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Arcam AB says that a new powder metal (PM) factory run its powder manufacturing subsidiary AP&C in Montreal, Canada, is progressing well on plan.

Google invests in 3D printing

Desktop Metal has raised a total of US$97 million in equity funding since its founding in October 2015, led by by GV (formerly Google Ventures).

The National Science Foundation in the US has approved a grant program to support 40 students from US institutions to attend POWDERMET2017.

The MPIF reports that programs are new available for POWDERMET2017 and AMPM2017.

Umicore has reported revenues of €2.7 billion, up 1% from the previous year.

Arcam reports that its net sales increased by 12.5% in 2016 to SEK648.3 million, compared to SEK576.1 million in 2015.

Bodycote reports that its hot isostatic pressing (HIP) facility ihas earned the highest level of Nadcap accreditation.

Global aluminum and copper based powder producer Kymera plans to combine its brand names.

PM specialist GKN Powder Metallurgy plans to inaugurate a dedicated digital area for AM.

Global production of molybdenum increased to 132.0 million pounds in the third quarter of 2016.

Hardmetal specialist Kennametal reports Q2 sales of US$488 million, compared with US$524 million in the same quarter last year.

Sandvik has formed a new product area called additive manufacturing (AM) within its Sandvik Machining Solutions business area.

Zenyatta Ventures Ltd, which plans to produce graphite powder for powder metallurgy (PM), has appointed Sean Whiteford to its board of directors.

Sigma Labs has signed a commercial agreement with Pratt & Whitney.

Automotive company SKF has reported 2016 operating profit, excluding one-time items, of SEK 1,741 million.

Katharine Morgan has been appointed president of ASTM International, one of the world’s largest standards development organizations.

Rio Tinto has released its Q4 performance results.

The MPIF has selected industry veteran James P Adams to succeed C James Trombino as executive director/CEO.

Jonas Gustavsson, president of the Sandvik Machining Solutions business area, has decided to leave the company.

PM association APMI International has announced the recipients of its 2017 Fellow Award.

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The National Science Foundation in the US has approved a grant program to support 40 students from US institutions to attend POWDERMET2017.

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