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ALUCOAT is celebrating its anniversary!

ALUCOAT celebrates 20 years, a long history where effort, commitment, enthusiasm, hope and dedication have resulted in exponential growth since it was acquired in 2001 by ALIBÉRICO.

Located in Linares, Jaen and with 80.000 sq. of facilities, ALUCOAT has been a very important driver for this city both economically, labour and social.

In these 20 years, boosted by the rapid growth of its industrial activity the company has given back the illusion to many people by creating quality employment with permanent jobs. It has also opted for education and the youngest, collaborating with Universities and Professional Training Centres, offering them real opportunities to join the world of work. In addition, it has made great efforts and investments in innovation and development, which has allowed it to develop its own technology, managing to offer unique products of the highest quality.

In these 20 years, ALUCOAT has demonstrated its commitment with people and Linares, a priority objective in which it will continue working to continue being a benchmark company in its sector, coated aluminium coils. Moreover, ALUCOAT assumes it environmental compromise, carried out strict quality controls to reduce consumption and the production of raw material and energy (SDG 7 and 12) and optimize all resources to minimize its impact on the surrounding ecosystem (SDG 13 and 17).

That is why the activity of ALUCOAT is essential and strategic not only for Linares but for Spain, because it contributes to the economic and stable growing.

ALUCOAT always committed to people, the environment and innovation.

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Alucoat® cs, more than coated aluminium for food packaging

Alucoat® cs is the product designed for the production of packaging for food industry. Thanks to many years of work, constant development, know-how and innovation, ALUCOAT has been adapting its coated aluminium coil thanks to the most advanced technology and the requirements of a highly demanding market such as food. Its objective is to offer products and services with high quality, achieving the maximum food security for its customers.

As a results of the extensive experience with this product, ALUCOAT has achieved that moreover to complying with the properties of lacquered aluminium such as preservation of food in perfect condition, resistant to heat and corrosion as well as boiling water, ensure the following requirements:

  • Compliance with European food legislation as well as with the American standard FDA, creating a solution more than suitable for food contact.
  • Non-stick properties. Non-stick coating that guarantees easy demolding of your dishes without the food sticking to it.
  • BPA-Nia properties. Bisphenol A Non-intentionally-added, thus complying with the latest requirements within food industry.
  • Excellent stuffing properties and adaptation to the form of final consumption.

ALUCOAT invests great efforts in research and development to offer its customer an improvement in the mechanical properties of the product, working with special alloys that reduce the thickness of the material and increasing its performance, while keeping the quality standards of the product.

Being able to supply its lacquered aluminium coil in a wide range of colors and customize the final product, Alucoat® cs becomes the star product for food packaging.

ALUCOAT, oriented to customers, focused on the product and always committed to innovation (SDG9).

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New Linfoil® 400+, BPA and PVC free

linfoil® is the ideal solution for the production of lids for dairy products, patés, jams, among others.
Within the linfoil® product range, ALUCOAT launches the new linfoil® 400 +, an improved version of our standard linfoil® 400 which allows compliance with the strictest food regulations such as FDA (Food and Drugs administration, USA) or the European food safety. Thanks to the absence of both BPA (a substance presence in plastics that can contaminate food) and PVC (plastic), both specifications very claimed in food sector. Moreover, thanks to its special composition, it can be heat-sealed to all possible substrates: aluminum, glass and plastic containers.

With ALUCOAT lids and thanks to its barrier protection against light, humidity and flavors loss, as well as the prevention of external contamination, the safety and quality of the product is guaranteed.

ALUCOAT, always working for your health, security and well-being (OSD3)

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THE PRESIDENT OF THE JUNTA DE ANDALUCIA VISITS ALUCOAT AND SUPPORTS ITS INNOVATION AND GROWTH PROCESS.

The company, which has broken the production, turnover and results record this year, is immersed in an ambitious plan for digital transformation 4.0.

Linares, January 21st. The president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juan Manuel Moreno Bonilla, visited the Alucoat Conversion factory today in Linares, (Jaen). Belonging to Grupo Aliberico, to show his support for the innovation and growth plans, which has been promoting this industrial and technological company for years, specialized in coating aluminium coils between 20 and 500 microns thick for sectors such as food, pharmacy, conditioning and building.

During his visit, the president of Junta de Andalucia was accompanied by the major of Linares, Raul Caro-Accino and was received by the Director of Alucoat Conversion, Jose Manuel González Plaza and the counsellor of Grupo Aliberico , María González Armero.

Since it was privatized by SEPI in 2001 and acquired by Grupo Aliberico, Alucoat Conversion has invested heavily in innovation and technological transformation, which has allowed it to increase the number of customer and portfolio in critical sectors such as pharmaceuticals and sanitary.

This strategy has led the company to beat the production, turnover and results record in the just ended year.
Currently, Alucoat is immerse in an ambitious plan of digital transformation that will standardize its processes to the 4.0 digital standard. This will affect internally to the company and its relationship with customers and suppliers.

Alucoat maintains intact its commitment to Andalusia and the city of Linares, which is based on the determination to continue growing through investment in new facilities and machinery and the creation of new quality jobs.

Nowadays, the company has a workforce of 70 people, 94% of them with permanent contracts. Furthermore, even being an industrial company, half of the directives positions are held by women.
Alucoat is the unique producer of coated aluminium of in Europe up to 1.650 mm wide, which positions the company as the only one in its sector both nationally and in Europe. Currently, Alucoat exports 50% of its production to more than 46 countries.

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Coated aluminium with conductive properties for lithium batteries

ALUCOAT, specialist in aluminium lacquering, in its determined commitment to Innovation and Development, has designed a foil with a coating specially developed by its R&D department that incorporated into lithium batteries with high energy capacity notably improves their conductive properties.

