Almetron

Client: Almetron

Sector: Manufacturing

Geographic location: North Wales

Qualifying R&D expenditure included costs for:

  • Staffing
  • Subcontractors
  • Consumables

The Company

Almetron develop and manufacture bespoke chemical formulations for a range of specialist sectors including aerospace, automotive, construction, textile, industrial cleaning and agriculture.

New laws from the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) had led to increased regulations around hard-chrome plating (HCP), a process widely used in aerospace and defence. In response, Almetron’s in-house research chemists developed a suitable alternative from their manufacturing plant in Wrexham.

The Solution

Developing a new, compliant solution to restricted materials required additional skills and expertise. Subsequently, Almetron invested significantly on research and development.

“We’d heard of R&D before but weren’t completely sure about what we could claim for. Champion were brilliant throughout the entire process and questioned all our investments to see exactly what we’d spent in order to maximise the numbers. 

“R&D is a core part of our business and we continually evolve and improve our products to stay ahead of our competitors.”

Georgie Rogers, director of Almetron

Champion Accountants has so far helped SMEs claim more than £50million in R&D relief – with a 100 per cent success rate.

To see what you could claim, contact David Herd on:

E: david.herd@championgroup.co.uk

T: 0161 703 2500

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