From November 18th to 20th, the Finals of 2019 China Innovation Methods Competition was opened in Changsha, Hunan Province. 200 teams from all over the country participated in the competition. Among them, three teams from Guangxi Alnan Aluminum Inc. won 1 first prize, 1 second prize, and 3 third prizes, consisting of nine Alnan employees respectively from the company’s R&D Center, Technology Department and Casting and Manufacturing Center.
As one of the professional competitions of China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, the 2019 China Innovation Methods Competition is jointly organized by China Association for Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology and Hunan government in the theme of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship, methods first ”. The competition aims to fully exert the important role of innovative methods in promoting innovation and entrepreneurship, display excellent results and cultivate innovative teams.
About 30 well-known companies attended the contest, such as Valin Lysteel, CRRC Zhuzhou Institute Co., Ltd., AECC Hunan Aviation Powerplant Research Institute, Sinopec Changling Refining & Chemical Company, etc. The competition involves in multiple industries like intelligent manufacturing, petrochemical, rail transportation, aeroengines, etc.
The Alnan Team participated in the competition as winner in the Guangxi Region. After the presentation and theoretical testing, “the development of ultra large size aluminum alloy material for aviation and aerospace applications” won First Prize, “the R&D of high-toughness aluminum discs for the inner pot of electric rice cooker based on TRIZ theory” won Second Prize, and “the development and application of 7XXX aluminum alloy material for rail transit based on the TRIZ theory” won Third Prize.
Taking innovation as an important development concept, Alnan keeps making breakthrough in the key technologies of the industry. Alnan has built a complete talent team and an excellent environment for innovative development. Winning the competition not only is a recognition of the company’s efforts, but also stimulates the enthusiasm of employees. In the future, the company will play an exemplary role in innovation and development, open up a new "intelligent manufacturing" blueprint with great innovative power!