|In 1980, Don Johnson started Metal Samples Company
with two employees machining metal specimens for corrosion and mechanical testing. From
the beginning, his goal has been to operate this business based on Christian principles.
With blessings from God, the company (now corporately known as Alabama Specialty Products,
Inc.) has grown to include over 200 employees and has developed new products and
technologies to meet the needs of our growing number of customers worldwide.
In 1991, Alabama Research and Development was created as a branch to provide engineering services, including new product development. The company has been the recipient of two U.S. government grants for development of its medical product line.
In 1993, Alabama Laser Technologies was started to serve as a laser processing and research technology center. The company provides a complete range of job shop services, including cutting, welding, etching, forming, punching, etc.
In 1997, Alabama Laser Systems was formed to handle research & development and production of custom laser systems.
Also in 1997, Metal Samples bought out Cortest Instrument Systems corrosion monitoring product line to form Metal Samples Corrosion Monitoring Systems.
|The branches of Alabama Specialty Products, Inc., combine
resources to provide customers with innovative, problem solving solutions for all of their
custom manufacturing needs.
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