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La Nostra Storia AQM 1982

Foundation of AQM and start of operations at the location on Viale Italia, in Brescia, on the former ATB spa site

La Nostra Storia AQM 1990

AQM’s laboratories are moved to the new headquarters at Virle tre Ponti, Rezzato (BS)

La Nostra Storia AQM 1992

Reorganisation of the company and implementation of the industrial plan

La Nostra Storia AQM 1994
  • Acquisition of Analisi srl
  • AQM becomes UNI & CEI Info Point for consultation and sales of standards
  • Start of technical and organisation consulting services

 

La Nostra Storia AQM 1995

SINAL (now ACCREDIA DL) accreditation of the Test Laboratories and approval as an ISPESL(Italian Occupational
Health and Safety Authority) authorised laboratory

La Nostra Storia AQM 1998

AQM becomes the first Italian welding school to be accredited by IIS (Italian Welding Institute)

La Nostra Storia AQM 2001
  • AQM becomes an IIS Centre of Excellence
  • AQM becomes an EWF/IAB (European Welding Federation) Authorised Training Body
  • AQM obtains UNI EN ISO 9001 certification for its Training and Consulting services
La Nostra Storia AQM 2002
  • AQM becomes accredited by the Lombardy Region as a training centre
  • Extension of UNI EN ISO 9001 certification to all AQM activity sectors
  • SIT (now ACCREDIA DT) accreditation of the Calibration Laboratories
La Nostra Storia AQM 2004
  • Moving to the new headquarters in Provaglio d’Iseo (BS)
  • IIS approves AQM as Non-Destructive Testing Centre
La Nostra Storia AQM 2005
  • Establishment of the Metallography and Heat Treatment School
  • Inauguration of the Environment and Safety School
La Nostra Storia AQM 2006

Launch of the “I Criteri di scelta e di trattamento degli acciai da costruzione e da utensili” [“Criteria for the
Selection and Treatment of Structural Steels and Tool Steels”] book series

La Nostra Storia AQM 2007

Distribution of Key To Metals products (Today TOTAL MATERIA)

La Nostra Storia AQM 2008
  • Recognition within the Lombardy Region’s QuESTIO (Quality Evaluation in Science and Technology for Innovation Opportunity (knowledge base for Centres of Research and Technological Transfer (CRTT)
  • Strengthening of fracture mechanics, product testing and environmental analysis services through collaboration agre ements with Lucchini RS, CF Gomma and CRC srl
La Nostra Storia AQM 2009

Italian Welding Institute (IIS) approves AQM as Training Centre for welders of polyethylene pipes and fittings

La Nostra Storia AQM 2010

AQM becomes member of the Lombardy Aerospace Cluster

La Nostra Storia AQM 2011

Major investments in equipment for fracture mechanics and fatigue testing

La Nostra Storia AQM 2012
  • Opening of a branch at Castel San Giovanni (PC)
  • Starting of the Nace Corrosion Test Lab
  • Extension of ACCREDIA accreditation to the testing and calibration laboratories
  • Launch of the “Atlante micrografico degli acciai speciali da costruzione e da utensili” (Micrographic Atlas of Special Structural Steels and Tool Steels) book series
La Nostra Storia AQM 2013
  • Aqm – Csa group agreements for plumbing test (mechanical test, NSF 61 and low lead)
  • Extension of e-commerce service at all over AQM’activities
  • Extension of ACCREDIA accreditation for corrosion test and particular chemical analyses
La Nostra Storia AQM 2014
  • ACCREDIA accreditation for Non Destructive Tests
  • ASM International and AQM collaboration
  • Starting of industrial Tomography
La Nostra Storia AQM 2015
  • Nadcap accreditation
  • High Pressure Die Casting School (HPDC) with the collaboration of CSMT Gestione S.C.A.R.L.
La Nostra Storia AQM 2016
  • New metrological laboratories
  • Expansion of machinery and non desctructive test area
La Nostra Storia AQM 2018
  • Further expansion of AQM laboratories
  • Master in Metallurgy 4.0
La Nostra Storia AQM 1982

