Spot titanium market flat; price floor in sight

Mar 06, 2013 | 12:12 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  titanium, titanium ingot, 6 aluminum/4 vanadium, titanium prices, Boeing, 787 Dreamliner, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — Titanium spot prices have remained flat this year, and some market sources are now wondering if the bottom is near.

"Prices are holding up at a low level, but our quoting activity is low and lead times are way in," one distributor said, noting that overall, spot prices have been flat or gradually eroding since early 2012. "If we’re not at the bottom, then we have to be close."....





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