As a national technology innovation demonstration enterprise, a national excellent enterprise with intellectual property advantages, a hi-tech enterprise, and a production-teaching-research-application integrated enterprise, Alnan has set up multiple R & D and innovation platforms, including an international technology cooperation base, a post-doctoral workstation, a key laboratory on aluminium materials and aluminium processing, an academician workstation, a national and local joint engineering research center on aluminum alloy new materials for automotive and an aluminum alloy engineering technology research center for rail transit.
In recent years, Alnan has: undertaken more than 100 research projects of various levels, including 16 national projects and 50 provincial-level projects; applied for 177 patents and gained 102 patents authorization, including 54 invention patents, 34 utility model patents, and 14 appearance design patents; published more than 100 theses on core journals; participated in the compiling of 1 industry standard and 3 local standards.
With years of technological innovation, Alnan has won China Outstanding Patent Award, First Prize on the New Material Industry Exhibition of China International Industry Fair (CIIF), 4 First Prize and 3 Second Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award, Second Prize and Third Prize of Science and Technology Invention Award, First Prize of Outstanding New Product Achievement Award, and Technological Innovation Benchmarking Enterprise Award. Its 9 products won the title of Famous Brand Product and 12 products have passed the new product certification.
Alnan keeps providing support to the extensive exchanges and cooperation between technicians and encouraging them to participate in various scientific and technological exchange activities. Technicians from Alnan have won Bronze Medal in the 2nd China Military-Civilian Technology Innovation and Application Competition, First Prize of National Enterprise Innovation Method Competition which was held by China Association for Science and Technology, and Second Prize of 2017 Guangxi Industrial Innovation Contest.
With the establishment of Institute of the Research and Application for new aluminum alloy materials for aerospace industry, Alnan has recruited a large number of senior talents in the aluminum industry, and built a high-level R&D, support and management team consisting of academicians from Chinese Academy of Engineering, Russian Academy of Engineering, Russian Academy of Cosmonautics, and National Academy of Engineering Sciences of Belarus, as well as the chief scientist of China’s “973” National Aluminum Program, the leading talent of “Guangxi Bagui Scholar ” and over 100 researchers that have Master’s Degree or Doctor’s Degree, covering various subjects, such as materials, press working, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and technology, etc.