Alcomet - Providing opportunities

Timeline

  • 1968
  • 1977
  • 1980
  • 1981
  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2012
  • 2014
  • 1968

    Project to build up an aluminium processing plant in Shumen was initiated.

  • 1977

    Extrusion Shop starts production.

  • 1980

    Rolling Shop starts production.

  • 1981

    Inauguration of the plant on 28.11.1981 during the celebrations for 1300-th anniversary since the Foundation of Bulgaria.

     

  • 1999

    On 13.09.1999 FAF Metal Ltd. purchases the majority of the shares.

  • 2000

    24.06.2000 – company name is changed to Alcomet AD.

  • 2003

    2003 – 2004 – complete revamping of Rolling Shop facilities by VAI, UK

  • 2004

    Acquisition of powder coating line for profiles.

  • 2005

    New billet casting line WAGSTAFF starts production. Complete revamping of 2000-ton press.

  • 2007

    Acquisition of new 1300-ton press.

  • 2008

    New 1800-ton press starts production.

  • 2009

    2009-2010 – in Rolling Shop new cut-to-length and degreasing line MONARCH STAMCO and new foil-slitting and lubrication line SCHMUTZ 756 start production.

  • 2012

    2012-2013 – commissioning of new casting line and new foil breakdown mill MINO. For this investment project Alcomet is awarded Certificate for investments Grade A.

  • 2014

    New 600-ton press starts operation.

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