About AVZ

Established in 1961, AVZ has since expanded into one of the largest suppliers of profiles and components for aluminium applications in the Benelux region. As a stock-keeping wholesaler, employing a work force of 96, and operating in some 34 countries.

AVZ is a subsidiary of the AVZ Group and part of the Shutters & Awnings division. Together we are part of StellaGroup, a leading player in  in the field of roller shutters, roller doors and related products.

AVZ’s 97-strong workforce does its utmost on a daily basis to supply our global customers with components and accessories for our innovative systems. These high quality systems are developed by our own technology and development department, which focuses on a delicate balance of ease of assembly & installation, functionality and quality. Our warehouse, which has a floor area of over 28,500 m2, can supply almost the entire product range to specialist customers directly from stock.

Our range comprises:

  • Aluminium trade and bodywork profiles
  • Exterior sun protection systems
  • Terrace roof systems
  • Insect screen systems
  • Roller shutters
  • Sectional and roller doors
  • Motors and control systems
  • Sun protection fabric

Find out more about our systems.

AVZ is divided into various specialist departments, to offer you the best possible support. 

AIB
We take great pride in supporting our customers. And this remains the case during busy periods, when the sun is blazing and the summer season is in full swing.

AIB is AVZ’s processing department, which is equipped with an extensive range of professional metalworking machinery. AIB can carry out the following forms of processing for you:

  • Cutting aluminium profiles to length
  • Drilling holes
  • Milling
  • Tapping
  • Punching
  • Turning (spindles and props)

There is no need for you to invest in the purchase and maintenance of expensive machinery yourself therefore, while you can also save time. This also helps reduce your workload, particularly during peak season, giving you more time to devote to your core business.

Caralu

This AVZ business unit is a Specialist in automotive bodywork and high-quality aluminium solutions for 40 years for the coachbuilding, customised and recreational vehicle sectors. Its range comprises both special and standard profiles, plates, bespoke windows, components and systems. Depending on customer requirements, Caralu supplies parts and systems either fully assembled or in components directly from stock, enabling you to set to work straight away.

Reflex
Specialists in the field of roller shutters and garage doors, this department can supply you with numerous A-brands, including Alulux, ASA, Selve and Somfy and our own brand, Reflex. In addition to roller shutter slats, casings and other components, Reflex supplies the matching motors and control systems. 

ZTB
Sun protection customers can rely on ZTB to provide additional service and support. The driving force behind this department is called is Arno. He is the single point of contact for all queries, comments and orders, which ensures that we operate efficiently and effectively. You need not necessarily quote an item number to place an order with ZTB, but may also simply tell us what type of system you want. Arno will then process the order, which includes the option of applying the fabric to the tube for you. ZTB can naturally supply AVZ’s entire range.

 

Given that AVZ has over half a century of experience in our field, we no longer supply only domestic customers. Our systems are nowadays exported throughout the world. And due to their extensive range of applications, we also supply them to a highly varied professional customer base.

Sun protection specialists are by far the largest customer group purchasing our vast range of components for sunprotection systems. These specialists order our components, which they then assemble to supply appealing and sturdy finished products. However, our customer base also comprises assemblers of terrace roofs, insect screen systems and roller shutters.

In addition, our aluminium profiles are widely used in project outfitting, interior decoration, shop fitting and furniture industries, etc. Furthermore, our Caralu department can supply the types of profiles and components required by coachbuilders. 

AVZ does not serve private individuals, but supplies solely companies that are registered with the Chamber of Commerce.

Development, processing, stock keeping, storage and sales all take place under one roof at AVZ. This is why we often refer to AVZ as a one-stop shop. This means that our customers can rely on:

  • Continuous product development
  • Swift supply of an extensive range
  • Efficient stock management
  • Direct supply from a warehouse with a floor area exceeding 28,500 m2
  • Bespoke processing and delivery available
  • Marketing support
  • Over fifty years of market knowledge

In addition to its head office in Best, AVZ has various branches throughout the Netherlands, each with its own specialisation, yet all subsidiaries of the AVZ-Group:

SunStock
Wholesaler and supplier of components for sun protection systems.
www.sunstockholland.nl

Hylas

Specialist in the tailoring of fabrics for the sun protection industry.
www.hylas.nl

Smits
Manufacturer and supplier of ready-made sun protection products and insect screen systems.
www.smitsrolluiken.nl
 

AVZ at work

Working for AVZ

We regularly have vacancies for motivated (temporary or permanent) staff. AVZ is a highly financially sound company with an informal, international corporate culture. Our short lines of communication enable us to respond swiftly, and therefore to achieve our ambitious plans. We also offer favourable primary and secondary terms of employment. Are you the right person to complement our competent team? If so, then contact us personally.

AVZ facts and figures

  • Founded in 1961
  • 97-strong workforce
  • 10,000 Items in stock
  • Over 28,500 m2 of warehouse space
  • Service level of 99%
  • Operations in over 20 countries

AVZ company video

AVZ has been supplying aluminium sections and components directly from stock since it was founded in 1961. Throughout the past fifty years, we have further expanded our range to include components for systems which we develop in-house, including exterior sun protection, terrace roofs and insect screens.

For further information about AVZ, our product range and/or our services, please contact a member of our staff.