Ellicott City, MD --(10/18/2012)-- Alcoa (NYSE:AA) recognized Service Aluminum Corp as one of the Top North American Scrap Suppliers for 2012. This marks the second time Service Aluminum has been honored by Alcoa's Scrap purchasing group as one of the best scrap suppliers in terms of safety, quality, volume breadth of supply to multiple locations, and delivery performance.
"Working closely with suppliers and recognizing their efforts to deliver high-quality scrap in a safe and reliable manner continues to be an important component of our overall plan to continue to grow the usage of scrap into our locations," said Gary S. Doughty, North American Scrap Materials Manager. "In 2012, we enhanced our program to provide feedback to our suppliers on how they are performing against our scorecard. We’ve had positive response from numerous suppliers regarding the quarterly feedback that this helps them to help us. We plan to continue with this initiative as we look to the future to meet our growing need for scrap across our North American facilities," added Doughty.
Since its founding in 1987, Service Aluminum has grown into a leading supplier of scrap aluminum with a strong focus on customer care.
"Being given this honor for the second time is monumental," said Service Aluminum's Vice President Ed Klawansky. "We have fostered strong relationships with numerous trading partners and our expert team is attending to every detail, so we are extremely gratified to receive this recognition for our hard work."