Gregory Vousvounis
Value, growth at reasonable price, long-term horizon, long only

Carpenter Tech: A Rare Gem In The Materials Sector

Carpenter Technology Corp (NYSE:CRS) is a manufacturer of a variety of special metal alloys most of which are used in life-critical applications in various industries. Carpenter's products are found in the aerospace, defense, energy, medical, transportation, industrial and consumer industries.

What makes Carpenter special and different from other metallurgic companies is that the critical factor that its alloys play in its customers manufacturing processes. Carpenter isn't another commodity producer but a high-end manufacturer with a recognizable brand and a reputation for high-quality products.

This however isn't by accident but by design. Carpenter runs a very focused operation and it's focused on two things: operational efficiency and being the leader in its niche markets. Through its leadership in high-quality...

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