Titanium is an essential raw material for the aerospace industry. About one-fifth of the world’s titanium ore deposits are located in Ukraine. But the ongoing crisis in Ukraine is resulting in a supply bottleneck.
Components designed by computer and produced by a 3-D printer are becoming more commonplace. Leading the field is the aviation industry because it’s easy to make lightweight parts that are very durable.
New orders for machines made in Germany rebounded strongly in September after two months of slumping demand this summer. In particular, orders from countries outside of Europe rose significantly.
In an interview with DW, President George H.W. Bush talks about convincing Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev Germany should be reunited after the Fall of the Berlin Wall and his confidence in US-German relations.
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