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Scott Minder Vice President, Investor Relations
Robert Wetherbee President and Chief Executive Officer
Don Newman Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Richard Safran Seaport Global
Philip Gibbs KeyBanc Capital Markets
Gautam Khanna Cowen
Paretosh Misra Berenberg Capital Markets
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Operator

Good morning everyone and welcome to the ATI announces First Quarter 2021 Result Conference Call. All participants will be in a listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] Please also note today's event is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the conference call over to Scott Minder, Vice President, Treasurer of Investor Relations. Please go ahead sir.

Scott Minder

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Robert Wetherbee

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Don Newman

Bob. Thanks,

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Robert Wetherbee

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Scott Minder

there Q&A parameters a Bob. Thanks, few Quickly, session. for today's are

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Operator

today first ahead Seaport with your go question from Richard Please Instructions] [Operator Safran question. Global. Our from comes

Richard Safran

you? How good Don, Bob, are morning. Scott,

Robert Wetherbee

Richard. morning Good

Richard Safran

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Robert Wetherbee

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Richard Safran

second, And you hypersonics because programs. Thanks think could little a you that. but slides in you growth And didn't meaningful this time, Okay. important that were be the last noted on mention a here. I driver is this quarter, for this

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Robert Wetherbee

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Richard Safran

Appreciate Thanks it Thanks. for that. Bob.

Operator

from question Please next Capital question. go KeyBanc with comes Markets. Our from your Philip Gibbs

Philip Gibbs

morning. Good Hey

Robert Wetherbee

morning. Good

Philip Gibbs

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Don Newman

parts. Two Sure.

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Philip Gibbs

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Don Newman

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Philip Gibbs

Thank you.

Operator

next Cowen. Khanna your comes Gautam Our question. question from from go Please with

Gautam Khanna

to agreement. specifically there? can bit I Boeing Any talk you titanium you duration? little minimum the volumes? added about could was What renewed comment contractual if Was Anything Yes. change wondering changed? there a

Robert Wetherbee

Yes.

you're a to I think, point Bob. that we're -- on situation, Boeing see this the extension, for And multiyear pleased first think it asking is is the I about.

aligns kind of it's contract think kind the titanium norms of of I for and with industry the spun backup the following supply. some

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that So -- helps. hopefully,

Gautam Khanna

Okay. more Boeing think? better have you maybe was you wondering specifically, 'XX? -- do volume? Or Could I if in titanium grow I guess I guys you could XXXX -- what was visibility it what do on

Robert Wetherbee

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think I to we'll XXXX And titanium start I while XXXX, a to would it's hopefully, be destock. probably to XXXX, the going supply chain for say helps. levels. that take XXXX, back by to So

Gautam Khanna

It does. guess 'XX get the back will above mean, but levels. that I gradually be do -- it I expect you to in that. they'll 'XX,

Robert Wetherbee

right. That's

the not then just see be come we'll back going expect XXXX. destocking improvement levels. to XXXX, XXXX in the to to and It's We

Gautam Khanna

sense. makes That much. you Thank very Great.

Operator

next ahead our Markets. Capital question Please comes from Paretosh go And from Misra with your question. Berenberg

Paretosh Misra

high-performance metal think how Don as such cobalt Scott. on nickel? of question and tailwind there Bob, A morning, business. the higher Good much any prices, Is way you. Thank your and to about was from

Don Newman

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have low of would of been millions it single-digit So kind tailwind.

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Paretosh Misra

it. Got

it how So this does it? you I in do generally, segment, customers or through hedge it work? your to guess, more Or pass

Don Newman

It's a variety of contract structures.

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So we're happy with that construct.

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to going fundamentals. this We business profile. our dramatically on affect risk that's so And run

uncontrollable that a is And so us. eliminating volatility to priority

Paretosh Misra

from also just likely the I destocking. for it. And declined, is sure products, down sequentially the make But your it's alloy up details. looks that the all is, revenue but it want titanium-based quarter, it then like went on looked frame that's all like stream this Thanks because and Got which titanium in if previous it to sequentially it time. widebody

make So things driven just or largely the if to want are still it's by other if on? going sure widebody there

Robert Wetherbee

the in question, Yes. destocking Good say, airframe. and general and aerospace Paretosh. issue I'd widebody -- There's obviously,

is plate going armor about thing briefly transition. that's the The on, and we other talked it

bit to only going programs. is armor a of in little major down because transition So be a

of half, signs of second it engine into to expect back in stronger very that -- We to clearly, second we coming jet the as we the And look the back recovery positive. see be the half. start are

think, just it's But in will a know year. exactly supply progress can't of But coming. back great And when. should We chain make the half the we destocking mentioned it's in armor earlier, then the we predict as combo. on the titanium XXXX. we come that back So

Paretosh Misra

guys. Thanks, helpful. very That's

Operator

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Scott Minder

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