AIM Solder Celebrates its 85th Company Anniversary

Cranston, Rhode Island USA – AIM Solder, a leading global manufacturer of solder assembly materials is proud to be celebrating its 85th anniversary.

Founded by Peter Black, AIM’s humble beginnings started in 1936 as a scrap metal recycling company located in Montreal, Canada, and remains privately held by the Black family today.  What started as a small, family-owned operation has evolved into a world-leading, multi-faceted manufacturing company of virgin-grade materials for the electronics industry, with production facilities located throughout the world.

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. The company sets itself apart with the exceptional technical support it provides to its clients. AIM’s dedicated team of engineering professionals is committed to providing top-notch solutions to the challenges its partners may face. 

AIM’s innovative research and development team is strongly committed to product and process improvement.  The company invests a significant portion of its annual revenues in research and development, ensuring its position as an industry leader. 

“We have achieved this milestone through the hard work and dedication of our team members and the customer-centric culture that exists throughout our entire organization,” said AIM’s President, Ricky Black.  “AIM will maintain the character of a family-owned company and continue to provide unmatched value to our clients by offering a combination of world-class products and unparalleled support wherever they may operate.”

About AIM
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, AIM Solder is a leading global manufacturer of assembly materials for the electronics industry with manufacturing, distribution and support facilities located throughout the world. AIM produces advanced solder products such as solder paste, liquid flux, cored wire, bar solder, epoxies, lead-free and halogen-free solder products, and specialty alloys such as indium and gold for a broad range of industries. A recipient of many prestigious SMT industry awards, AIM is strongly committed to innovative research and development of product and process improvement as well as providing customers with superior technical support, service and training. For more information about AIM’s complete line of advanced solder products and global technical services, please visit