we’re going to see this region become an even more important shipping hub as a result.”

Jerry has spent his career helping develop this region,” said Vice President of Marketing and Communications Brigette Douglass. “As major employers in the Greater Philadelphia area, we wanted to be here to recognize his many contributions.”


A fully integrated company, Shapes offers the widest range of production and distribution capabilities in the industry including: Billet Casting, Remelt, Extrusion, Die Support, Fabrication, Finishings, Aluminum Anodizing, Engineering Design Support, Shipping and Distribution.

From its 267,020 square meter, state-of-the-art facility, Shapes operates a highly efficient manufacturing and distribution operation with centralized administration, marketing, and customer service. Combined with our on-site engineering staff, technical support and quality assurance procedures, we can provide our customers with more rapid order fulfillment, higher quality, and better on time delivery performance. Backed by these capabilities and significant infrastructure investments over the last decade, Shapes has created one of the most comprehensive soft alloy aluminum extrusion facilities in North America.