The Association of Architectural Aluminium Manufacturers of South Africa (AAAMSA) was founded by eight companies in July 1974 to foster trade and commerce in relation to those persons associated in the manufacture and installation of architectural aluminium structures.  Its main objective is to promote commercial and group interest.

Currently the AAAMSA Group administers, beside the architectural aluminium industry, the glass, ceiling and partitioning and insulation industries represented by the following Associations.