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Alcoa Inc. Signs 5-Year Global Purchase Agreement with Citect

August 172004
Sydney, Australia – Citect, (ASX: CTL), a global provider of enterprise solutions, is pleased to announce a 5-year global purchase agreement with world-leading aluminum producer – Alcoa Inc. The agreement includes the adoption by Alcoa Inc. of Citect software and systems as a corporate standard worldwide, with the sales value of licenses and support over the five years, anticipated to be in excess of $5 million AUD.

“Alcoa Inc. has chosen to increase the adoption of our solutions. We will strongly commit our resources to ensure the value that Citect provides to Alcoa Inc. sites throughout the world,” said Darren Trumeter, President of Citect Americas.

Already operating on several of Alcoa Inc. (aluminum) sites throughout America, Europe, Asia and Australia, the agreement will see the roll out of Citect’s solutions across additional sites as Alcoa Inc. replaces and upgrades its legacy plant control systems. Standardizing on Citect solutions will enable Alcoa Inc. to leverage the advantages of reliability across all locations, resulting in improved productivity, and reduced risk and total cost of ownership.

“This agreement elevates the 7-year relationship between Alcoa Inc. and Citect to a new level where closer collaboration and shared knowledge and expertise, will deliver improvements not only to production processes, but also to the business as a whole,” said Wayne Morris, CEO and MD, Citect Corporation Ltd.

“Citect is proactively accelerating its corporate strategy to increase the number of global key accounts, we are delighted with the opportunities this agreement brings.”

About Alcoa Inc.: www.alcoa.com.

About Citect
Citect is a global business solutions provider and leader in industrial automation and information management. In terms of both revenue and market, it is one of the top 5 multi-national, Australian-owned technology companies. It works with leading manufacturers and resource providers in numerous industries, including food and beverage, mining, water, facilities monitoring, gas pipelines and power distribution. Citect is headquartered in Sydney Australia, has 20 offices in Australia, USA, Europe, China and Africa, and its CitectHMI, SCADA, Plant2Business and IIM products and services are sold throughout more than 50 countries worldwide. It is listed on the ASX under “CTL”.

For more information, Contact Citect or visit their website at www.citect.com.
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