Die casters forecast strong auto demand

Sep 18, 2013 | 03:53 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  North American Die Casting Association, North American special aluminum alloy contract, Nasaac, London Metal Exchange, LME, aluminum, Nathan Laliberte

CHICAGO — Revved-up demand from the automotive sector will likely bolster die casting production in the fourth quarter, most manufacturers said at the North American Die Casting Association’s Die Casting Congress in Louisville, Ky.

The positive outlook comes as producers continue to grapple with increased demand for lightweight auto components and ongoing concerns with the London Metal Exchange’s North American special aluminum alloy contract (Nasaac) (amm.com, May 22).....

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