Alu Star

1990-1999

ALUTECH TODAY

Thanks to the dedication and hard work of General Manager George Pfaller, Alutech has gone from only two employees to a staff more than thirty strong. For fifteen years, George positioned Alutech as the leading and most well respected producer of hurricane and security shutters today. Thanks to George’s leadership, Alutech prides itself on offering the highest quality and service.
1980-1984

BUILDING THE BUSINESS NATIONALLY

In 1984, Hans Schanz revolutionized the idea of a roll shutter. The “Studio Star” roll shutter was designed to conform to various shapes and window styles. Within a few years, the company became the market leader for asymmetrically shaped roll shutters. The company had also grown to around 30 employees, generating $2 million in revenues in 1989.
1990-1999

EXPANDING INTERNATIONALLY

During the 90s, Hans Schanz’s sons actively started working on shaping the company. In 1990, Holger Schanz incorporated WIGA GmbH. Today, he is the CEO of the company which services the Northern European shutter market with exceptional products. Joe Schanz expanded the company’s American subsidiary, further developing the company’s position within the North American market. Today, he is the president of Alutech United Inc. in Delaware, USA.
1990-1999

ALUTECH TODAY

Thanks to the dedication and hard work of General Manager George Pfaller, Alutech has gone from only two employees to a staff more than thirty strong. For fifteen years, George positioned Alutech as the leading and most well respected producer of hurricane and security shutters today. Thanks to George’s leadership, Alutech prides itself on offering the highest quality and service.

2000-Present

SECOND GENERATION

Our research and development efforts have led to one of the most diverse product lines in the North American shutter market. This ranges from our Barracuda shutters, designed for security and storm protection, to our famous “Studio Star” roll shutters. These premium products are also distributed and installed by our trained dealers nationwide.

Two out of Three Burglaries are ResidentialWhether you are looking to protect a residence or a commercial building, we can find a solution for you.According to FBI crime statistics, 2/3rd of all burglaries are committed ...

Alu Star - RC 37Of the various models of the roll down shutters available, the RC 37 foam filled slat allows for shutter application when an exceptionally small housing is necessary. Each slat is insulated ...

RC 42The RC 42 Foam Filled slat is the most commonly used shutter slat in today’s market. It is a versatile slat that conveniently rolls small and with its polyurethane foam core insulates and reduces ...

The most cost effective roll shutter we carry is the RCE 40. This version of the Hurricane Roll Shutter has:Extruded Aluminum SlatsOptional Stormbars, available for larger SpansEfficient Roll Diameter - minimizes housing sizeBuilding Code Approved ...

In addition to the Mini systems RCE 40 and Barracuda, we carry the Maxi system know as Bertha 58 with the following features for hurricane protection:End Retention System - eliminates storm barsExtra Tall Slat: 58mm ...

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