Since 2008, it has also been designated as a “Leading SME”.
In order to increase the business, the company has been engaging in the foreign market with partnerships in Spain and Poland, in order to ensure an ongoing focus on quality vis-à-vis its customers.
In 1998, various investments were made, most notably in a new and modern plant that currently employs around 150 workers and is dedicated to improving working conditions in order to achieve productivity gains and optimise processes, as well as continuously improve products and after sales service. On 23 February 2000, AL’s Quality System received Quality Certificate no. 2000/CEP.1081 under the NP EN ISO 9002:1995 Standard.
On 26 March 2003, its Quality Management System was certified under the new NP EN ISO 9001:2000 Standard. Since 2005, AL has maintained a trade/production agreement with the Spanish company Uriarte Safybox, which has expanded the range of products available in the market, as well as strengthening its global market presence, which now extends to over 60 countries.
In 2007, under a new initiative and in response to market demands, AL began offering pre-equipped boxes and panels, in particular centralised metering units, special low voltage (SLV) meters, pre-fitted junction and protection boxes and, recently, column panels. Due to the growth of this business, in 2009, AL acquired a water jet cutter boasting the latest technology for mechanising casings, also offering this type of service to its customers.
On 27 July 2010, AL’s Quality Management System was certified under the new NP EN ISO 9001:2008 Standard.