OUR HISTORY


Samuel Popa, a Romanian native, migrated to the United States with the dream of living in the land of opportunity. Through this transition, he was introduced to the Aluminum Extrusion business. Sam quickly realized that his goal was to own his own extrusion company. Through passion and perseverance, Sam pursued his dream of starting his business.

2001
AAE started
Forklift
AAE started in 2001 in Beloit, Wisconsin with a Japanese 3K extrusion press. Later this year, AAE went on to purchase a 2nd extrusion location in Canton, Ohio known as AAEO.
2014
AAE Relocation
AAE Building

AAE relocated to a property in Roscoe, Illinois to accommodate new growth. Our 4K extrusion press was installed in this new location.

2016
AAE commissioned
Custom Extrusion
In 2016, AAE commissioned and installed our largest press, known as the 5K.
2021
AAE continues to grow
Customer Service
AAE continues to grow at a steady rate of about 10-20% a year. We are bringing in new presses and in the works of opening an in-house anodizing line, paint line, and cast house within the next 5 years.



OUR MISSION

To provide our customers with the best services while treating all employees, customers, suppliers, and business associates with dignity and respect in a teamwork environment.

OUR VISION

American Aluminum Extrusion Company provides an engaging work environment based on our culture and core values. These empower our team members to support one another and develop professionally. By maintaining this culture, AAE will continue to grow, creating opportunities for the company and all AAE associates, making AAE the best aluminum extruder in its class.

GOALS

  1. Become a World Class Aluminum Extruder. 
  2. Acquire, retain, and develop talent. 
  3. Improve production processes and product quality by implementing proactive continuous improvement strategies.


QUALITY OBJECTIVE

American Aluminum Extrusion Company’s objective is to develop, implement, and maintain a Quality Management System that guarantees the highest standard of products and services, which is an essential aspect of sustaining the strategic growth plan for the company.

CORE VALUES

ACCOUNTABILITY

COMMITMENT

INTEGRITY

QUALITY

INNOVATIVE

EFFICIENT

SERVICE EXCELLENCE

ISO