Alcoa Acquires Marina Accessibility Products

Friday, June 07, 2002
Alcoa Inc. has acquired the assets of Marina Accessibility Products, Inc., a manufacturer of marine access systems based in Surrey, BC, Canada.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marina Accessibility Products is known as the developer of the Ramp Rider, a gangway inclined lift system that enables people to move safely between unstable elevations in marine environments. The product consists of a self-leveling all-wheel-drive car that travels on a specialized gangway to provide access to floating docks.

The Ramp Rider will be manufactured at REDD Team Mfg, a maker of extruded aluminum products that is part of Alcoa Engineered Products business located in Keystone Heights, Fla.

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