Ladish eyeing ATI Powder as 2d nickel superalloy supplier (US)

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Ladish operates a 10,000-ton isothermal press – the world’s largest – and is now installing an even larger press. (Credit Photo @ Ladish Co)

Ladish Co. is developing a second source for a raw material whose deliveries have previously been problematic for the company’s jet engine forgings business.The Cudahy, Wis.-based producer of forgings and castings for the jet engine, aerospace and industrial markets, is working with its engine customers to help qualify the ATI Powder Metals unit of Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) as a supplier of nickel-based superalloy powder.The powder is forged into parts by Ladish’s isothermal presses that service its largest market segment, jet engines, which accounted for 50 percent of sales in the third quarter ended Sept. 30

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