Alcan Signs Agreement to Supply Boeing 787 Dreamliner with Advanced Lightweight Aluminum Products

Alcan Rolled Products – Ravenswood, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alcan Inc., has announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with The Boeing Company to supply the aircraft manufacturer’s 787 Dreamliner program with advanced lightweight aluminum products from Alcan's portfolio of proprietary alloys and innovative solutions.

"This new agreement represents a further milestone in our growing relationship with The Boeing Company," said Michel Jacques, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alcan Engineered Products following the signing of the agreement. "Alcan is dedicated to providing the aerospace industry with advanced lightweight and innovative solutions to replace conventional aluminum alloys. We are very proud of Ravenswood’s successful development of such solutions in cooperation with Boeing," he added.

Alcan Rolled Products – Ravenswood and The Boeing Company also recently signed an agreement for the supply of aluminum products primarily for Boeing's 737 and 777 commercial aircraft programs.

Ravenswood is one of the largest aluminum rolling mills in the world and produces high quality aluminum plate, coil and sheet products for the aerospace, aeronautical and transportation industries. The plant's innovative lightweight products make an important contribution to the further development of high-tech aerospace solutions, meeting customers’ evolving requirements for reduced manufacturing costs and optimum weight/performance ratios.

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