14 Total Quotes

Alain Belda Quotes

We are focused on managing what is under our control,
Alain Belda
#Control

Despite significantly higher energy prices which offset more favorable metal prices, we achieved solid cost savings results from the restructuring undertaken over the last two years...,
Alain Belda
#Energy

While we are not pleased with the short term impact the labor issues have had on our bottom line, our actions are aimed at enhanced global competitiveness of our North American operations,
Alain Belda
#Labor

achieve future sustained savings and profitable growth.
Alain Belda
#Future

We are experiencing the bottom-line impact of productivity improvements and the elimination of waste,
Alain Belda
#Productivity

A reduced upstream pricing environment and higher energy costs affected out results this quarter.
Alain Belda
#Energy

We have an aggressive productivity program, but it has not offset the impact of escalating costs in energy and raw materials and the speed at which they are flowing through.
Alain Belda
#Energy

Looking to the fourth quarter, we expect to continue to benefit from recent acquisitions, our cost reduction program, and the seasonal strength of our packaging and consumer business, ... However, we also expect the softness to continue in the construction, transportation, building and distribution markets and see no relief from the higher energy prices.
Alain Belda
#Acquisition

Despite increasing softness in the construction, transportation, building, and distribution markets, as well as significantly higher energy prices, Alcoa achieved record performance as a result of rapid integration of new acquisitions and execution of its cost-cutting initiative,
Alain Belda
#Energy

As we move forward to the fourth quarter, Alcoa expects to benefit from the current strength in aluminum prices, the continued integration of our recent acquisitions, the cost-reduction program and the seasonal strength of our packaging and consumer business,
Alain Belda
#Strength

With the competitive and efficient energy source, the access to skilled labor, and efficient proximity to alumina supplies and customers, the Trinidad smelter will be ideally placed to compete for its share of the world market in primary aluminum. It also creates a solid foundation for the development of an integrated aluminum industry to further diversify and strengthen the economy of Trinidad and Tobago. In terms of technology, design, and environmental performance, this will be a world-class facility.
Alain Belda
#Energy

This venture deepens our investment in expanding our flat-rolled products capabilities globally and increases our manufacturing flexibility and productivity.
Alain Belda
#Flexibility

While we are still fighting inflationary pressures, cost increases have slowed from last year, and our restructuring and efficiency initiatives have helped strengthen profitability.
Alain Belda
#Efficiency

I will not mortgage the future of the company.
Alain Belda
#Company