Alcoa Forms New Wheels Business

Dec. 8, 2004
Alcoa forms new wheels business

Alcoa is combining its Cast Auto Wheels business unit with the wheel divisions of Alcoa Wheel and Forged Products to form Alcoa Wheel Products (AWP).

The new unit will offer cast and forged aluminum wheels to commercial vehicle, automotive, motorcycle and specialty markets.

Kevin Kramer has been appointed president of AWP. Most recently, Kramer served as president of a separate Alcoa business unit; prior to that he held positions in global marketing at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

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