|Traded as||LSE: ALNT|
|Key people||Peter Hill, Chairman
Rick Ertmann, Interim CEO
|Revenue||£684.7 million (2013)|
|Operating income||£84.6 million (2013)|
|Net income||£61.6 million (2013)|
Alent plc is a leading global supplier of advanced surface treatment plating chemicals and electronics assembly materials. The Company is listed on the London Stock Exchange, is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index and is headquartered in Woking, UK. Major competitors of Alent are Coventya and MacDermind.
The company was established as a supplier of interconnect materials to the electronics business and remained under the ownership of Alpha Inc until that group was acquired by Cookson Group in 1984. The business was demerged when Cookson Group split into two businesses (Alent and Vesuvius plc) in December 2012.
The company makes performance materials for the electronics, automotive, industrial/construction markets and comprises two business segments.
- Enthone Inc. (Surface Chemistries) - a global supplier of electro-plating chemistry to electronic, automotive and industrial end-markets.
- Alpha Inc. (Assembly Materials) - a global supplier of interconnect materials, primarily into the electronics market.