In 1992 Karl Altenriederer founded the business AWS Stahlhandel GmbH, after having successfully traded with wire products since 1975. The company is still 100% family run and from the start deals and agreements with well-known producers have been established.
2004 AWS was certified according to ISO 9001
2006 Opening of our warehouse in Budapest, were stainless, patented and oil tempered spring wires are stored. The place was chosen because of our numerous customers in and around Budapest.
2010 Ing. Matthias Altenriederer, son of Karl Altenriederer, returned in order to secure the future of the family business.
2014 opening of our second warehouse in Varazdin (Croatia) – here we also focus on customer proximity and fast delivery.
2015 Ing. Matthias Altenriederer became managing director and since then has been leading the company together with his father.
2017 AWS celebrates its 25th anniversary
2019 The warehouse Varazdin is moved to Spielfeld in Austria to increase the capacity