Company Timeline

 

2011


MMAC Future 50 Recipient 3 rd Year

Celebrating 25 years in Business 1986-2011


2010

MMAC Future 50 Recipient– 2 nd Year
INC 5000 List – Rank 3492/5000
Diversity Business Award Recipient

  • Top 500 Women Owned Businesses – 363/500
  • Top 50 Women Owned in Wisconsin – 6/50
  • Top 50 Diversity Owned in Wisconsin – 8/50

Became the exclusive service parts distributor for the Physio-Control LIFEPAK 9 and 10 defibrillators.


2009

Received CE Marking for Alpha Source Manufactured Products
Awarded Premier Contract through 2012
Redesigned Website
Named Future 50 Company
Became a Maxtec Distributor
Expanded International and Marketing Department
Achieved DOTMed Certification


2008

Became a GE Healthcare Monitoring Systems Distributor
Became a Masimo Distributor
Expanded International, Inside and Outside Sales Teams
Alpha Source / Access Battery's Class 2 Battery Packs became licensed with Health Canada
Earned Motorola A+ Distributor Level.


2007

Moved into 42,000 Square Foot Newly Renovated Facility
Hired Quality Manager to Support Ongoing Quality Initiatives
Became a Physio-Control a Division of Medtronic Distributor
Became a Zoll Distributor
Earned Motorola A+ Distributor Level
Received Highest Annual Growth Award from Enersys.


2006

Achieved ISO & CMDCAS registration
Alpha Source celebrates 20 year anniversary
Awarded Federal Supply Schedule for Batteries & Battery Packs (GSA Multiple Award Schedule Holder)
Expanded Sourcing Department .


2005

Charter Member of Professional Women in Healthcare
Acquired Access Battery in Elizabeth, Colorado to expand medical & communications battery product line.
Established International Department


2004

Became an authorized distributor for Tripp Lite power protection equipment.


2003

Became a member of Health Industry Distributors Association.


2002

Alpha Source signs agreement with Service Master/Aramark for clinical engineering repair parts and supplies.


2001

Completed stock re-purchase
Became a certified Women Business Enterprise
Celebrates 15 years in business.


2000

MAGNET Buying Group signs second 3 year contract for Batteries, Lamps, Diagnostic Instruments and Sony Medical Equipment.
Alpha Source is one of 10 largest distributors of compact xenon lamps worldwide.


1999

Sales continue to increase within medical market.


1998

ConMed agrees to add Alpha Source as a distributor of medical/surgical product line.
One Source/Purchase Connection sign 3 year agreement for specialty lamps.


1997

7/31/98 Fiscal Year Sales increased a record 35%
Medical Market accounts for 65% of gross revenue
Alpha Source expands into new facility.
MAGNET Buying Group signs a 3 year agreement for specialty lamps & diagnostic instruments.


1996

EG&G/Perkin Elmer approaches Alpha Source to distribute new compact xenon lamp. EG&G/Perkin Elmer private labels compact xenon lamps for Alpha Source.
Heine agrees to add Alpha Source as a distributor.
Alpha Source adds line of specialty medical grade batteries and battery packs.


1995

Welch Allyn agrees to add Alpha Source, Inc. as a distributor. Fifty Percent of company revenue generated from the medical market.


1991

Entry into the medical market with specialty lamps.


1990

Began process of developing a strategic marketing plan to target the medical market.


1987

Alpha Source was incorporated as a distributor of specialty lamps to the micrographic market, and a re-seller of production
micrographic equipment.


1986

Company started by Norine Carlson-Weber


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