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Alcoa Wheel Products Announces New Mack Contract Extension CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcoa Wheel Products, announced today that they have signed a contract
extension with Mack Trucks Inc. This contract extends Alcoa as Mack’s
primary supplier of forged aluminum truck wheels in North America.
Alcoa (NYSE:AA) invented the forged aluminum wheel in 1948 at which time
Mack became one of their very first customers to place Alcoa wheels on
their vehicles. Tim Myers, Alcoa Wheel Products Vice President and
General Manager for Commercial Vehicle Wheels was quoted as saying, “This
contract extension with Mack is a continuance of a relationship that
dates back nearly 60 years and we could not be more pleased.”
Myers went on to add, “The Mack and Alcoa
brands are synonymous with strength and durability which has also come
to define this relationship.”
About Alcoa Wheel Products
Alcoa Wheel Products is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and employs
more than 3,000 associates in seven locations globally. The Alcoa
business unit manufactures cast and forged aluminum wheels for the heavy
truck, automotive, and motorcycle industries, and is the global leader
in forged aluminum wheel products.
Alcoa is the world's leading producer and manager of primary aluminum,
fabricated aluminum and alumina facilities, and is active in all major
aspects of the industry. Alcoa serves the aerospace, automotive,
packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation and
industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production and other
capabilities of Alcoa's businesses to customers. In addition to aluminum
products and components, Alcoa also markets consumer brands including
Reynolds Wrap® foils and plastic wraps, Alcoa®
wheels, and Baco® household wraps. Among its
other businesses are closures, fastening systems, precision castings,
and electrical distribution systems for cars and trucks. The company has
129,000 employees in 44 countries and has been named one of the top most
sustainable corporations in the world at the World Economic Forum in
Davos, Switzerland. More information can be found at www.alcoa.com.