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Precision Castparts Completes Acquisition Of Timet

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE:PCP) (PCC) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Titanium Metals Corporation (NYSE:TIE) (Timet). Timet has been a subsidiary of ELIT Acquisition Sub Corp. (Acquisition Sub), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PCC, since December 21, 2012. Acquisition Sub, as the owner of more than 90% of the outstanding shares of Timet common stock, completed a short-form merger with Timet on January 7, 2013, as a result of which Timet became a wholly-owned subsidiary of PCC. Each remaining share of Timet common stock not tendered in PCC's previous tender offer for Timet shares (other than shares as to which holders properly exercise appraisal rights) was converted in the merger into the right to receive $16.50 without interest and less any applicable withholding of taxes. As a result of the merger, Timet common stock will cease to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

About Precision Castparts Corp.

Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, PCC is the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. PCC also manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries.

The Precision Castparts Corp. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8204

About Titanium Metals Corporation

Timet offers a full range of titanium products, including ingot and slab, forging billet, and mill forms. Timet is vertically integrated, capable of making its own titanium sponge. In 2011, more than 75 percent of Timet's sales were to aerospace and defense end markets, with PCC representing more than 15 percent of total sales. Timet operates seven primary melting or mill facilities in Henderson, Nevada; Toronto, Ohio; Morgantown, Pennsylvania; Vallejo, California; Witton, England; Waunarlwydd, Wales; and Ugine, France, and employs approximately 2,750 people.

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