Sapa, Alcoa merge aluminum operations

June 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Jun2007, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p5
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The article reports that Orkla and Alcoa have signed and closed an agreement merging their aluminum profile operations to form an international company called Sapa AB. The new firm will have 19% and 27% market shares in Europe and North America, respectively. The combined net sales for the new firm was $4.2 billion in 2006. It will also have an estimated 12,000 employees.


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