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January 23, 2007

Alcoa Wheel Products Introduces New InTire(TM) Management System

Web-based, Fleet Management Tool Provides Real Time Data

CLEVELAND--Alcoa Wheel Products broadens its area of expertise and services with the introduction of its new InTire™ Management System.

The company’s new InTire™ Management System is a state-of-the-art, web-based fleet maintenance management tool that provides real time data on tire pressure and tread depth throughout an entire fleet.

The software’s ability to accurately and continuously monitor tire pressure and tread depth allows for additional benefits including:
  • Maximizing tire life and ensuring tire safety
  • Increasing productivity in maintenance procedures
  • Full cost reporting capability including the ability to generate customized reports
  • Raising fuel economy
  • Providing financial savings

Alcoa Wheel Products’ InTire™ Management System’s easy-to-use web interface and wireless data collection also means less downtime for manual safety procedures, as well as faster information flow to management.

In addition, through a series of add on programs, Alcoa Wheel Products’ InTire™ Management System offers the ability to monitor a limitless number of preventative maintenance checks such as fluid levels and filter conditions, therefore, working as an entire fleet maintenance application.

For more information on Alcoa Wheel Products’ new InTire™ Management System or Alcoa Wheel Products, call 1-800-242-9898, ext. 5. or visit

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.

About Alcoa

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) 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(R) foils and plastic wraps, Alcoa(R) wheels, and Baco(R) 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 43 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