Alcoa’s Kunshan Plant in China Named Supplier of the Year by Modine-Asia

November 18, 2010

NEW YORK–Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced that its Global Rolled Products plant in
Kunshan, China was named Supplier of the Year by Modine-Asia, a
worldwide leader in thermal management systems and components. Alcoa’s
Kunshan plant supplies Modine-Asia with high-quality brazing sheet used
in the automotive, industrial, and specialty markets.

Criteria for Modine-Asia’s Supplier of the Year award covers numerous
areas, including: quality, supply chain effectiveness, competitiveness,
and long-term relationship. Alcoa’s Kunshan plant is a defect-free
supplier and supported Modine’s implementation of a new aluminum alloy
across the globe. The Alcoa alloy (0301) enables Modine to produce the
same high-quality across their operations. Alcoa plants that
participated in the coordinated effort were: Kunshan, Köfém, Hungary and
Lancaster, PA. The award was presented by Tom Marry, VP Modine-Asia in
front of the Modine management team and more than 100 representatives of
domestic and international suppliers.

Alcoa is working with Modine to explore ways to expand their work into
additional markets using Alcoa aluminum alloys to replace other
materials and take advantage of Alcoa’s abilities to reduce system
costs, increase performance and generate considerable energy savings in
cooling & heating.

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

About Modine

Modine, with fiscal 2010 revenues of $1.2 billion, specializes in
thermal management systems and components, bringing highly engineered
heating and cooling technology and solutions to diversified global
markets. Modine products are used in light, medium and heavy-duty
vehicles, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment,
off-highway and industrial equipment, refrigeration systems, and fuel
cells. The company employs approximately 6,000 people at 30 facilities
worldwide in 14 countries. For more information about Modine, visit