This is a match-making role that positions the product or technology in front of key players, driving the customer feedback to product development teams. Examples include lightweight brake products, high temperature-grade alloys, and new aluminum for additive manufacturing.
Current sales of lightweight materials are focused on premium aluminum castings for defense ground vehicles, off-road trucks, performance cars, and space flight. Focus on lightweighting and new aluminum alloys for engine down-sizing, turbos and pistons.
Current initiatives include the introduction of new engine and body structure cast aluminum alloys to address CAFÉ 2025 initiatives. Also working on creep-resistant aluminum wire, strong sheet products, and new aluminum for additive manufacturing.