June 26, 2008

Aleris Rolled Products Europe Announces 3% Price Increase for Some Aluminium Flat Rolled Specialty Products

NEUHAUSEN AM RHEINFALL, Switzerland, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris Rolled Products Europe announced today a price increase of 3% on the total conversion price of coil and sheet delivered to the Specialty Product segments of Multi Layer Tubing and 5005 Anodized & Anodizing Quality.

The price increase is in response to increased costs for energy, transport, materials and other items and is effective for all new orders and contracts booked on or after July 1, 2008, that are not covered by existing contractual agreements.

Aleris Rolled Products Europe is a global leader in high-quality aluminium rolled products for numerous applications and has production facilities in Koblenz (Germany) and Duffel (Belgium), producing a wide range of high tech products for demanding industries such as the aircraft & aerospace industry, the automotive sector, the mould -, tool - and machine construction market, electro industry, building and household market. Aleris Rolled Products Europe is a business unit of Aleris International Inc. a global leader in aluminium rolled products and extrusions, aluminium recycling and specification alloy production. Headquartered in Beachwood, (Ohio, USA), Aleris operates 47 production facilities throughout the world, and employs approximately 8,800 employees. For more information on Aleris, visit http://www.aleris.com/ or http://www.aleris-europe.com/.

Aleris Rolled Products Europe

CONTACT: Spokes person: Eddy Caers, Director Sales Specialty Products,Tel. +32-476-22-11-03