Foundation of AQM and start of operations at the location on Viale Italia, in Brescia, on the former ATB spa site

La Nostra Storia AQM 1990

AQM’s laboratories are moved to the new headquarters at Virle tre Ponti, Rezzato (BS)

La Nostra Storia AQM 1992

Reorganisation of the company and implementation of the industrial plan

La Nostra Storia AQM 1994
  • Acquisition of Analisi srl
  • AQM becomes UNI & CEI Info Point for consultation and sales of standards
  • Start of technical and organisation consulting services
La Nostra Storia AQM 1998

AQM becomes the first Italian welding school to be accredited by IIS (Italian Welding Institute)

La Nostra Storia AQM 2001
  • AQM becomes an IIS Centre of Excellence
  • AQM becomes an EWF/IAB (European Welding Federation) Authorised Training Body
  • AQM obtains UNI EN ISO 9001 certification for its Training and Consulting services
La Nostra Storia AQM 2002
  • AQM becomes accredited by the Lombardy Region as a training centre
  • Extension of UNI EN ISO 9001 certification to all AQM activity sectors
  • SIT (now ACCREDIA DT) accreditation of the Calibration Laboratories
La Nostra Storia AQM 2004
  • Moving to the new headquarters in Provaglio d’Iseo (BS)
  • IIS approves AQM as Non-Destructive Testing Centre
La Nostra Storia AQM 2006

Launch of the “I Criteri di scelta e di trattamento degli acciai da costruzione e da utensili” [“Criteria for the
Selection and Treatment of Structural Steels and Tool Steels”] book series

La Nostra Storia AQM 2007

Distribution of Key To Metals products (Today TOTAL MATERIA)

La Nostra Storia AQM 2008
  • Recognition within the Lombardy Region’s QuESTIO (Quality Evaluation in Science and Technology for Innovation
    Opportunity (knowledge base for Centres of Research and Technological Transfer (CRTT)
  • Strengthening of fracture mechanics, product testing and environmental analysis services through collaboration agre ements with Lucchini RS, CF Gomma and CRC srl
La Nostra Storia AQM 2009

Italian Welding Institute (IIS) approves AQM as Training Centre for welders of polyethylene pipes and fittings

La Nostra Storia AQM 2009

Riconoscimento dell’Istituto Italiano della Saldatura (IIS) come Centro Addestramento saldatori di tubi e raccordi in polietilene

La Nostra Storia AQM 2010

AQM becomes member of the Lombardy Aerospace Cluster

La Nostra Storia AQM 2011

Major investments in equipment for fracture mechanics and fatigue testing

La Nostra Storia AQM 2012
  • Opening of a branch at Castel San Giovanni (PC)
  • Starting of the Nace Corrosion Test Lab
  • Extension of ACCREDIA accreditation to the testing and calibration laboratories
  • Launch of the “Atlante micrografico degli acciai speciali da costruzione e da utensili” [“Micrographic Atlas of Special Structural Steels and Tool Steels”] book series
La Nostra Storia AQM 2013
  • Aqm – Csa group agreements for plumbing test (mechanical test, NSF 61 and low lead)
  • Extension of e-commerce service at all over AQM’activities
  • Extension of ACCREDIA accreditation for corrosion test and particular chemical analyses
La Nostra Storia AQM 2014
  • ACCREDIA accreditation for Non Destructive Tests
  • ASM International and AQM collaboration
  • Starting of industrial Tomography
  • Launch of the “Atlante micrografico degli acciai speciali da costruzione e da utensili” [“Micrographic Atlas of Special
La Nostra Storia AQM 2015

Nadcap accreditation for Material Testing
High Pressure Die Casting School (HPDC) with the collaboration of CSMT Gestione S.C.A.R.L.

La Nostra Storia AQM 2016
  • New metrological laboratories
  • Expansion of machinery and non desctructive
La Nostra Storia AQM 2018

Further expansion of AQM laboratories