Kaiser Aluminum Steers Out Of Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (July 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After being parked in Chapter 11 for more than four years, aerospace and automotive aluminum producer Kaiser Aluminum Corp. pulled out of bankruptcy protection Thursday following a settlement over its asbestos liability claims.

Jack Hockema, chief executive officer of the company, said Kaiser is geared up to take advantage of a strong market for aircraft aluminum and is setting its sights on an expanding market for lighter automobile parts.

"We are very excited about the future for Kaiser Aluminum. Our financial and competitive strength positions us...
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