Its new product, whose purpose is to improve the useful life of batteries and electrical equipment, increases conductivity and reduce electric resistance, up to 15% compared with to the competition as well as 30% compared to bare aluminium, it also improves the adhesion of the metal to the electrode and the resistance to corrosion caused by the electrolyte itself. All this implies greater performance and useful life of batteries. It is therefore, a material developed to satisfy a new market, oriented especially to automotive sector but with a wide variety of applications for other type products such as semi-satellites, home automation, drones and electric scooters among others.

In turn, this novel product also collaborates with the Sustainable Development Goals (SGD), contributing to “Responsible consumption and production” (SGD 12), and “Climate action” (SGD 13).

ALUCOAT, new challenges, new developments and new goals.

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We are ALUCOAT

We are food
We are beverages
We are pharmacy
We are building
We are refrigeration
We are isolation
We are innovation
We are advanced technology
We are quality
We are customer service
We are sustainability
We are commitment
We are passion

We design tailor-made solutions for our clients. We are ALUCOAT.

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ALUCOAT, aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals

ALUCOAT, specialist in lacquering aluminum between 20 and 500 microns develop actions in its daily activity to collaborate with Sustainable Development Goals.

The activity of our plant, like any other industrial activity, generates waste. From the aluminum lacquering process, all the residues that are generates are properly treated, thus preventing the proliferation of unmanaged waste and residues, and thus avoiding the contamination of the water resources of our ecosystem by leaks and/or possible spills (SDG 6).

Moreover, aware of caring for the planet and optimization of resources, an Energy Management System ISO 50.001, has been implemented in the plant, whose objective is to reduce the consumption of the energy supply, as well as the increase in renewable energies and the reduction of CO₂ emissions into the atmosphere (SDG 12).

All these actions form part of our Good Environmental and Energy Practices where we show not only the procedures that must be complied with by law, but also a list of improvements that guarantee compliance and good work of ALUCOAT.

ALUCOAT, committed with the environment and natural resources. Fighting for the future of the planet and the well-being of future generations (SDG 13).

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linfoil®, preserves your food and takes care of you

ALUCOAT, specialist in lacquering aluminium coils, offers, within its wide range of products, linfoil®, a material that is used for the manufacture of lids in the food sector and that complies with European regulations, as well as FDA for direct contact with food.

With linfoil®, ALUCOAT guarantees the best conservation of the lids thanks to the quality and durability of the lacquered aluminium. This, together with its excellent sealing properties, compared to plastic, has very good printability so that the designs are fully customisable according to each customer’s specifications.

In addition, thanks to its high resistance to light, heat or cold and humidity, it prevents food from coming into contact with external agents that could modify its properties or taste. This makes linfoil® the most versatile, customisable and sustainable solution because the aluminium is a 100% recyclable material.

With different thermosealing options, linfoil® is the ideal solution for the manufacture of lids for dairy products, like milk, pâté or jam packaging, among others. Within the range of solutions that ALUCOAT offers, you can find:

It also has some special products for those foods that, due to their composition, require special properties, being resistant to the usual sterilization processes in the food industry such as:

ALUCOAT, always committed to innovation (SDG 9), quality and good service.

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AIRFIN®, the best choice for heat exchangers

Air conditioning equipment requires components that resist its continuous exposure to the environment, changes in temperatures cold/heat and in some situations corrosive environments that can reduce its useful life.
For this reason, ALUCOAT has developed the range AIRFIN®, for the production of fins for heat exchangers, which improves the benefits of air conditioning equipment thanks to the different coating we have, specially designed to meet the different requirements of this sector. Our AIRFIN® range, has the following products:

AIRFIN® 500: among our solutions, it is the one with best performance. Double layer product with incomparable results in terms of resistance to corrosion and U.V. rays
AIRFIN®400: It provides a response to those customers who require that the product be extremely resistant to both corrosion and UV rays.
AIRFIN® 300: for those customers that requires a wide resistance to U.V. rays.
AIRFIN® 100: With high corrosion resistance, it is the most demanded versions among all the available solutions that ALUCOAT offers.

ALUCOAT, with different qualities and benefits, we satisfy the needs of a market with diverse applications. Its products contribute to affordable and clean energy (SDG7).

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Coated aluminium, our reason of being

Aluminium, the third most common element in the earth’s crust, has wide variety of properties: it is light, resistant to corrosion, good energy and heat conductor, odourless, impermeable, good reflector and 100% recyclable. These properties can be improved thanks to a special extra coating that improves its performance as well as its appearance.

At ALUCOAT we are experts in coating aluminium and adding excellent properties to this metal, which is part of our daily lives.
At ALUCOAT we are dedicated to lacquering aluminium liquid in thickness between 20 and 500 microns with a wide variety of coating specially designed for each application and final use.

With our R&D department focused on the innovation and development of new products, our lacquers provide aluminium with properties adapted to the end use to be given such as: resistant to corrosion, to U.V. rays, to sterilization to hydrophilic behaviour, heat sealing to various supports or even antibacterial properties.

Complying with extensive regulations applicable to each sector: FDA (protecting public health and guaranteeing the food safety and drugs), RoHs (guarantees the restriction of dangerous substances in electrical and electronic appliances), Reach (manages the risks that some substances or products may pose to health and the environment), EU 10/2011 (regulation on materials intended to come into contact with food), among others, satisfying the expectations and requirements of a wide variety of sectors, manufacturing and marketing customized solutions to each customer.

ALUCOAT, committed to our activity and our customers, health and well-being (SDG3)

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