History

History

 

1965 Company founded
Originally formed as an in-house department for die casting requirements at Durst Phototechnik AG, in 1965 Alupress AG was established by Christof Oberrauch as an independent company.

1974 Establishment of new company headquarters
Ten years after the company's founding it underwent its first expansion and moved into the newly-established company headquarters in the industrial zone of Brixen, where the main headquarters of Alupress AG are still located today.

1975-2000 Automotive industry and quality standards
In the following years, the company, developed into a major supplier in the automotive industry, through further growth with respect to technology and quality.

During that same time, the company spearheaded the introduction of management systems and various certifications such as ISO 9001 (1995); VDA 6.1 (2002); ISO TS16949 (2002), ISO 14001 (2002).

2000-2013 Further growth
The years since 2000 have been marked by strong growth in order to keep up with the development of the European automotive industry and the requirements of our key customers. The required capacities and production processes were safeguarded by internal and external growth.

2002 Acquisition of a foundry in Hildburghausen (Thuringia - Germany) in the year 2002
2008 Acquisition of a toolmaker in Vahrn (South Tyrol - Italy)
2009-2010 ´╗┐Acquisition of a machining company in Berlin (Germany) and a location in South Carolina (USA)