Alcoa Names 2009 Top Scrap Suppliers

October 9, 2009

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.

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.
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
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