About us

In order to pursue and support its commercial and industrial development, Alco has decided to join the CTA group in 2021.

This merger has strengthened Alco’s skills, synergies and product offering in the fields of Nuclear, Marine, Industrial Gases, Chemistry and new energies such as Bio-Mass and Hydrogen.

For more than 40 years Alco has been distributing industrial piping products: tubes, fittings, austenitic stainless steel sheets, alloy steels and carbon steels.

Alco is nuclear qualified, RCCM stockist and certified EN9120 (Aero-Space-Defence).

For more than 60 years CTA has been involved in the world market for major industrial piping projects in carbon and stainless steel. Present in several European and Asian countries and in the Middle East, this choice of strategic alliance with Alco enables CTA to take advantage of Alco’s presence and expertise in its preferred fields and to enable it to strengthen its commercial and technical offer.

More than 40 years of existence for Alco, 60 years for CTA, we are now contributing together to write this wonderful story.

Alco is above all the development of committed men and women who put their expertise and skills at the service of our various customers on a daily basis.

A team and processes in perpetual motion to adapt to new challenges, customer needs, and the many technological and economic changes: what services and what products will be expected and offered tomorrow in increasingly complex environments, whether economic, geopolitical or ecological.

Alco relies on a set of values and ethics to meet the expectations and challenges of our partners. Our key words are customer service, team spirit, versatility, sharing, the search for solutions and excellence.

We maintain our original positioning in the European landscape, with a complete offer: seamless tubes, tubing and fittings with a conventional range, for the Naval, Chemical, Petrochemical and Industrial Gas markets with degreased tubes and fittings O².

We offer a qualified CST, RCC-M, STD range for the nuclear industry in stainless steels and carbon steel: tubes, fittings, sheets, parts on drawing, materials with low magnetic permeability, with Quality Plan.

Our commitments for 2023:

• The trust of our customers and the excellence of our employees.
• A quality service and a reinforced commitment of the teams focused on customer service and Quality.
• Products traced and chosen from recognized and qualified partners.
• Secure electronic document management.
• A logistics service with a large volume of storage in France and Italy, now increased tenfold with our partner.
• Marine product certifications: DNV-GL, Veritas Marine, ABS, KR, etc.

Finally, the implementation for all staff of training, information, procedures : for a better awareness, attitudes to adopt and detection of possible products or documents that may have been counterfeited, falsified or suspect (CFSI).

An exceptional year 2022 for ALCO, despite geopolitical upheavals, an established health crisis, inflation of raw materials, energy and transport costs that never ends, welcome to 2023!


I wish my teams to always keep this course and this base of human values: respect for others, team spirit, sharing of knowledge and permanent search for excellence.

On behalf of everyone, I wish you a happy new year 2023.

Since September 1, 2017, we are all settled in Tournan en Brie (77) France. All the teams have invested in this new collective project and naturally mobilized during the summer to prepare and carry out our move.

It’s done and it’s a collective success !

New perspectives, new services with a great and super tool:

4 000M² covered on 1 Hectare useful
2 high capacity cranes
Multiple trailer accesses for semi-trailers
Storage racks for heavy fittings and tops
1 automatic storer for light fitting
2 saws (carbon + stainless steel)
Ideally located (RER E, N4, A4, Railway station TGV of Marne la Vallée 40 kms east of Paris)
We sincerely thank all of you for your confidence in us, and the exchanges that allow us to constantly improve our processes; and to all our future customers we thank you for your interest in this message.

We remain at your disposal for any information. Thank you all.


We have set ourselves this goal and we have done it as we had planned.”

Jean-Max Schneider.

``Since 1979, ALCO is a leading provider of seamless pipes and fittings stainless steel``

ALCO uses Cofrac accredited laboratories for all the tests against testing and analysis of materials, magnetic permeability, which are required in most complex environments, PMI, 3.1-3.2.

ALCO is engaged in a process of social, societal, economic and environmental responsibility (CSR) and a signatory of the Global Compact of the United Nations.

Certified ISO 9001:2008 and EN9120, ALCO takes into account all the specific requirements that result in the development of Quality Plan Completion (PQR) and has full control of the traceability of its products, always accompanied by original certificates  3.1 or 3.2 stored on its servers computer and downloaded via QR codes printed on the packaging products.