Welcome to Aluminium Shapes, the Home of Extrusion

We are a multi award winning UK owned aluminium extruder, one of only two still operating.

We excel in short lead times for new sections, samples and bulk runs, with market defining customer satisfaction levels.

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This year from our Corby base, we will produce over 5 million metres of extrusion, supplying the most discerning brands in the world.

Corby, a town built on steel, now home to a resurgent aluminium extrusion company.

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Latest News

The Ali Shapes Design School opens its’ online doors

At Shapes, we work hard to be the most relied upon partner in the extrusion sector. We routinely receive drawings that other companies can’t bring to life and it is only from a time-served dedication to extrusion that we’re able to do what we do. So, when we planned our new website, we wanted to […]

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From the Blog

ALFED releases Q2 2016 global report on Aluminium

The latest global quarterly assessment of the aluminium industry has been released by our good friends at the Aluminium Federation (Alfed). Year on year, they are reporting an uplift in annual tonnage (driven by increased production in the Gulf and China) from 58.9 million tones in 2015 to 57.9 million tones in 2016. Alfed’s report […]

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Case Study

Marina Mellado’s Luz Light

Aluminium Shapes were approached to produce a curved lighting section, which would be displayed at the Milan Design Exhibition. But in order to assist both extrusion and forming, our experts needed to make some critical changes to the geometry. It was important the section geometry was retained and the temper was correct as this could […]

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