John Sims joined ATI in 1996 as a product metallurgist at our continuous bar and rod mill operations in Richburg, SC. He advanced through a variety of technical and operational responsibilities at ATI Allvac, including being named Vice President, Operations for ATI Allvac in 2002. In 2011, Mr. Sims was named Executive Vice President, ATI Primary Metals and Exotic Alloys and President, ATI Wah Chang. In February 2013, he was named Executive Vice President, Primary Titanium Operations, and Engineered Alloys and Products. Prior to joining ATI, Mr. Sims served in a variety of operational and staff assignments during a 14-year career in the United States Navy. He earned a B.S. Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Florida, and a M.S. Mechanical/Materials Engineering degree from the Naval Post Graduate School.This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations and include known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which we are unable to predict or control, that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to materially differ from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements is contained in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We assume no duty to update our forward-looking statements. Building the World’s Best Specialty Materials Company™ Allegheny Technologies Incorporated is one of the largest and most diversified specialty metals producers in the world with revenues of approximately $4.6 billion for the twelve months ending June 30, 2013. ATI has approximately 10,900 full-time employees world-wide who use innovative technologies to offer global markets a wide range of specialty metals solutions. Our major markets are aerospace and defense, oil and gas/chemical process industry, electrical energy, medical, automotive, food equipment and appliance, construction and mining, and machine and cutting tools. Our products include titanium and titanium alloys, nickel-based alloys and superalloys, engineered forgings and castings, zirconium, hafnium, and niobium alloys, grain-oriented electrical steel, stainless and specialty steels, and tungsten materials. The ATI website is www.ATImetals.com.