Profile: Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU.OQ)
28 Apr 2017
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, incorporated on February 20, 1987, manufactures and sells semi-fabricated specialty aluminum mill products. It operates in the Fabricated Products segment. Fabricated Products segment focuses on producing rolled, extruded and drawn aluminum products used principally for aerospace and defense, automotive and general engineering products that include consumer durables, electronics, electrical and machinery and equipment applications. The Company offers its products for various end market applications, such as aerospace and high strength (Aero/HS products); automotive (Automotive Extrusions); general engineering (GE products), and other industrial (Other products). Its fabricated aluminum mill products include flat-rolled (plate and sheet), extruded (rod, bar, hollows and shapes), drawn (rod, bar, pipe and tube) and cast aluminum products.
Aero/HS products include heat treat plate and sheet, hard alloy extruded shapes, cold finish rod and bar, seamless drawn tube and billet used for a range of end uses in the global aerospace and defense industries. As of December 31, 2016, it used high-strength 2000- and 7000-series alloys and apply a range of thermal practices to manufacture its Aero/HS products. Automotive Extrusions consist of extruded aluminum products for various North American automotive applications. Automotive Extrusions are designed and produced to provide mechanical properties and performance attributes required in automotive applications across a range of North American original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and automotive platforms. As of December 31, 2016, its portfolio of GE products consisted primarily of 6000-series alloy plate, sheet, rod, bar, tube, wire and standard extruded shapes. Its GE products has a range of uses and applications, which involve fabrication for various transportation and other industrial end market applications where machining of plate, rod and bar is intensive. Other products consist of extruded, drawn and cast billet aluminum products for a range of North American industrial end uses.
The Company competes with Arconic, Inc., Constellium N.V, Sapa AS. and Aleris Corporation.
Kaiser Aluminum Corp
27422 Portola Pkwy Ste 200
FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610-2836
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-Kaiser Aluminum CEO Jack Hockema's FY 2016 total compensation $6 mln
- BRIEF-Kaiser Aluminum Q1 adjusted earnings per share $1.52
- BRIEF-Kaiser Aluminum says board authorizes additional $100 mln for share repurchases
- BRIEF-Kaiser Aluminum Corp reports Q4 earnings per share $1.37
- BRIEF-Kaiser Aluminum announces 11 pct increase in qtrly dividend payment