1948
Operations began

Operations began in Monterrey with a 170-ton press that manufactured copper profiles, giving way to its name Cuprum. Soon after, the company began to focus its energy on manufacturing aluminum profiles.

1962
Aluminum ladders manufacturing commences.

Aluminum ladders manufacturing commences.

1984
Ladder exportation.

Ladder exportation to the United States begins.

1986
Start of fiberglass ladders manufacturing.

Start of fiberglass ladders manufacturing.

1989
Acquisition of Cuprum by Grupo IMSA resulting in IMSALUM division.

Acquisition of Cuprum by Grupo IMSA resulting in IMSALUM division.

1994
Window manufacturing begins.

Window manufacturing begins.

1995
Acquisition of 9 Alutodo stores.

Acquisition of 9 Alutodo (aluminum, glass and accessories) stores.

1998
Acquisition of Alcomex

Acquisition of Alcomex, Industrial profile manufacturer and seller.

1998
Alliance with Emerson Inc. is forged.

Louisville Ladder Group, LLC in created in United States after an alliance with Emerson Inc. is forged.

2004
Acquisition of Louisville Ladder Group, LLC.

Acquisition of 100% of Louisville Ladder Group, LLC.

2005
Verzatec separates from Grupo IMSA

Verzatec separates from Grupo IMSA

2008
Acquisition of Metales Diaz

Acquisition of Metales Diaz, a chain of 9 stores that sell sheets and profiles to end users.

2010
Cuprum separates from Verzatec

Cuprum separates from Verzatec

2011
Alcon is acquired.

Continental Aluminum (Alcon), a chain of 10 stores, is acquired.

2011
Acquisition of Grupo Metro Aluminio.

Acquisition of Grupo Metro Aluminio (6 stores).

2011
Merger with Aluminio Conesa provided vi Elementia

Merger with Aluminio Conesa provided vi Elementia, adding 2 plants and 1 retail store to the Group.

2011
NAFLEX is acquired.

NAFLEX assents an aluminum foil manufacturer is acquired.

2012
Mercantil Gómez Lozano is acquired.

Mercantil Gómez Lozano, a chain of 8 stores is acquired.

2012
Distribuidora de Aluminio Industrial is aquired.

Distribuidora de Aluminio Industrial, a company with 3 services centers is aquired.

2012
Aluminio y Accesorios de Monterrey is acquired.

Aluminio y Accesorios de Monterrey is acquired (3 stores).

2012
Aluminios Galgo is incorporated.

Aluminios Galgo, a chain of 9 stores, is incorporated.

2013
Century Industries is acquired.

Century Industries assets in United States is acquired through Louisville Ladder Inc.

2014
Lite Ladder and Featherlite is acquired.

Lite Ladder and Featherlite is acquired in Canada.

2015
Grupo CAP is acquired.

Grupo CAP is acquired (7 stores).

About Aluminum

Inicio de operaciones en Monterrey con una prensa de 170 toneladas para fabricar perfiles de cobre, de donde toma su nombre Cuprum pero en poco tiempo enfoca sus esfuerzos a la fabricación de perfiles de aluminio.

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Sustainability
Ecological Footprint

We seek to ensure our operations comply with environmental regulatory requirements that guarantee that we improve production efficiency, environmental performance and competitiveness.

Sustainability
Social Responsability

We contribute to our workers and their families’ wellness while committing to our strategic objective of attracting, developing and retaining the human resources needed to guarantee the business’s growth and continuity.

Sustainability
Value Generation

We aim to develop a profitable and efficient business, in a responsible manner, through value generation and the exchange of good practices in our supply chain.