Kaiser to halt external Kalamazoo billet sales

Oct 02, 2012 | 03:18 PM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Kaiser Aluminum, Kalamazoo, aluminum, billet, Ford, Suzy Waite

NEW YORK — Kaiser Aluminum Corp. will not sell billet produced at its Kalamazoo, Mich., facility to any third parties next year as it needs the metal for its own consumption, sources have told AMM.

"Most of the billet they’re casting is for their own internal use, but they have sold small amounts outside," one source told AMM. "They’ve (told customers) next year they won’t be able to supply them. They had a new contract internally that they need to fulfill next year. As a result, the production needs to stay internal."....

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