Whitepaper: Chapter 6 – Alvant

There is increasing pressure on manufacturers, from both government policy and customer demand, to improve the sustainability of their products while also meeting stringent cost and performance requirements. In this white paper, we interview John Bonas, managing director of Alvant, an advanced materials company that specialises in the design, development, testing and manufacture of aluminium metal matrix composite materials and components (AMCs).

With the potential to be used across a range of industries, AMCs not only help meet sustainability targets but also enhance product capability. Having recently closed an investment round, Alvant is now working with Turquoise as it takes the next steps on its journey towards securing future growth through partnerships and/or investment from strategic players.

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