World's leading producer of
primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina. Active in all
major aspects of the industry — technology, mining, refining,
smelting, fabricating and recycling.
Alcoa's aluminum products and
components are used worldwide in aircraft, automobiles, beverage cans,
buildings, chemicals, sports and recreation, and a wide variety of
industrial and consumer applications, including such Alcoa consumer
brands as Alcoa® wheels, Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil, and Baco®
Among its other businesses are
vinyl siding, packaging machinery, precision castings, closures, fiber
optic cables, and electrical distribution systems for cars and trucks.
Vital statistics: 127,000
Alcoans in 39 countries, $20.3 billion in revenues
In 2002 it was six times safer
to work at Alcoa than it was in 1991
Alcoa makes a very sustainable
product: of the 680 million tons of aluminum produced since the
industry began in 1886, 440 million are still in use.