attracting 20 percent rate of customs duty instead of Silicon Electrical Steel
attracting zero percent customs duty.
Our products include titanium and titanium alloys, nickel-based alloys and superalloys, stainless and specialty steels, zirconium, hafnium, and niobium, tungsten materials, grain-oriented silicon electrical steel
and tool steels, and forgings and castings.
The company also produces grain-oriented silicon electrical steel
products and tool steel plate.
announced today that its silicon electrical steel
line will be idled effective Jan.
4 million pounds, and shipments of our grain-oriented silicon electrical steel
grew 5%, both compared to 2006.
While total high-value products shipments were 2% lower than the third quarter 2006, shipments of specialty and titanium sheet, specialty plate, and grain-oriented silicon electrical steel
During the second quarter, improved pricing levels for all specialty steels, along with our continued focus on high value products and reduced shipments of commodity stainless steel for automotive exhaust systems and silicon electrical steel
, resulted in a significant increase in revenues per ton.
As previously reported, the market demand for our silicon electrical steel
remains weak, although somewhat improved recently.
Also, Bozzone noted that selling prices for grain-oriented silicon electrical steel
were increased 5 percent effective January 3, 1994.
Sales of our specialty and titanium sheet, specialty plate, and grain-oriented silicon electrical steel
were all strong.
This action reverses a previous USPTO decision which rejected Allegheny Ludlum's Patent 3,855,018 covering a manufacturing process for grain oriented silicon electrical steel
4% of sales due to strong shipments of specialty and titanium sheet, specialty plate, and grain-oriented silicon electrical steel