Almit is one of the world's top 5 manufacturers and suppliers of soldering agents. These are used successfully in the automotive sector, in the aerospace industry, as well as in consumer electronics and in the field of medical technology. In 1956, the mother company Nihon Almit was founded in Japan, which is one of the pioneers in the development and production of solder wires. At the end of 2000, Almit GmbH was founded in Bietigheim-Bissingen. In July 2005, the company headquarters were relocated to Michelstadt near Frankfurt am Main, where the warehouse for Central Europe has been located ever since. The products manufactured in Asia are distributed worldwide by Almit, while Almit Germany concentrates on the European and North African markets.