Profile: Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU.OQ)
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, incorporated on February 20, 1987, is engaged in the production of semi-fabricated specialty aluminum products. The Company manufactures rolled, extruded and drawn aluminum products to serve fits end market applications, such as aerospace and high strength products (Aero/HS products), extrusions for automotive applications (Automotive Extrusions), general engineering products (GE products) and other industrial products (Other products). The Company offers its products under its Kaiser Select product line. In 2014, the Company produced and shipped approximately 588.8 million pounds of semi-fabricated aluminum products from its facilities. At December 31, 2014, the Company operated 11 focused production facilities in the United States and one in Canada. The Company’s Fabricated Products segment produces rolled, extruded and drawn aluminum products used principally for aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer durables, electronics, electrical and machinery and equipment applications. Its Aero/HS products include heat treat plate and sheet, as well as cold finish rod and bar, seamless drawn tube, hard alloy extrusions and billet that are manufactured for the global aerospace and defense industries. The Company makes aluminum plate, sheet, extruded shapes and tube for aerospace applications and manufactures a variety of rod and bar products for various applications.
The Company’s automotive products consist of extruded aluminum products for North American automotive applications. Its extruded products include extruded products for structural components, bumper systems, anti-lock braking systems and drawn tube for drive shafts. Its GE products consist primarily of 6000-series alloy rod, bar, tube, wire, sheet, plate and standard extrusions. Its GE products have a range of uses and applications, which involve fabrication for numerous transportation and other industrial end market applications. Its GE products are used in the enhancement and production of military vehicles, ordnances, semiconductor manufacturing cells, numerous electronic devices, after-market motor sport parts and tooling plates. Its rod and bar products are manufactured into rivets, nails, screws, bolts and parts for machinery and equipment. The Company’s other products consist of extruded, drawn and cast billet aluminum products for a variety of North American industrial end uses.
The Company competes with Alcoa Inc., Constellium N.V, Sapa AS., Alcoa and Aleris Corporation.
Kaiser Aluminum Corp
Suite 200, 27422 Portola Parkway
FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610-2831