Alcoa Completes Traco Acquisition

August 2, 2010

Premier Maker of Windows and Doors Joins Alcoa Building and
Construction Systems

NEW YORK–Alcoa (NYSE: AA) announced today it has completed the acquisition of
privately held Traco, a premier maker of windows and doors for the
commercial building and construction market. Traco is now part of
Alcoa’s global Building and Construction Systems business. Terms were
not disclosed.

“We are excited about the growth potential that Traco brings to Alcoa,”
said Glen Morrison, President of Alcoa Building and Construction
Systems. “Together we will offer our expanded customer base a
comprehensive product portfolio to help them meet increasingly complex
commercial construction requirements.”

TRACO, founded in 1943 as the Three Rivers Aluminum Company, employs 650
people at its one-million-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing
operation in Cranberry Township, PA, north of Pittsburgh. Traco offers a
full range of window and door manufacturing and services, including
engineering, extrusion, finishing and electrostatic painting, glass
insulation and tempering, and glass lamination.

Alcoa Building and Construction Systems is a global provider of
architectural systems, services and building products to the
construction market, serving customers throughout North America, Europe,
North Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Alcoa Building and Construction
Systems includes the Kawneer brand of architectural aluminum systems,
and Alcoa Architectural Products. Kawneer designs, develops and sells
windows, doors, curtain walls, sliding patio doors and conservatories
throughout the world. Alcoa Architectural Products sells the Reynobond®
aluminum composite material and Reynolux® brand of coil coated aluminum
sheet. Alcoa Building and Construction Systems has 31 operating
locations in 13 countries.

About Alcoa
Alcoa is the world’s leading producer of primary
aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina. In addition to inventing the
modern-day aluminum industry, Alcoa innovation has been behind major
milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and
construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and
industrial markets over the past 120 years. Among the solutions Alcoa
markets are flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions, and forgings,
as well as Alcoa® wheels, fastening systems, precision and investment
castings, and building systems in addition to its expertise in other
light metals such as titanium and nickel-based super alloys.
Sustainability is an integral part of Alcoa’s operating practices and
the product design and engineering it provides to customers. Alcoa has
been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for eight
consecutive years and approximately 75 percent of all of the aluminum
ever produced since 1888 is still in active use today. Alcoa employs
approximately 59,000 people in 31 countries across the world. More
information can be found at
Additional information on Alcoa’s Building and Construction Systems
businesses can be found at