Platts named Alcoa Metals Company of the Year, the publication’s highest award, for all-around excellence in executing a metals strategy. The company also received the Aluminum Industry Leadership Award for taking decisive action resulting in substantial transformation in the industry and for demonstrating leadership, innovation and financial success. Alcoa has been undergoing a significant transformation, building its value-add portfolio of multi-material, innovation-rich businesses, and creating a globally competitive commodity business.

“By transforming Alcoa, we’re increasing profitable growth in our value-add portfolio, and better controlling our own destiny in the commodity business,” said Alcoa Chairman and CEO Klaus Kleinfeld. “This transformation strategy, combined with the talent and energy of our 59,000 Alcoans, is helping to build an even stronger future for our Company and delivering value to our shareholders.”

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