About Us

AEL was founded in 1981 and has since become a leading Specialist Electrical Distributor, with particular expertise in hazardous area electrical products. We combine comprehensive processes, systems, and inhouse technical expertise with reliability, integrity and value for money. 

Our reputation is built on our commitment to providing our customers with high quality electrical products that meet industry standards, such as IECEx/IEC/ATEX. 

With a wide global network that spans over three continents and covers strategic markets in the UK, USA, Mexico, and the Caspian & Middle Eastern region, we are able to ensure our services and products are delivered “On time, Every time”

Our History

1981- Incorporation of Company specialising in Installation of Security alarms & Electronic Repairs

AEL Aberdeen established as a specialist electrical distributor
AEL is a specialist electrical distributor specializing in hazardous area electrical equipment

1983- Rebranded as Electrical Supply company & Management Buyout by Current CEO – AEL Aberdeen Limited

1996 - Certified ISO 9000

ISO 9000

2009- Re-Certified ISO 9001:2008

2014 – Local office created in Baku, Azerbaijan

baku, azerbaijan

2014 – Certified OHSAS 18001

2015 – Incorporated AEL Americas Inc

Houston, Texas

2016 – Re-Certified ISO 9001:2015

2019 – Incorporated AEL Electrical Mexico S DE RL DE CV

2020 – Re-Certified ISO 45001

2021 – Celebrating 40 Years in Business (1981 – 2021)

Our Vision & Values

At AEL our vision is always focused around our customers and their experience. Our robust systems, technical expertise and continual pursuit for improvements ensures we uphold our values to be on time, every time. We strive to be the international leader in the supply of electrical products and services and our commitment to constantly keep up with technological advancements and innovation reflects this.

Our values define who we are as a company and set the goals that we want to achieve

  • Take Responsibility for our actions, while remaining open to feedback and willing to change
  • Do what's right for our customers and always do what we say we will

  • Develop and maintain strong, long lasting relationships by delivering on promises and providing great service
  • Encourage our people to think proactively and continually look for new ways to exceed customer expectation

  • Support the learning and development of our most important asset, our people
  • Learn from our experiences by developing our skills and knowledge which will help to enhance our relationships with our customers

Our Locations

We are Global. We have our presence in the UK, USA, Mexico and Azerbaijan in addition to serving regional markets including Canada, UAE, Turkey among others.

Our Industries

At AEL we have an expansive portfolio, supplying specialist electrical products to a range of industries from Marine to Renewables and much more
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