Aerospace Aluminum's Skyrocketing

November 2005
Metal Center News;Nov2005, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the demand for lightweight aluminum and other specialty alloys from the aerospace industries in the U.S. With strength on all aerospace fronts, commercial and military aircraft, experts expect that recent the trend should remain robust through 2007 and perhaps well beyond. The main concern for aircraft manufacturers is how hard they have to scramble to get enough material for their production lines, and how high a price they must pay. Metals suppliers also are scrambling to meet the needs of their customers. In some cases, mills are even investing in new production capacity.


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