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AMAG Austria Metall Extends Specialty Aluminium Supply Agreement With thyssenkrupp

AMAG Austria Metall Extends Specialty Aluminium Supply Agreement With thyssenkrupp

Austrian metals firm AMAG Austria Metall AG and German industrial supplier thyssenkrupp AG announced this week the six-month extension of their aerospace aluminium supply agreement. The half-year extension will have AMAG continue to supply thyssenkrupp’s aerospace division with premium aluminium featuring a...

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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 […]