MARCH 2012

Coca-Cola Bottling System and Novelis sign aluminum agreement

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company LLC (CCBSS), the Coca-Cola entity purchasing aluminum can sheet for the Coca-Cola System in North America, and Novelis Inc., a producer of aluminum rolled products, have announced the signing of a multi-year agreement for the supply of aluminum can sheet. The agreement took effect January 1, 2012.

The agreement covers the supply of aluminum can body stock, can end stock and can tab stock to the various producers of beverage cans for Coca-Cola in North America.

The contract continues a decades-long relationship between the two companies and maintains Novelis’ role as the primary supplier of aluminum can sheet to Coca-Cola in North America.

In the context of the new contract, the companies have also agreed to dismiss litigation pending in the Georgia State Court System, relating to previous contractual terms.