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Aluminium profiles are used in various industries and a wide range of products. Each company has its own requirements for quality, precision, and design freedom—aspects that Mifa considers crucial. Additionally, each market imposes its specific demands on our extrusion profiles. With our extensive knowledge and expertise, we can cater to different subcategories within the markets of industry, aerospace, mobility and medical.

Industry

Mifa specializes in aluminium and magnesium extrusion profiles, producing them through various techniques for industries including:

  • Machinery & Equipment
  • Electronics
  • Measurement Control Instruments
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Interiors & Lighting
  • Optics & Audio
  • Research & Development
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Precision extrusion contributes to the light technology of ETAP

Mifa’s precision extrusion is unique. With dimensional tolerances starting from +/- 0.02 mm, we are 10 times more accurate than the standard EN12020-2 norm for aluminium extrusion dictates. This level of precision opens up unparalleled possibilities. For over 45 years, our customers have sought out Mifa’s precision.

ETAP Lighting, blending their sustainable vision with ours, has resulted in the creation of human-friendly, sustainable lighting. In this case study, you can read about how we chose a sustainable path together through the use of extrusion.

Aerospace industry

Leading builders and suppliers in the aerospace industry worldwide work with extrusion profiles from Mifa. With a standard of +/- 0.02 mm accuracy and post-processing such as surface treatment and assembly, Mifa is a unique partner in this market. In the aerospace industry, aluminium profiles must be lightweight, with the strength and surface of the profile being crucial. Consistent quality is extremely important in this regard, and we are AS9100 certified. We develop extrusion profiles and components for the following products:

  • Kitchens and trolleys;
  • Instruments;
  • Lighting;
  • Seats and toilets;
  • Luggage compartments.
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Aerospace alloys

There are specific alloys that are often used in aviation. Each alloy has its own characteristics with different properties. Criteria important in choosing the right alloy include the degree of design freedom and application. We have, among others, aircraft aluminium alloys 6081, 6082, and 7075. For more information about aluminium alloys for aircraft, you can find details below.

Medical

Our precision extrusion technology enables the integration of multiple functions into one comprehensive smart profile shape, all with high accuracy. The medical market demands this high precision. Mifa’s precision products can be found in various solutions and applications, including:

  • Diagnostic laboratory equipment;
  • Medical imaging;
  • Orthopedic aids.
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Medical precision profile for new product by B|Braun

Mifa’s precision extrusion is unique. With dimensional tolerances starting from +/- 0.02 mm, we are 10 times more accurate than the standard EN12020-2 norm for aluminium extrusion dictates. This level of precision opens up unparalleled possibilities. Together with our customer B|Braun, one of the major players in the medical industry, we have had the privilege of developing profiles with utmost precision.

Mobility

The mobility market, including the automotive industry, demands innovation, high precision, design freedom, and quality—values that Mifa holds in high regard. Through our automated production, we can deliver consistency in precision profiles. In the automotive industry, we use various alloys, including 3003, 6061, 6082, AZ31, and 1050.

Quality control and assurance at Mifa go beyond meeting procedural requirements of quality standards. With the special AS9100 certificate, we comply with rigorous quality standards for the aerospace and automotive industries. This enables us to deliver profiles of utmost precision and high-quality for various end products, including:

  • Passenger cars;
  • Race cars;
  • Trucks;
  • Motorcycles;
  • Trains.
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Mifa provides NedTrain with a complete package

At NS Train Modernization (NedTrain), the existing double-decker trains have been modernized. This involves completely stripping down the train and rebuilding it from scratch. Together with our customer NedTrain, we have achieved this modernization through co-engineering and vertical integration.

Mifa is part of Aalberts

Mifa is part of the publicly listed company Aalberts. Since its inception in 1975, Aalberts has been present wherever technology is relevant and real progress can be made – human, sustainable, and financial. At Aalberts, we develop critical technologies for leading industries and everyday life. These technologies strengthen our customers’ businesses and keep our planet in good condition.

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Sustainability

Sustainability is playing an increasingly significant role within Mifa. The use of recyclable aluminium and energy-efficient production methods reduces waste and CO2 emissions. Companies in various markets are placing growing importance on sustainability when selecting suppliers, increasing the pressure on the industry to become greener. At Mifa, we have been committed to sustainability for years, making it a top-of-mind consideration.

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