IBC Announces Renewal of Long-Term Copper Alloy Supply Agreement to Fortune 1000 Company
FRANKLIN, IN (February 7, 2018)– IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX-V: IB; OTCQB: IAALF) (“IBC” or the “Company”) a leading beryllium and copper advanced alloys company, announces that is has renewed a long-term supply contract to provide a proprietary copper alloy to a Fortune 1000 company that specializes in the manufacture of high-performance materials for the commercial aerospace sector.
The U.S.-based Fortune 1000 company is an acknowledged global leader in the copper and strategic metals space, and has been an IBC customer for more than 12 years. The contract is not considered financially material to the Company, and terms of the contract renewal were not disclosed.
“We are pleased to be recognized as an essential and high-quality member of our customer’s supply chain and to have renewed this long-term supply commitment,” said Mark Wolma, President of IBC’s Copper Alloys operations. “This agreement renewal underscores IBC’s commitment to providing materials solutions to our global customers, and it validates IBC’s steadily improving track record of producing high-quality materials on-time and on-spec to our customers.”
IBC’s President and CEO, Major General Duncan Heinz (USMC, ret.) added: “We look forward to delivering on this agreement and to continue working closely with our customer to support their international reputation for manufacturing and materials excellence.”
On Behalf of the Board of Directors:
Duncan Heinz, President, CEO and Director
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About IBC Advanced Alloys Corp.
IBC is a leading beryllium and copper advanced alloys company serving a variety of industries such as defense, aerospace, automotive, telecommunications, precision manufacturing, and others. IBC’s Copper Division manufactures and distributes a variety of copper alloys as castings and forgings, including beryllium copper, chrome copper, and aluminum bronze. IBC’s Engineered Materials Division makes the Beralcast® family of alloys, which can be precision cast and are used in an increasing number of defense, aerospace, and other systems, including the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. IBC’s has production facilities in Indiana, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Missouri. The Company’s common shares are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “IB” and the OTCQB under the symbol “IAALF”.
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