Metal Industry News

July 2005
Metal Center News;Jul2005, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p40
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the metal industry. It reports that Alcoa Inc. recently signed a new definitive long-term agreement to supply Airbus with high-performance sheet and plate products. The agreement covers Airbus products including the aircraft maker's new A380F cargo and A350 wide body passenger planes. It also reports that Miltal Steel Co. plans to reduce its global production by 1 million tons in the third quarter. The aluminum mill also signed an agreement to supply additional extrusion products to Airbus. This follows similar reductions in the second quarter.


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