Ellwood Aluminum Ships First Ingots for Aerospace Application

HUBBARD, Ohio — Ellwood Aluminum, a large diameter aluminum ingot forge stock manufacturer, shipped its first load of large diameter ingots for an aerospace application.

The company recently received the AS9100 certification to develop and produce aluminum products for the aerospace and aviation industry, according to a company release. The certification asserts the company provides the highest quality aluminum alloys for ingots, billets, slabs and cast plates. They have dedicated melting and holding furnaces, a casting pit and two 40-ton cranes to handle its largest ingot and billet requests.

“This is a historic day for us after the hard work of earning our AS9100 Certification,” said Patrick Callihan, company president. “Being certified for the aerospace industry is a great achievement, and we look forward to serving our customers aluminum needs!”

Using Vertical Direct Chill casting technology and a fully equipped lab, Ellwood Aluminum has capabilities for casting, processing and quality monitoring of large aluminum ingots in round and rectangular aluminum slabs.

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Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.