Tian Cheng Titanium Industry Company has placed an order with Friedrich Kocks GmbH of Germany for a reducing and sizing block in 5.0 design.

The company, founded in 2007 and with locations in China, the USA, Europe and South Korea, specialises in titanium products for the global aviation, chemical and energy industries.

According to Friedrich Kocks, the new RSB 5.0 'produces titanium bars and bar in coil within a dimension range of 13mm to 100mm' and enables TC Titanium to expand its product range 'considerably' and meet the highest quality demands of the aviation industry.

Commissioning is scheduled for the beginning of 2019.