Developing the Future of Meltless Titanium Alloy Powder Manufacturing

Next Gen Alloys is a collaborative joint venture between Allegheny Technologies (ATI) and GE Aviation to develop and commercialize a meltless alloyed Titanium powder manufacturing process to meaningfully reinvent the titanium powder industry. Established in 2017, we are in the early phases of designing and constructing an R&D pilot production facility in Richburg, SC. The facility will produce alloyed powders for use in additive manufacturing applications, including 3D printing.

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“The science of specialty metal powders is a transformative technology and we intend to maintain and enhance our industry-leading position.”

Rich Harshman
ATI Chairman (and former President and Chief Executive Officer)

“Developing new materials is an important part of our vision for our business. ATI is a recognized leader in advanced specialty materials, and we are excited about the collaboration this new joint venture enables.”

David Joyce
Chairman of GE and President and CEO of GE Aviation

Collaborative Partnership

Allegheny Technologies, a global leader in the production of technically advanced specialty materials and components, will provide operational, technical, and project support to the joint venture. The joint venture will leverage ATI’s technology, manufacturing, and quality leadership in the production of specialty metal powders and premium-quality titanium and nickel-based alloys for critical and technically advanced applications.

The JV will also draw upon GE Aviation’s engineering and development capabilities and technical knowledge of the use of alloyed titanium powders. GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components, integrated digital, avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft.

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ATI

Creating Value Thru Relentless Innovation™

ATI is a global manufacturer of technically advanced specialty materials and complex components. Our largest market is aerospace & defense, particularly jet engines. We also have a strong presence in the oil & gas, electrical energy, medical, automotive, and other industrial markets. ATI is a market leader in manufacturing differentiated specialty alloys and forgings that require our unique manufacturing and precision machining capabilities and our innovative new product development competence. ATI produces nickel-based alloys and superalloys, titanium alloys, specialty alloys, stainless steels, and zirconium and other related alloys in many mill product forms. We also are a leader in producing nickel-based alloy and titanium-based alloy powders for use in next-generation jet engine forgings and 3D-printed products. ATIMetals.com

GE Aviation

About GE Aviation

With 84 facilities and 44,000 employees worldwide, GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components, integrated digital, avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings and is part of the world's Digital Industrial Company with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. For more information, visit us at ge.com/aviation. Follow GE Aviation on Twitter and YouTube. GE Additive, led by GE Vice Chairman David Joyce, is part of GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Visit GE Additive at geadditive.com.