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 Cleveland, Ohio–June 16, 2014—I. Schumann & Co. LLC, brass and bronze ingot maker, recycler and supplier to the global foundry industry announces the product launch and availability of Biwalite™ C83470 to the North American and global markets. The alloy has received ASTM designation for B-30, B-584 and B-505 specifications.

Biwalite, a licensed product, may be sourced directly from Schumann and/or its sub-licensees. Biwalite is a lead free, bismuth-free and silicon-free copper alloy.

According to David Schumann, executive vice president, “Biwalite is the best alternative for lead-free options as it offers a sustainable solution due to its recyclability. The time is right to bring this alloy to market. Biwalite will broaden our product line and offer our customers a greener and more sustainable lead-free copper alloy.”

About I. Schumann & Co. LLC

I. Schumann & Co. LLC is a third and fourth generation family-owned and managed business. Schumann recycles and trades a wide variety of scrap and produces brass and bronze alloys in ingot and pellet forms.

Located in the southeastern Cleveland, Ohio suburb of Oakwood Village, Schumann is operating in its fourth location since the early 1900’s. ISO 9001:2008 certified processes ensure consistent production controls and quality.

Through continuous improvement, Schumann maintains an environmentally compliant and state-of-the-art facility. Safety and environmental stewardship provide direction for ingot making, recycling and scrap processing on-site. The company stocks a full-range of copper alloys and offers solutions for today’s dynamic marketplace. For more information, please visit


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