Titanium Metals

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Titanium Metals Corporation
Type Subsidiary of Precision Castparts Corp.
Industry Titanium alloy production
Founded 1950
Headquarters Dallas, Texas,
United States
Key people Harold Simmons
(Chairman)
Steven Watson
(Vice Chairman and CEO)
Products Titanium sponge; titanium alloy ingot, sheet, strip, billet, plate, tube
Revenue Increase $1.26 billion USD (2007)
Employees 2,530 (2007)
Website www.timet.com

Titanium Metals Corporation (formerly NYSETIE), founded in 1950, is a leading manufacturer of titanium-based metals products, focusing primarily on the aerospace industry. In November 2012, it was announced the company was being purchased for $2.9 billion by Precision Castparts.[1]

Its major U.S. operations are based in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, Henderson, Nevada, Vallejo, California and Toronto, Ohio. Its overseas operations are primarily based in the United Kingdom (at Waunarlwydd, Swansea and Witton, West Midlands) and France. The company's current headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas.[2]

The company is most commonly referred to as TIMET, a shortened version of "TItanium METals" that is a registered company trademark.

In September, 2007, TIMET entered into a ten-year supply agreement with United Technologies Corp (UTC). Under the agreement, TIMET would supply titanium to UTC for commercial and military aircraft and aircraft engines.[3]

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