In fact often the same equipment and fabrication methods are used as for steel.
For example, it likely would have no bearing at all in an automated credit application process.
Rather, the employers shown in your credit report are provided by your lenders when they first report the information from your credit application.
Because the employer listing is updated only when you apply for new credit and is not provided to Experian in all cases, it is not meant to be an employment history.
Physically, chemically and mechanically aluminium is a metal like steel, brass, copper, zinc, lead or titanium.
It can be melted, cast, formed and machined much like these metals and it conducts electric current.