AIM Celebrates Its 75th Company Anniversary

Cranston, Rhode Island, USA - AIM, a leading global manufacturer of solder assembly materials for electronics assembly, PC fabrication, component manufacturing and other industries, is proud to announce the 75th anniversary of the company.  Founded in 1936 in Montreal, Canada, by Peter Black, AIM has remained privately held by the Black family throughout the years.

From its beginnings as a scrap metal recycling company, AIM has evolved into a multi-faceted manufacturing company, with production facilities in Canada, the United States, Mexico and China, as well as local support offices throughout North America, Asia and Europe.  The group employs more than 1500 people worldwide.

AIM’s complete product line includes solder paste, paste flux, liquid flux, adhesives, tin-lead and lead-free bar solder, cored and solid wire solder, preforms and specialty alloys.  The company also provides its customers with superior technical support, service and training.

AIM’s innovative research and development team is strongly committed to product and process improvement.  The group is a six-time winner of the SMT Vision Award, and has been granted several patents.  AIM invests a significant portion of its annual revenues in research and development, ensuring that the company remains an industry leader.     

In an extremely competitive market, AIM recognizes that today’s electronics manufacturers require suppliers that can provide them with solutions to the increasing demands of the electronics industry.   AIM is poised to support its customers today and into the future by focusing its expertise on solder assembly materials and applications.

“We have arrived at this point in our history as a result of the incredible passion and devotion of our employees, and the continued loyalty of our valued customers.  We have a deep appreciation for everything that these two critical groups represent to our company's ongoing success, and we look forward to continuing to build an enterprise that rewards everyone associated with it,” said Ricky Black, president of AIM.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, AIM is a leading global manufacturer of assembly materials for the electronics industry.  The company produces solder paste, liquid flux, cored wire, bar solder, adhesives, preforms, and specialty alloys such as indium and gold for electronics assembly, PC fabrication, component manufacturing and other industries.  For more information, visit AIM on the web at, or contact them through email at



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