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Industrial Info Resources

April 12, 2013 06:30 ET

Alcoa Thrives Despite Weak Metal Prices in First-Quarter 2013, Maintains Expectations for Demand Growth, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 12, 2013) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Aluminum producer Alcoa Incorporated (NYSE:AA) (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) emerged from a difficult 2012 to see solid improvement in first-quarter 2013. Despite weak metal prices, the company reported record profits in its downstream business, and improved results in its midstream and upstream businesses. Industrial Info is tracking more than $6 billion in active projects involving Alcoa.

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