Thread regarding GE Aviation layoffs

Titanium Troubles?

Another blow to the airline and engine manufacturers.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-02-24/jet-engine-maker-safran-looking-for-titanium-outside-russia

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The Supply Chain is global. Any disruptions and the machine slows down and/ or stops. So do profits.

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China is a major supplier of titanium, but the largest titanium forging company in the world, VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation, is located in Russia. Here is a great article explaining why this Russian company is vital to the airline industry and also the engine manufacturers.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/willyshih/2022/03/06/the-titanium-supply-chain-for-the-aerospace-industry-goes-through-russia/

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Don't worry G.E. is very close friends with China and they have plenty.

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