Alcoa Fastening Systems Simi Valley Receives Raytheon Supplier Excellence Award

March 22, 2010

TORRANCE, Calif.–Alcoa Fastening Systems’ (AFS) Distribution/Logistics Center in Simi
Valley, CA, was recognized with a Supplier Excellence Award for its
quality and performance by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems.

Raytheon recognizes its suppliers based on three important factors:
on-time delivery measures, sustained performance on quality, and
commitment to continuous process and quality improvement.

“Our products and services will provide an unprecedented level of
technological capability for Raytheon,” said Alcoa Fastening Systems
Sales Director, Lisa Robertson. “Ultimately, these products will help
protect the brave men and women of the United States Military. We are
committed to satisfying our customers by delivering safe and reliable
products and services.”

Alcoa Fastening Systems’ role in various programs to support Raytheon
dates back to the mid 1980’s. AFS has been supplying fasteners for the
Patriot Air & Missile Defense System, the Hawk Air Defense System, the
Seapower Capability Systems, as well as for various radar systems.

Alcoa Fastening Systems, a business unit of Alcoa (NYSE:AA), is a
leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of fastening systems
including specialty fasteners, fluid fittings, assembly components, and
installation systems for aerospace and industrial applications.
Headquartered in Torrance, California, the company has more than 5,500
employees at 29 manufacturing and distribution/logistics locations, in
10 countries.

For more information about Alcoa Fastening Systems, visit
For information about its complete line of Aerospace Products,
please contact Ms. Anne Brown, Manager, Global Marketing Communications,
Tel: 1 714 449 4374; Fax: 1 714 278 8726; e-mail: