Alcoa Named by Fortune as Most Admired Metals Company in the World for Three Consecutive Years

  Alcoa Named by Fortune as Most Admired Metals Company in the World for Three
  Consecutive Years

  Alcoa on Fortune’s “Most Admired” List since annual ranking began in 1983

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- February 27, 2014

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) has been named the most admired metals company in the world
for the third consecutive year in Fortune magazine’s prestigious annual
ranking on corporate reputation. Alcoa has been on the Most Admired list since
Fortune began the annual ranking 31 years ago.

Alcoa also received top ranking in eight of the nine key attributes:
innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility,
quality of management, financial soundness, long term investment, and quality
of products and services.

"It is an honor for Alcoa to be named the most admired metals company for the
third consecutive year," said Alcoa Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Klaus
Kleinfeld. "This recognition is a tribute to Alcoa’s 60,000 employees around
the world who are committed to serving our customers and communities every
day, and to the growing importance of innovative, lightweight metals to modern

Fortune's Most Admired list is based on surveys of executives, directors and
analysts who rate companies in their own industry.

The complete list of the World’s Most Admired Companies, and related stories,
will appear in Fortune’s March 17 issue, available on newsstands next week.

About Alcoa

A global leader in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing, Alcoa
innovates multi-material solutions that advance our world. Our technologies
enhance transportation, from automotive and commercial transport to air and
space travel, and improve industrial and consumer electronics products. We
enable smart buildings, sustainable food and beverage packaging,
high-performance defense vehicles across air, land and sea, deeper oil and gas
drilling and more efficient power generation. We pioneered the aluminum
industry over 125 years ago, and today, our 60,000 people in 30 countries
deliver value-add products made oftitanium, nickel and aluminum, and produce
best-in-class bauxite, alumina and primary aluminum products. For more
information, visit, follow @Alcoa on Twitter at and follow us on Facebook at


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