New titanium powder plant to be on stream by year end

News
August 14, 2010

August 14, 2010

International Titanium Powder LLC (ITP) of Woodbridge, Illinois, USA, is expected to begin producing commercial quantities of low cost pure and alloyed Ti powders at its new plant in Ottawa, Illinois, later this year. The plant is expected to reach its capacity of 4 million lbs (2000 short tons) of Ti powder during 2011.

ITP has been commercialising its patented Armstrong Process for low cost titanium powder for a number of years at its R&D facility and pilot plant. The company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Cristal Global, headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in 2008. Since then Cristal Global has expanded the ITP team and is committed to bringing the new titanium powder on stream.

Cristal Global is said to be the world’s second largest producer of titanium dioxide (TiO2) with sales in the region of $2billion in 2008. “Ti and Ti alloy powders from the Armstrong process have been proven to have properties that will provide the foundation for an expanding powder-based titanium product market. We look forward to working with our suppliers, customers and titanium metal consumers in programmes to accelerate use in existing and new markets”, said Robert Daniels, Vice President – Titanium Metals for Cristal US.

www.itponline.com  

News
August 14, 2010

In the latest issue of PM Review…

Download PDF

Extensive Powder Metallurgy industry news coverage, and the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • Phoenix Sintered Metals: A story of transformation, growth and community from America’s PM heartland
  • World PM2024 Yokohama: The stage is set for the PM industry to find a path to sustainable growth
  • The state of Europe’s hard magnets industry and the challenge of optimising the mass production of Nd2Fe14B permanent magnets

The latest news from the world of metal powders, delivered to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of PM Review, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Join our community

Discover our magazine archive…

The free-to-access PM Review magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of Powder Metallurgy from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading PM part manufacturers, metal powder manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

 

Browse the archive

 

Looking for PM production equipment, metal powders, R&D support and more?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our
advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of PM Review magazine.

  • Powders & materials
  • Powder process, classification & analysis
  • PM products
  • Atomisers & powder production technology
  • Compaction presses, tooling & ancillaries
  • Sintering equipment & ancillaries
  • Post-processing
  • Consulting & toll sintering
View online
Share via
Copy link