Creation of FLAMA, under the name A. Alves, Lda, by its founder, António Alves, to concentrate the manufacture of metallic aluminum sink.
Diversification of business area by entering in small electrical household appliances market, a growing market with the production of deep fryers and electric grills.
Investment in research and development of new products, through a rigorous quality control, marks a new phase for the company. Starts the production of toasters, irons and stainless steel dinnerware, reinforcing its position in the industrial sector.
The export of its products, whether with it's trademark FLAMA either by recognised international brands.
Certification of the company quality system by the Portuguese Standard NP EN 29002 (ISO 9002) "Quality systems. Model for quality assurance in Production and Installation”.
Passing the public limited-liability company with the designation of FLAMA, S.A., whose main activity is the production and marketing of small electrical appliances and metal wares, initiating a new business stage.
FLAMA starts the production of espresso machines and inaugurates its first branch in the United States of America.
Bet on brand development FLAMA, through advertising and expansion of the distribution network, consolidating its leadership in the Portuguese market.
The optimization of production is one of the priorities of FLAMA for the future. The company carries out investments for increasing productivity, through the introduction of monitoring software in the manufacturing units and the implementation of the normative referential NP EN ISO 9001: 2000 quality system.
FLAMA significantly broadens its product range with the launch of new models in various categories of small electrical household appliances.
Launch of an innovative concept of espresso coffee machine for vials ESE, with patent registration.
Launch of an innovative concept of domestic draught beer machine, in partnership with the Portuguese brand Super Bock.
With the goal of extending the brand FLAMA distribution in the Iberian Peninsula, opens a commercial subsidiary in Barcelona, Spain.
Start of production of espresso machines for capsules.
Enlargement and remodeling of its industrial area in Portugal (11,000 m2). Today is a company with a very strong industrial shed, manufactures FLAMA and branded product to recognised international brands in OEM. In his portfolio of OEM customers are the most prestigious companies such as PHILIPS, ROWENTA, TEFAL, SEVERIN, TURMIX, FAGOR, DELTA, etc.
Portuguese market launch of an innovative concept of cooking machine, the Cookii.
Constituição de Flama BV na Holanda dedicada ao desenvolvimento de novos produtos