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September Edition 2020

Arconic: Leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate, extrusions, and innovative architectural products

Arconic: Leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate, extrusions, and innovative architectural products

Arconic is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets.

The firm holds leading position in aluminum sheet and plate for the aerospace industry, and it is a market leader in providing aluminum sheet to the North American automotive market.

“We’re at the forefront of the automotive market’s historic shift to aluminum-intensive vehicles. Bumper to bumper, our aluminum sheet and extrusions are enabling safer, lighter, and more fuel efficient cars and trucks. In the air, we’re building the future of aviation with lighter, stronger aluminum and aluminum-lithium components,” Says Arconic team.

Arconic invented aluminum brazing sheet, and today, it holds leading positions in North America. Its proprietary multi-layer sheet solutions are a design enabler for advanced thermal management systems, offering increased efficiency regardless of application. And its world-class R&D center in Lancaster, PA is dedicated to brazing sheet product innovations. Arconic is a global leader for commercial transportation and industrial solutions. Through its global network of rolling mills, it provides a common portfolio of sheet products and extrusions to customers worldwide.

The company’s Building & Construction Systems business offers a comprehensive range of building façade products that define skylines around the world. Wherever you look - from a door to a window, a curtain wall to a roof – you can find BCS’ industry-leading brands. BCS’ innovation helps building teams realize their vision for modern, beautiful, and high-performing buildings.

Ethics

As a global company with operations in diverse cultural, political and economic environments, Arconic is committed to conducting business ethically and in compliance with all applicable laws. Arconic states, “We live our Values – everyone, every day, everywhere.”

Code of Conduct

Arconic’s Code of Conduct represents its commitment to integrity and an open, honest and ethical work environment. When faced with questions and challenges, it consults its Code of Conduct and remembers that its actions demonstrate who it is.

What Arconic is into?

Aerospace & Defense

Lightweight, high-strength aluminum has played a critical role in the aerospace industry since the Wright brothers’ first flight. Today, demand for new aircraft—driven by global population growth, increasing per capita incomes and higher penetration of air travel—continues to grow, and Arconic’s aerospace product offerings continue to advance the industry.

Arconic’s solutions range from the world’s largest fuselage panels and wing skins, to thick aluminum plate and extrusions for floor beams and seat tracks. With significant multi-year contracts among major commercial aircraft OEMs and framers, Arconic offers high-performance sheet, plate and extruded products for almost every aircraft in the sky.

Arconic also supplies high-strength aluminum to the defense and space industry. Across air, land and sea, its defense innovations maximize speed, agility and survivability. Collaborating with military and business partners, it creates sheet, plate and extruded solutions that are lighter, faster, stronger and more cost effective.

Across air, land and sea, its defense applications are protecting the protectors. In space, its materials science expertise helped land the Apollo spacecraft on the moon and launch the shuttle program. It continues to advance space exploration with solutions for launch vehicles, crew capsules, and more.

Building and Construction

Arconic Building & Construction Systems (BCS) is a global manufacturer of a comprehensive range of building façade products that define skylines around the world. Wherever you look - from a door to a window, a curtain wall to a roof – you can find BCS’ industry-leading brands. BCS’ innovation helps building teams realize their vision for modern, beautiful, and high-performing buildings.

Buildings shouldn’t be boring. That’s why Arconic Architectural Products’ Reynobond® | Reynolux® brands focus on innovation to bring an ever-expanding range of colors and textures to aluminum panels and sheet. With a commitment to quality and service, AAP’s manufacturing facilities in North America and Europe serve the global market with finishes for bold building designs.

Automotive and Commercial Transportation

For the material of today’s – and tomorrow’s – automobiles and commercial trucks, all roads lead to Arconic. Its lightweight aluminum sheet and extruded solutions are found bumper to bumper – from doors and hoods to heat exchangers.

“We develop and manufacture solutions that make cars, trucks, buses and railcars stronger, lighter and sharper looking – leading the way to a greener, more efficient future for the automotive and commercial transportation industries,” expresses Arconic.

In the automotive industry, material engineers are increasingly turning to aluminum to improve vehicle performance and fuel efficiency. Arconic innovation is leading the way with breakthrough products and technologies, like A951 – an award-winning pre-treatment that enables the cost-effective, mass-market shift from steel-based to aluminum-intensive vehicles.

Meet Timothy D. Myers

Mr. Myers is the Chief Executive Officer of Arconic Corporation. From October 2017 until April 2020, Mr. Myers was Executive Vice President and Group President, Global Rolled Products, which included the Extrusions and Building and Construction Systems businesses, of Arconic Inc. From May 2016 to June 2019, he served as Executive Vice President and Group President of Arconic Inc.'s Transportation and Construction Solutions segment, which then comprised Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products and Building and Construction Systems and which segment was eliminated in the third quarter of 2019, with the Building and Construction Systems business then moved to the Global Rolled Products segment.

Mr. Myers joined Arconic Inc. in 1991 as an automotive applications engineer in the Commercial Rolled Products Division, and held a series of engineering, marketing, sales and management positions with Arconic Inc. since that time.

“Today we continue to build on more than a century of innovation to help transform the way we fly, drive, and build.”


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