Alcoa Global Commercial Transportation and Industrial Products announces Price Increases
Düsseldorf, Germany – November 8, 2012 - Alcoa Global Commercial Transportation and Industrial Products announces today with immediate effect a price increase on its conversion prices for their Distribution business for all mill finish Commercial Rolled Products including General Engineering Plates produced in Europe.

For all January 2013 orders placed on or after November 8th 2012, a 60 €/MT increase on the base conversion revenue is effective. For agreements extending beyond January, these will be subject to a separate review. All existing orders and binding agreements confirmed before November 8th 2012 will be honored.
“The adaptation of prices is a result of the metal premium increase and sustained pressure on both our costs and profitability in the rolled products business over recent months.” says Bernd Schäfer, Commercial Vice President Global Commercial Transportation and Industrial.
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