Alcoa Fastening Systems Receives Best Supplier of the Year Award from KHI

August 3, 2010

TORRANCE, Calif.–(NYSE:AA) – Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) was recently recognized as
Best Supplier of the Year by Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI),
Ltd. AFS was selected as one of only five companies to receive the award
from KHI, in recognition of its outstanding performance in maintaining
high quality; on-time delivery; and quick, responsible action throughout

Craig Brown, VP of Global Aerospace Customers and Marketing for AFS
said, “We are honored to receive this award. Quality, delivery and
customer support are considered critical aspects of our business, and we
appreciate being recognized by one of our strategic customers. This is a
result of our strong working relationship with KHI.”

Alcoa Fastening Systems, a business unit of Alcoa, 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 over 5,500
employees at 29 manufacturing and distribution/logistics locations, in
11 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: 1714 278 8726; e-mail: