Alcoa is one of the world's leading producers and managers of fabricated aluminum. It specializes in design, engineering and production services. The company offers flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions and forgings. Alcoa serves clients in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, commercial transportation and construction industries. It also provides wheels, fastening systems, and precision and investment castings under the Alcoa brand. The company maintains a staff of more than 62,000 employees in over 30 countries. In addition, Alcoa s subsidiaries include Alcoa Recycling Company, Alcoa Japan Limited, Kawneer France and Alcoa Asia Pacific. Founded in 1888, it operates in Australia, Brazil, China, Iceland, North America and Europe. The company s clients include Yutong Bus Company, Boeing and General Motors.