Two new subsidiaries are founded in the Industrial area of Kilkis: «G.A. Plastics» for the production of polycarbonate sheets and ALUFIL for the production of composite aluminium panels, namely J-bond and the installation of four anodizing units for aluminum profiles.
A second subsidiary is founded in Cyprus in order to fully cover the Cypriot market.
Following the strategic commercial expansion plan, ALUMIL creates in Athens and Thessaloniki new showrooms, offices, warehouses and two, state of art training centers with 14,000 m2 for architects, engineers, aluminium fabricators and traders.
Accordingly, Alumil enters into significant aggrements for exclusive products representation and promotion with Phifer Inc. (wide range of sun protection products), ASA (electrical motors), GU (accessories for aluminium systems and electrical automations) and GEZE (accessories for state of art door automation systems).
Subsidiary ALUNEF has a new 8,000 profiles-tons-per-annum production unit and subsidiaries in Bulgaria ad Romania have new horizontal powder-coating units of 12,000 tons annual production capacity.
ESG (Environmental-Social-Governance) Milestones
Alumil obtains ISO 14001:1996 certification for its Environmental Management System.
Installation of new equipment in 2002, in the vertical powder coating unit for collection of fines (fine powder, unsuitable for reuse) with positive financial results for the company but also for the impact on the environment. A 60% reduction of fines is achieved (from 10 % to 4 %) and in total, saving of 26 tons of white powder annually.