ABOUT OUR COMPANY
Alabama Tube Corporation was formed by Marco International, a New York based investment and non-ferrous metal trading group. It was formally established in May of 2002 in Fort Payne, Alabama. In addition to its proximity to major transportation routes, the location was chosen due to the availability of a well-trained and highly motivated management and workforce. When Scottsboro Aluminum, the largest supplier of welded aluminum tubes in the United States, closed its doors in 2002, ATC recruited Scottsboro’s best and brightest to become the backbone of its knowledgeable and experienced workforce. This allowed the corporation to begin producing and shipping tube in a mere three months time.
In addition to filling a void left in the welded aluminum tube market after the collapse of Scottsboro Aluminum, ATC was there to provide aluminum tube customers with an alternative to drawn and extruded tube, which can sometimes create imperfections in wall thickness. Instead of heating and pressing the metal through a dye (as in extrusion), the welded tubing process begins with a sheet of aluminum that is rolled into a coil. The edges are then welded together with precision and accuracy. The process can offer greater strength at lower gauges.
Because of its obvious advantages, welded aluminum tube has a wide variety of applications. It is utilized in many ways, such as outdoor furniture, healthcare equipment, household fixtures and athletic accessories. In consideration of its weight advantage, our tubing has also found its way into applications that were traditionally using steel tube.
At Alabama Tube, we strive to be the best in the industry with the highest quality , best on time delivery and customer satisfaction. With 115+ years in combined experience with our management team and then add in a few of our hourly employees at 58+ years’ experience in welded tube, we have the best team possible to serve our customers
— MEET OUR TEAM —
Randy was instrumental with the start up of ATC, overseeing the planning and installation of the equipment as well as training and the startup. Randy also brings over 40 years’ experience in the welded aluminum tube industry.
Vice President, Purchasing & Logistics & Customer Service
Brandy started as a production worker and worked in several different positions before being selected for a data entry position. Brandy has advanced and is now VP of Purchasing and Logistics. Brandy has 20 years in the welded aluminum tube industry.
Allen has 15 years’ experience in sales and customer service. Allen has recently joined Alabama Tube. This is his first experience with aluminum tube and is quickly learning the many sizes, gauges and alloys we produce. He is making great strides in contacting and servicing our customers.