PCC taps scrap streams with SOS deal

Jan 17, 2014 | 05:30 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  Precision Castparts, PCC, SOS Metals, acquisition, scrap, recycler, titanium, nickel Mark Donegan

LOS ANGELES — Precision Castparts Corp.’s (PCC’s) acquisition of SOS Metals Inc. is another step in an aerospace industry drive to “close the loop” in metals production by reverting titanium and other specialty alloy scrap back through its own furnaces.

“Today, you have everyone wanting to control their own scrap,” instead of selling it on the open market, said an independent scrap recycler who’s not happy with this trend.....

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