IBC Advanced Alloys tapped for investment casting order by U.S. defense contractor

IBC Advanced Alloys Corp., (Franklin, Indiana) has been awarded $1.9 million in new orders for investment-cast, beryllium-aluminum (“BeAl”) components from a major U.S. defense contractor. The purchase order is for additional BeAl components currently manufactured by IBC, as well as for new BeAl components, both of which the company expects to produce by the end of 2020.

“IBC is pleased to have been awarded this new business, which expands our production of one key defense product and gives us an opportunity to win additional business on new beryllium-aluminum parts with potential significant long-term upside,” said Ben Rampulla, president of IBC’s Engineered Materials division, which specializes in cast BeAl products. 

IBC CEO and Chairman Mark Smith added, “IBC’s ability to produce investment-cast, near-net-shape beryllium-aluminum components with complex geometries is unique in this industry, and we are pleased to see our Engineered Materials division’s business continuing to expand. The key to IBC’s continuing growth is performance, performance, performance, and that is precisely what this team is focused upon.”