The company began manufacturing of aluminium powders in 1940, at Minworth in the UK, when Metals and Alloys, the former parent company, became a supplier of coarse powders for military applications.
In 1969 Alpoco was incorporated and in 1970 a powder atomising facility was established on a new site at Holyhead on the island of Anglesey, North Wales. In 1999 Alpoco acquired a 51% share in Benda Lutz Alpoco, (BLA) Skawina, Poland.
Alpoco is a versatile, accomplished and independent producer of a complete range of specialised aluminium and aluminium alloy
powders, needles and granules, all made to consistently high quality and to individual customer specification.
The Anglesey plant specialises in producing fine and superfine air and gas atomised powders. Minworth has facilities for centrifugally spun production of coarse granules and needles and also houses a
unique pilot gas atomising unit. The BLA plant in Poland produces medium atomised powders.
Alpoco is wholly owned by LSM which is part of the AMG Group. Alpoco, as a member of the AMG group is committed to a policy of sustainability. The AMG 2009 Sustainable Report can be found at www.amg-nv.com