Our History

A History of Innovation

Established in 1968 by a handful of ground breaking pioneers in the precision engineering world, A.L.T.A Spa has been around for over 50 years at the top of the hydraulic cylinder tubes market, widely gaining the title of reliable and highly innovative Company.

  1. Documento che certifica l'assunzione del primo dipendente ALTA

    ALTA Spa is born. In the picture the document that certifies the inscription of the first employee to the Italian social security.

  2. Vecchi foto dei primi mezzi per la lavorazione di tubi levigati della ditta ALTA spa

    With the first employees the first machines arrive.

  3. Interno stabilimento anni 70 ALTA

    Acquisition and transformation of machines originally used in war industry.

  4. Pagina pubblicitaria Alta Sud Africa

    ALTA conquers new markets abroad. Opening of the new manufacturing plant in South Africa.

  5. Lo stabilimento ALTA realizzato nel 1985

    The growth brings to construction of the new headquarters in Tradate

  6. Starting of the experimentation that substitute the smoothing with the rolling process

  7. La sede realizzata da Alta Spa nel 1990 a Tradate

    The new headquarter, with a 2.500 mq warehouse.

  8. Acquisition of the Certification ISO 9000

  9. Poster accordo Rothrist per tubi trafilati a freddo

    Cooperation Agreement with Tubificio e Trafileria Rothrist AG (Switzerland).
    Alta becomes the first partner for electro-welded tubes ready to use.

  10. Further expansion of the headquarter located at Via Brescia, Tradate, with a 5.500 mq warehouse.

  11. Beginning of the design of the fully automatic system for the processing of pipes with “ALTA finishing”: is the birth of the T5 pipe (welded pipe, cold drawn, +C and with ALTA finishing).

  12. Scansione interna della levigatura di un tubo per cilindri oleodinamici

    The T5 project is completed with the activation of the computerised control process of the internal surface. Now the T5 automatic plant is the first in the world for quality and production capacity.

  13. il nuovo magazzino automatizzato di Alta Spa

    New fully automatic AL-MA warehouse, with a capacity of over 3,000 bundles (over 6,000 tons). The system is connected to the SAP management system and receives, stores and prepares pipes for shipment to customers. Active 24 hours a day.