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  Alumina production to benefit from strong demand and robust pricing

Alcoa’s leading alumina production will continue to benefit from strong demand and robust pricing.

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  Autos will use more Aluminum.

In the quest to achieve increased gas mileage, the auto industry will need to utilize higher aluminum content to lower the weight of automobiles. My Corvette gets 32 highway mpg partially due to it's 3200 pound weight which is achieved by the extensive use of aluminum structual components.

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  Strengthening aerospace industry will continue to supply strong profits

Alcoa’s exposure to a strengthening aerospace industry will continue to supply strong profits.

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  Acquisitions will increase revenue flow

On June 30, 2010 Alcoa announced that it will acquire Traco, a privately-held maker of commercial doors and windows. This acquisition will offer Alcoa enhanced markets in North America and will contribute to Alcoa Building and Construction Systems.

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  Improved efficiency in transportation sector

Reducing weight while maintaining material strength will lead to more efficient vehicles

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  Improvement in profit margins in its packaging sector

Alcoa will improve its weak profit margins in its packaging sector through cost reductions, divestitures and new product capability.

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