March 22, 2012
Alcoa Publishes Updated Wheel Spec Data Guide
Informational catalog references complete product and technical details
Cleveland, OH (March 22, 2012) – Alcoa announced it has recently updated its comprehensive product handbook known as the 2012 Alcoa Commercial Vehicle Wheels Spec Data Guide (Spec Data Guide).
The Spec Data Guide features a complete product portfolio, including the industry’s lightest (58 lbs.) weight 14” wide base aluminum wheels. Users can refer to the Spec Data Guide for complete part catalog information, product names, and finish details, as well as complete technical information for Heavy Duty, Wide Base, Bus and select Medium Duty wheels. In addition, the Spec Data Guide now offers corresponding accessory information for each wheel part number. It serves as a one-stop-shop to reference Alcoa commercial vehicle wheels.
“Our customers must have a resource tool they find easy to use and effective in identifying their needs,” said Todd Hershberger, Director of Sales and Marketing, Alcoa Wheels. “We continue listening to feedback we receive from the field to update our Commercial Vehicle Wheels Spec Data Guide, and look forward to continuing to serve our customers with value added solutions.”
To download and print a copy of the 2012 Alcoa Commercial Vehicle Wheels Spec Data Guide, visit www.alcoawheels.com. For copies of the printed version, call Alcoa Customer Service at (800) 242-9898.
About Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products
Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, serves the commercial vehicle, automotive, and defense markets with products used in a range of applications including forged aluminum wheels, premium products such as Dura-Bright®, Dura-Flange®, LvL ONE® and M-Series™ medium truck wheels, as well as a variety of other aluminum components for these markets. AWTP is composed of three divisions: Commercial Vehicle Wheels, Forged Specialty Wheels and Transportation Products. It employs 1,500 people at 13 locations worldwide. More information can be found at www.alcoawheels.com.
Alcoa is the world’s leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, as well as the world’s largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina. In addition to inventing the modern-day aluminum industry, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets over the past 120 years. Among the solutions Alcoa markets are flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions, and forgings, as well as Alcoa® wheels, fastening systems, precision and investment castings, and building systems in addition to its expertise in other light metals such as titanium and nickel-based super alloys. Sustainability is an integral part of Alcoa’s operating practices and the product design and engineering it provides to customers. Alcoa has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for nine consecutive years and approximately 75 percent of all of the aluminum ever produced since 1888 is still in active use today. Alcoa employs approximately 59,000 people in 31 countries across the world. More information can be found at www.alcoa.com.