Allvac, an Allegheny Technologies company, is among the world s leaders in the production of nickel-base and cobalt-base superalloys, titanium-base alloys and specialty steels for the aerospace industry. Allegheny Technologies is one of the world's largest and most diversified producers of specialty materials. The company operates production facilities, service centers and sales offices throughout the United States and in 17 other countries, including a location in Richburg, S.C. It employs more than 8,800 people. Allvac, Allvac Ltd, Wah Chang, and Titanium International constitute the High Performance Metals group of Allegheny Technologies. Allvac provides the industry with one source for high-performance metals requirements. Allvac Metals Company was founded in 1957 and maintains its headquarters in Monroe, N.C.