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Company Background

Alabama Specialty Products, Inc. (ASPI) is a materials processing firm that has been meeting the needs of its customers around the world for the past 33 years. Combining the resources of its company branches, ASPI offers a wide variety of products and services.

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.

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Don Johnson - CEO

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 Systemsí corrosion monitoring product line to form Metal Samples Corrosion Monitoring Systems.

Our 350,000 square foot facility houses several manufacturing centers, a large materials inventory area, research labs, and a large quality assurance area.

Business Philosophy
Alabama Specialty Products, Inc., is committed to superior quality, quick delivery, fair pricing, and excellent service. With our rapidly expanding physical plant, state-of-the-art equipment, ever broadening product lines, dedicated research, and highly skilled work force, we stand ready to meet your specific manufacturing needs. However, it takes more than buildings, equipment, and personnel to produce excellence; it takes team spirit.

The corporation as a whole presses energetically toward the realization of its undergirding motto, "May the beauty of the LORD our GOD be upon us and may He establish the work of our hands." Psalm 90:17. 

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