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February 2019 | Aluminium Weekly Market Tracker

Ta Chen steadily working to bring Texarkana mill fully back on line: Americas Market Analysis - Flat Rolled Products

Potentially more interesting for 2019, is the news that Arconic noted some improvements in orders on the aerospace sheet and plate in the final quarter of 2018.

Arconic takeover dismissed, and plans for further split announced

The possible Arconic takeover, which we discussed in last month’s report is not going ahead, and instead the company will be split into two. These two segments will be Engineered Products & Forgings and Global Rolled Products, one of which will ultimately be spun off. Shipments in the current Global Rolled Product segment showed strong gains in 2018, rising to 1.294 million tonnes up from 1.197 million tonnes in 2017, an increase of 4.3%. Shipments in Q4 2018 alone...


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