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October 9, 2009

Alcoa Names 2009 Top Scrap Suppliers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--Alcoa North American Rolled Products (NARP) Scrap Purchasing announced today the Top Ten Scrap Suppliers, as we continue to apply the same high purchasing standards used with our supply base for the past five years. The suppliers are recognized as a result of their performance against key measurement criteria that focus on safety, quality, volume, and delivery. With this proven strategy, NARP Scrap Purchasing has been able to sustain our scrap purchasing requirements in a highly dynamic and changing marketplace.

The 2009 NARP Scrap Purchasing Top Ten Suppliers are:

American Iron and Metal LP [Montreal, Ontario]

Atlas Metal and Iron Corporation [Denver, Colorado]

Commercial Metals Company [Dallas, Texas]

M. Lipsitz and Company [Waco, Texas]

Metal Conversions Ltd [Mansfield, Ohio]

Omnisource / Omnisource SE Corporation [Fort Wayne, Indiana; Lyman, S. Carolina]

Service Aluminum Corporation [Baltimore, Maryland]

Shapiro Sales [St. Louis, Missouri]

Smelter Service Corporation [Mount Pleasant, Tennessee]

State Metal Industries [Camden, New Jersey]

NARP Scrap Purchasing’s measurement criteria for selecting candidates include:
 
Supplier Safety Programs
Environmental Compliance
Scrap Volume
Scrap Value/Savings to Alcoa Inc.
Quality
On-Time Delivery
Number of Alcoa Plants Supplied
Supplier growth and improving scrap product
 
About Alcoa

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) is the world leader in the production and management of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina combined, through its active and growing participation 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 including flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions, and forgings, Alcoa also markets Alcoa® wheels, fastening systems, precision and investment castings, and building systems. The Company has been named one of the top most sustainable corporations in the world at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for eight consecutive years. Alcoa employs approximately 63,000 people in 31 countries across the world. More information can be found at www.alcoa.com