CLEVELAND, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris recently signed a multi-year agreement with Boeing to supply aluminum aerospace plate and sheet.
"This agreement represents the continuation of a long collaborative relationship between Boeing and Aleris for more than a decade," said Johan Petry, vice president, Aerospace. "We are proud to deliver Boeing technically-advanced aluminum solutions for the aerospace industry that our customers around the world have come to expect from us."
Aleris is a key supplier to all major aircraft manufacturers worldwide. With more than 30 years of aerospace experience, we supply innovative materials that meet the highest quality standards in the industry, as well as virtually any specification an individual customer may require.
Aluminum plate and sheet products for Boeing will be supplied from our world-class production facility in Koblenz, Germany.
Boeing and Aleris are also currently in the process of qualifying Aleris' state-of-the-art rolling mill in Zhenjiang, China, for aircraft plate. Aleris formally introduced its $350 million hot rolling mill in April 2013. The facility is designed to meet fast-growing demand for technically advanced aluminum plate products for global aerospace and commercial plate customers. Aleris recently announced that it has attained AS 9100 certification for its rolling mill in Zhenjiang, China, which is the basic aircraft-related quality standard approval for the production of aircraft aluminum plate.
Aleris is a privately held, global leader in aluminum rolled products and extrusions, aluminum recycling and specification alloy production. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Aleris operates approximately 40 production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.aleris.com.