Our history

Our history

1958

Founding of AIF

For many years, AIF remained one of the first French manufracturers of standard and special brazed tools.

1963

AIF and ARNO

AIF and ARNO sign a strategic partnership that gives AIF exclusivity to the distribution of ARNO tools.

1989

Development of cutting techniques

AIF is systematically oriented towards the manufacturing of tool holders and disaposable inserts.

1990

Branch in the Toulouse area 

AIF sets up a new branch in Couffouleux in Tarn, close to Toulouse and its aviation profile.

1996

Takeover of the LPP company

AIF pursues its external growth operations with the acquisition of LPP (La Précision Profil) in Saint-Maur. This high precision mechanical unit disposes a team of high qualified experts.

2000

Performance increase 

AIF extends its infrastructure in Villeparisis and integrates LPP to the headquaters.

2001

Branch at the Arve valley 

AIF establishes its newest branch in Cluses in Haunte-Savoie at the center of the bar turning market.

2016

Beginning of a new growth period for AIF

A new managemet takes over AIF bringing in new opportunities and development methods.

2018

ISO 9001 certification

AIF renews its 2015 ISO certification.

2019

AIF continues its digital transformation 

AIF is modernizing its website and launching a B-to-B e-commerce web application to improve its customer service.