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Helping architects, builders and project teams realize their vision for modern, beautiful, high-performing buildings: Arconic Corporation


All architects and builders face challenges throughout the life cycle of a construction project. And some of the most significant challenges posed to construction project are to find best and cost effective precision engineered products. In the light on foregoing, Arconic has been an exemplary innovator since its founding at Alcoa in 1888. The company’s expansion has helped to shape the aerospace, automotive and building and construction industries since the days of the Wright brothers and Henry Ford.

It was on November 1, 2016 that Arconic was launched as a global leader in multi-material, precision-engineered products and solutions for high-growth markets, following our successful separation from Alcoa’s bauxite, alumina and aluminum products units. The firm states, “Today we continue to build on more than a century of innovation to help transform the way we fly, drive, and build.”

How is Arconic helpful?

The company provides highly-variant aluminum sheet, plate and extruded products for the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, brazing and industrial markets. It also a key supplier to the building and construction market, with innovative products and systems that help architects, builders and project teams realize their vision for modern, beautiful, high-performing buildings.

Aerospace and automotive products: The company as explained above is the market leader in aluminum sheet plate for the aerospace industry and also to the North American automotive market. The company is at the forefront of the automotive market’s historic shift to aluminum-intensive vehicles.

Their aluminum sheet and extrusions are a great hit, it enables safer, lighter, and more fuel efficient cars and trucks. In the air, Arconic is building the future of aviation with lighter, stronger aluminum and aluminum-lithium components.

Brazing, Commercial Transportation and Industrial Solutions: Arconic is very well known for aluminum brazing sheet for which it today 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. It is a global leader for commercial transportation and industrial solutions. Through our global network of rolling mills, we provide a common portfolio of sheet products and extrusions to customers worldwide.

A Trusted Partner

Arconic’s Spectrochemical Reference Materials business has been a trusted manufacturer and supplier of certified reference materials (CRMs) and reference materials (RMs) for compositional analysis for over 70 years.  Accredited to ISO Guide 34, ISO 17025, and ISO 9001, Arconic Spectrochemical Reference Materials offers more than 340 different aluminum alloys for elemental analysis of wrought and casting alloys.  Arconic CRMs and RMs are designed to support analysis by Spark-AES, XRF, LIBS, ICP, ICP-MS, and inert gas fusion.   In addition, Arconic Spectrochemical Reference Materials is the only producer of specialty CRMs made to customer specifications.


Human Rights Program

Arconic upholds the highest standards for the protection of human rights and is committed to ensuring that all people who work for or with Arconic are treated with dignity and respect. “Our approach to issues involving human rights is guided by our Values and internationally recognized human rights standards. Our Human Rights Policy communicates that we will not tolerate forced, compulsory or child labor, as well as discrimination or harassment of any kind in our global operations.”

For the Employees

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). Arconic is in compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.

The success of its customers, shareholders, communities and employees is driven largely by the unique advantage created by its diverse employees. It is dependent upon an inclusive environment that embraces change, new ideas, respect for the individual, and which fosters an equal opportunity environment for success. At Arconic, the team lives its values and has zero tolerance for discrimination, intimidation or harassment of any kind.

Meet Mr. Myers

Timothy D. 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. Prior to that assignment, he was President of Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products, from June 2009 to May 2016. Mr. Myers was Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Vehicle Wheels for the Alcoa Wheel Products business from January 2006 to June 2009. 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.

“we’re building the future of aviation with lighter, stronger aluminum and aluminum-lithium components.”