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ABOUT US

Specialist in supply of Hazardous Area Electrical Products

OUR REPUTATION IS BUILT ON COMMITMENT TO PROVIDING CUSTOMERS WITH HIGH QUALITY ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS THAT MEET INDUSTRY STANDARDS

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 in-house technical expertise with reliability, integrity and value for money. Our reputation is built on commitment to providing 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 VISION AND 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.
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ACCOUNTABILITY

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…
excellence -Develop and maintain strong, long lasting relationships by delivering on promises and providing great service.

EXCELLENCE

Develop and maintain strong, long lasting relationships by delivering on promises and providing great service.   Encourage our people to think pro-actively and continually look for new ways to exceed customer expectations…
Learn- Support the learning and development of our most important asset, our people.

LEARN

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 HISTORY

AEL Electrical – Global Specialists in the Supply of IEC, IECEx & ATEX Electrical Equipment

1981

Incorporation of company. Services are limited to specialising in installation of security alarms and electronic repairs.

AEL- 1981 - Incorporation
1983 - Rebranded as Electrical Supply company & Management Buyout by Current CEO – AEL Aberdeen Limited

1983

Graeme Mackie takes over as CEO and company is rebranded as an electrical supply company, specialising in the supply of European Electrical Equipment – AEL is born.

AEL- Original logo

1984

Due to continued interest in AEL service capabilities from current and prospective customers, AEL establishes its first office & warehousing space in Victoria Road, Torry, Aberdeen.

AEL establishes its first office & warehousing space in Victoria Road, Torry, Aberdeen

1990

AEL relocates to Unit 3, Altens Lorry Park in Aberdeen to allow for further growth with increased stocking capabilities. 

2005

AEL invests further by acquiring further office space at Unit 4 Altens Lorry Park in Aberdeen. This additional space allows for further stock investment and increased office space.

AEL invests further by acquiring further office space at Unit 4 Altens Lorry Park in Aberdeen.
2010 – Due to further growth locally and internationally AEL relocates Headquarters to Bridge of Don in Aberdeen.

2010

Due to further growth locally and internationally AEL relocates Headquarters to Bridge of Don in Aberdeen. This provides double the capacity of space to allow for further growth.

2012

Company establishes presence in Houston, looking to expand into US market.

2012 - Initiated entrance into the US market
Baku

2013

Company initiates entrance into Azerbaijani and Middle East market.

2014

 Growing demand in the Middle East market prompts opening of office in Baku.

2014 – AEL opened Baku office
Houston - 2015

2015

Continued demand and success in the US market leads to incorporation of AEL Americas Inc with base in Houston, Texas.

2017

Company initiates entrance to market in Mexico.

2017 – Company initiates entrance to market in Mexico
2019 – Introduction of a Subsea & Renewable division, adding to AEL’s portfolio of services.

2019

 Introduction of a Subsea & Renewable division, adding to AEL’s portfolio of services.

2020

Continued growth in US prompts move to larger office and warehouse space in Houston.

2020 - Moved to larger office space - Tern Place, Aberdeen
Rebranded AEL - Celebrating 40 years

2021

Celebrating 40 Years in Business.

2022

Continued growth and demand in Mexico prompts move to larger office space.

Specialists in Control, Automation and Hazardous Area Equipment

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…

OUR QUALITY STANDARDS

Quality and Safety as our absolute priority for every one of our products and services

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