Aleris Secures New Multi-Year Contract with Embraer

Supply of technically advanced alloys to strengthen the companies' longstanding relationship

CLEVELAND, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris has signed a new multi-year contract with Embraer to supply aluminum flat rolled products for use in the production of all Embraer aircraft. The renewed contract agreement includes the supply of technically advanced alloys and extends the portfolio of products for different applications. The expanded relationship demonstrates how Aleris continues to meet Embraer's high expectations as its primary supplier of aluminum flat rolled products.

"Our continued investment in growing our technical capabilities has enabled us to further expand our relationship with Embraer, and we look forward to working with them to achieve their aircraft manufacturing and design goals," Sean Stack, Aleris chairman and CEO said. "With a world class aerospace aluminum plate facility in Asia Pacific, we are also uniquely positioned to help them meet aerospace demand in the region which is projected to experience the most significant growth."

The contract includes the supply of material from the company's facilities in Koblenz, Germany and Zhenjiang, China, the latter of which represents a greenfield project for Aleris which opened in 2013.

About Aleris

Aleris is a privately held, global leader in aluminum rolled products serving diverse industries including aerospace, automotive, building and construction, commercial transportation and industrial manufacturing. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Aleris operates production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.aleris.com.

About Embraer

Embraer is the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing customer support and services.

The company maintains industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers, among other activities, across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.

For more information, please visit http://www.embraer.com/global

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