IMPCO Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMCO) announced today that its Advanced Technology Center in Irvine, California, has formed a strategic technology alliance with NASA Space Shuttle rocket booster manufacturer, Thiokol Propulsion, Alcoa Industrial Components Group, a subsidiary of Alcoa Inc., (NYSE: AA). The alliance provides IMPCO access to over 1,000 Thiokol scientists, engineers and support personnel experienced in the handling and management of hydrogen fuel and allows IMPCO to advance the commercialization of Thiokol's unique composite conformable hydrogen fuel storage tank technology for the emerging automotive fuel cell markets.