NEW YORK CC Metals &
Alloys LLC (CCMA) is stepping up its ferrosilicon output in
response to rising demand.
"The company is increasing its
production of a requested grade of ferrosilicon to meet
customer demand," a company spokesman told AMM via
However, the spokesman shot down
market speculation that the company would be switching its
furnaces to step up production of the requested grade.
"CC Metals & Alloys has the
capacity to produce different grades of ferrosilicon and has no
immediate plans to modify its furnaces," he said.
The Calvert City, Ky.-based
company made the move at a time when tight supply has pushed
prices for commodity-grade ferrosilicon higher (
amm.com, March 22).
CCMA primarily makes high-purity
ferrosilicon for the steel industry and specialty ferroalloys
for the foundry industry.
CC Metals & Alloys LLC is not related to Buffalo,
N.Y.-based trading company CCMA LLC.