aerospace industry

Constellium Lands Deal to Supply Aerospace Aluminium to Swiss Aircraft Firm Pilatus

Constellium Lands Deal to Supply Aerospace Aluminium to Swiss Aircraft Firm Pilatus

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that its long-term contract with Swiss aircraft manufacturing firm Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. According to the announcement, the new agreement will see Constellium supply more aerospace plate to Pilatus in order to support the latter’s new...

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Alcoa Inks US$470 MM Multi-Year Contract with Embraer

American aluminium producer Alcoa announced yesterday that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer S.A. According to the press release, the contract will be worth about US$470 million. The new agreement will have Alcoa providing Embraer with aluminium sheet and plate for the latter’s new E2 project. The E2 is the […]

Aerospace industry trends & aluminium use

The future of the aerospace industry appears bright and will be characterised by strong aircraft demand for the foreseeable future. Consequently, demand for aluminium alloys for this industry will remain high as well. The worldwide commercial passenger and cargo aircraft fleet, as well as the annual number of passengers, are forecast to double over the […]