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SETTING THE PACE FOR THE INDUSTRY MAKING THE CASE In the fast moving world of today's automotive industry, manufacturers demand only the best results from their suppliers. Sapa Extrusions North America has been supplying the auto industry for more than a decade, providing lightweight aluminum that helps make improved fuel economy a reality for companies around the globe. It's what we call Aluminology™, and it brings our best engineers, metallurgists, and production teams together to create innovative aluminum extrusion solutions for our customers. Delivering the quality you expect Performance you need to meet your budget Full quality inspection Closer tolerances Sapa teams are constantly responding to the needs of a changing automotive industry. Most recently, Sapa has designed and implemented a high speed automated cell at its Cressona facility for cutting, deburring, marking and qualifying close tolerance automotive ABS blocks. With integrated laser inspection equipment, this new fabrication cell can measure multiple fabrication and extrusion dimensions simultaneously to verify each part meets the customer's exact requirements. Closer tolerances and faster speed are now a reality. The new line can cut, deburr and validate a part 30% faster than other manufacturers. For our customers, this means the high quality they need and the capacity to meet increasing demand. For Sapa, it's all part of doing the job. Being the industry leader also means looking ahead, and Sapa continues to set the pace for the industry by demonstrating the amazing design, fabrication, and performance features of aluminum extrusions. It's just one more example of how Sapa Aluminology is finding solutions to our customers' needs. Scan the code to learn more about Sapa Extrusions North America automotive capabilities: One Company, One Call, 877-710-7272 | www.sapagroup.com/NA Unlimited Solutions NorthAmerica.Sales@sapagroup.com

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