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UTRS Works to Improve Titanium Manufacturing

Butte, MT, August 1, 2010—Universal Technical Resource Services, Inc. (UTRS) has established a research and development (R&D) center in Butte, Mont., to find new ways to manufacture titanium. Since World War II, there has been only one time-consuming, expensive, and inefficient process to make titanium metal; however, UTRS employees are on the verge of a breakthrough to change that.

Titanium is extremely light and strong, and is used in various industries such as aerospace, medical, and sports equipment. Finding a more cost-efficient way to produce the metal will result in job creation, stronger materials for building, advancement in aerospace technologies and medical technology, lighter automobiles, and better sports equipment.

To learn more about UTRS's R&D center in Butte, read the feature article in The Montana Standard at http://www.mtstandard.com/business/local/article_44b0a55a-9d1e-11df-84ed-001cc4c03286.html.