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Constellium supports the "Aluminium Closures - Turn 360" campaign promoting aluminium benefits in packaging closures systems

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PARIS -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 -- As the worldwide leading supplier of aluminium strip
and sheets for the aluminium closures market, Constellium is at the
forefront of
an ambitious pan-European promotion campaign "Aluminium Closures -Turn
along with the leading European manufacturers of aluminium closures,
through the
European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA).

The campaign is intended to enhance public awareness about aluminium
closures as
an intelligent and economic alternative to other closure systems.
closures offer many benefits in areas like taste and quality,
sustainability and
recycling, convenience, technology, cost efficiency, and design. Providing
easy-to-grasp information and the latest scientific findings
sustainability, the aluminium closure industry takes a clear
path in
demonstrating its superior characteristics.

"Our sales for the aluminium closures market have been growing strongly
in the
last years. This is the best solution for wine, spirits, water and other
of products such as olive oils. In particular, wine makers are
recognizing the great advantages of having a screwed on aluminium
closure, and
the high quality of Constellium's metal solutions," said Raphael Thevenin,
& Marketing Director - Aluminium Rigid Packaging at Constellium.

"The growing interest in aluminium closures can expand much further with a
global outreach to the wine community. This is why Constellium has been
participating in the working group at the origin of this campaign. Together
our customers we can be faster, more efficient in promoting the
closures than as individual companies".

The "Aluminium Closures - Turn 360°" campaign is rolled-out
through a
multilingual website designed to appeal in particular decision makers
in the
wine sector, thus providing extensive information on the multiple
benefits of
aluminium use in closures. More public relations activities will run
Europe during 2013 as an integral part of the promotional campaign. A
selection of aluminium closure images is available on
www.aluminium- : www.aluminium-

About Constellium

Constellium, formerly Alcan Engineered Products, is a global sector leader
develops innovative, value added aluminium products and solutions for a
scope of markets and applications, including aerospace, mass
automotive, packaging, energy and building and construction.

With over 9,000 employees Constellium is structured in 3 Business Units:
Aerospace, Transportation and Industry (Global ATI); Specialty Sheet;
& Automotive Structures. Constellium, with headquarters in Paris, is owned
affiliates of Apollo Global Management (51%), Rio Tinto (39%) and the
"Fonds Stratégique d'Investissement" FSI (10%). Constellium generated
billion of revenue in 2011. :

About the Aluminium Closures Group

The Aluminium Closures Group is composed by the leading European
of aluminium closures and screw caps and supported by Constellium and
manufacturers of aluminium strip and sheet for closures. Members represent
than 80% of the global aluminium closures production for wine and are
grouped in
the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA). :

About EAFA

The European Aluminium Foil Association is the international body
companies engaged in the rolling and rewinding of alufoil and in the
of aluminium closures and alufoil containers as well as of all kinds of
packaging. Its more than 100 member companies are based in Western,
Central and
Eastern Europe. Founded in 1974, it has its roots in associations dating
back to
the 1920s. :

Constellium supports the Aluminium Closures Turn 360°: :

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