Recognizing that our clients often need assistance across a broad spectrum of their operations, we have consciously assembled a team of scientists and engineers in many disciplines of aluminum processing. The result is a unique, technical, and problem-solving team offering proven solutions at every stage of your manufacturing operation.

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Our Metallurgical Consulting services cover all phases from raw material selection through final product quality control. Our expertise includes remelt, casting, hot and cold-working, thermo-mechanical processing, product finishing, quality control, and much more.

We provide metallurgical diagnostics and problem solving, manufacturing cost control and yield improvement, quality planning, energy saving strategies, melt loss prevention, and environmental compliance assistance.

We offer in depth techno-economic analysis and planning on any scale from the full plant scope to specific sub-processes. Our services include:

  • Preparation of technical and financial reports for return on investment (ROI) analysis
  • Feasibility studies for modernization, expansion, or new product planning
  • Manufacturing cost reduction and risk management
We provide the full range of engineering services for plant layout and equipment installation:

  • Turn-key Contracts
  • Installation Supervision
  • Commissioning
  • On-going Operation Engineering
Almex’s Quality Management System training focuses on achieving and sustaining all your quality needs and objectives. Whether you are seeking ISO9001 and AS9100 Certification or simply seeking to improve your company’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control Systems. Almex can assist with the training that will ensure process improvement and create a quality-driven company culture within your company. Our training consists of the development and implementation of:

  • Quality Systems Management Policies, Manuals and Supporting Documentation
  • Audit compliance and identify areas of continual system development
  • Optimizing standard operating practices
Our metal trading service group is closely connected with more than one hundred of the most respected and competitive traders in the United States. These contacts allow us to find the best trading opportunities available for our customers. In all cases, no matter the transaction, a team of Almex metallurgists and applications engineers work with the traders to assure the quality of the trading transaction for buyer and seller. Whether you are in need of creative financing for purchase of equipment or in need of sophisticated programs for risk coverage, Almex can help you achieve your goals with the security and peace of mind that comes only from making knowledgeable choices.
Our scientist and engineers can supplement your own research capabilities by performing a range of specialized metallurgical research for product and process development projects. Offering highly flexible fee arrangements, we can work directly in your plant or provide supervision for research carried out at specially selected laboratories. Our research capabilities are focused in the following enterprises of aluminum:

  • Molten Metal Treatment & Processing
  • Direct Chill Casting
  • Thermo-mechanical Processing
  • Alloy Development
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Almex offers research and development services to cater to your product needs. Our metallurgists and engineers will work with you one-on-one to develop technology for the most advanced applications in our small-scale research facility, MiniCast™.

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