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Alro Video library

Featured Videos

Alro Steel Super Square

Alro Steel Super Square pre-squared blocks. Choose from 2, 4 or 6 side precision milled. Square within .002 of an inch. Super Square is available in Tool Steel, Cast Iron, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Alloys, Carbon, Copper, Brass, Bronze. Minimum Size is .25” x .75” x .75”. Maximum Size is 15.75” x 39.375” x 39.375”.

Alro Plastics Commercial

Alro Plastics Commercial, your supermarket for plastics! Alro Plastics offers our customers sheet, rod, tube and custom machined parts. We specialize in general engineered, high performance, and fiberglass. Whether your business is large or small, we will provide competitive prices, technical support, and superior service.

Potterville Video Tour

Potterville, Michigan is home to Alro's largest location. Potterville acts as a distribution center to other Alro locations, concentrating on a vast inventory and processing equipment that includes: tube Lasers, plate lasers, production saws, and an aluminum plate processing center. This video tour explains how Alro processes so many orders same day, so our customers can receive their delivery the next business day.

Processing

Alro Steel Super Square

Alro Steel Super Square pre-squared blocks. Choose from 2, 4 or 6 side precision milled. Square within .002 of an inch. Super Square is available in Tool Steel, Cast Iron, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Alloys, Carbon, Copper, Brass, Bronze. Minimum Size is .25” x .75” x .75”. Maximum Size is 15.75” x 39.375” x 39.375”.

Saw Cutting

Alro offers a saw to meet your needs, including tight tolerance and precision parts. Let Alro reduce your assembly time with square, near burr-free cuts and excellent surface finish. Alro can cut nearly any shape and material type including rounds up to 28" diameter and aluminum plate up to 30" thick. Tolerances can be held as tight as +/-.004".

Waterjet Processing

Waterjet Cutting is a great alternative to traditional Plate Processing. Use waterjet for cutting jigs, mechanical parts or customized tooling. Waterjet cutting eliminates the need for drilling and punching and is perfect for cutting Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Alloys, Copper, Brass and Bronze

Plastics Waterjet Processing

Plastics Waterjet Processing is ideal for cutting fiberglass, G-10, glass-filled plastics, rubber, urethane and other challenging materials that are not suited for CNC Routers. The Waterjet is capable of cutting intricate parts to print that are not possible on other machining equipment.

Tube Laser

Alro's tube lasers offer a one-step solution to eliminating costly processes. Their 6-axis design allows for the ability to miter cut, tap, notch, pipe joints, slot holes, tabs and etching. Tube lasers dramatically reduce assembly time with high quality cuts and part repeatability.

Tube Laser Basics (2010)

With our Tube Laser capabilities Alro Steel can dramatically reduce your assembly time. Using the tube laser's high quality cuts and repeatability, machine time can be drastically reduced or even eliminated.

Tube Laser Training Full Video

Alro offers this video to help explain this processing available for many different grades, shapes and sizes of carbon, aluminum and stainless steel. Let Alro help reduce your costs, reduce your inventory, and improve profitability by concentrating on manufacturing.

Tube Laser Training (Angle)

Normal to Surface (Angle) - This video will help explain Normal to Surface cutting on Alro's Tube Lasers. This processing is available for many different grades, shapes and sizes of carbon, aluminum and stainless steel. This videos highlights structural products including angle, channel and tubing. Let Alro help reduce your costs and improve profitability.

Tube Laser Training (Channel)

Normal to Surface (Channel) - This video will help explain Normal to Surface cutting on Alro's Tube Lasers. This processing is available for many different grades, shapes and sizes of carbon, aluminum and stainless steel. This videos highlights structural products including angle, channel and tubing. Let Alro help reduce your costs and improve profitability.
 

Tube Laser Training (Round Tubing)

Normal to Surface (Round Tubing) - This video will help explain Normal to Surface cutting on Alro's Tube Lasers. This processing is available for many different grades, shapes and sizes of carbon, aluminum and stainless steel. This videos highlights structural products including angle, channel and tubing. Let Alro help reduce your costs and improve profitability.

Tube Laser Training (Square Tubing)

Normal to Surface (Square Tubing) - This video will help explain Normal to Surface cutting on Alro's Tube Lasers. This processing is available for many different grades, shapes and sizes of carbon, aluminum and stainless steel. This videos highlights structural products including angle, channel and tubing. Let Alro help reduce your costs and improve profitability.
 

Locations

Alro Bolingbrook Aerial Video

Alro Potterville Tour Video

Alro Potterville Aerial Video

 

Alro Grand Blanc/Flint Aerial Video

Alro Toledo Aerial Video

 

Commercials

Alro Plastics Commercial

Alro Plastics Commercial, your supermarket for plastics! Alro Plastics offers our customers sheet, rod, tube and custom machined parts. We specialize in general engineered, high performance, and fiberglass. Whether your business is large or small, we will provide competitive prices, technical support, and superior service.

Alro Commercial #4 -
Your Grocery Store for Metals

Started in 1948, Alro has grown to over 60 locations in 12 states, offering metals and plastics, cut-to-size and delivered next day. This video was produced in 2015 in our Potterville, Michigan location. Learn more at www.alro.com.

Alro Commercial #3

Metals and plastics, cut to size, delivered next day. Let Alro be your one stop shop for Metals, Industrial Supplies and Plastics. Learn more at www.alro.com.
 

Alro Commercial #2

Whether you need 1 piece or 1,000 pieces, let Alro be your one stop shop for Metals, Industrial Supplies and Plastics. Learn more at www.alro.com

Alro Commercial #1

It matters where you get your metal. Let Alro be your one stop shop for Metals, Industrial Supplies and Plastics. Learn more at www.alro.com.
 

About Alro

 

Alro Steel CEO & Chairman Al Glick -
2012 Citizen Of The Year

Alro Steel's founder, Al Glick, was awarded the Jackson Citizen Patriot's 2012 Citizen Of The Year award. JTV Personality, Bart Hawley, interviews Al and gains insight into how his upbringing and work ethic directly influence Alro Steel's success. Alro Steel was started by Al and Robert Glick in 1948. www.alro.com

Alro Steel History and Philosophy

What Al Glick believed in when he started Alro Steel in 1948, is what we still believe today. Service is everything. Customers should get what they want, when they want it. They should be able to depend on us for: Integrity. Loyalty. Honesty. And for taking a true interest in their needs. These are the principles that have guided Alro.