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Metal industry news, February 2013

The MPIf reports that the chief spokesperson for President Obama’s proposed new US$1 billion initiative for a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

Cimatron Limited, a provider of integrated CAD/CAM software solutions for toolmaking and manufacturing, has announced its financial results for the fourth

Summit, NJ-based TAT Technologies has organised a “Preparation for Better Sintering” course which takes place over four days starting 12 March, 2013, in St

Bodycote posted a revenue increase of £587.8 million compared to £570.7 million in 2011.

Online registration is now available for the annual EPMA Powder Metallurgy Summer School, which this year will be held in Trento, Italy, from 8–12 July.

SKF’s acquisition of Germany-based ship components provider Blohm + Voss Industries (BVI) has been approved by the relevant authorities and is now closed.

SKF has launched the SKF Maintenance Network, a website for maintenance professionals to connect with other experts globally and get feedback on specific p

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published a number of new standards related to PM.

The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) has partnered with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation, Gardner Business M

Renishaw has been nominated for the Best Technology honour at this year's PLC Awards.

GKN Sinter Metals production facility in Bad Brückenau, Germany, has delivered its fifty-millionth synchronizer hub.

EOS and medical implant manufacturer Ruetschi Technology AG have formed a strategic partnership to target the European medical technology market for additi

Lindéngruppen AB and Foundation Asset Management (FAM) Sweden, through jointly held company H Intressenter AB, have offered to buy Höganäs for around SEK 1

NanoSteel has named Harald Lemke vice president & general manager of powder metallurgy

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) is seeking nominations for the 2013 MPIF Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy Award.

MPIF, the organisers of MIM2013, say that the event, which takes place from 4–6 March 2013 in Orlando, Florida, will feature a presentation on the firearms

Umicore’s 2012 full year financial report reflects revenue growth despite slowing demand.

APMI International has selected Olle Grinder and and Roger Lawcock to receive its 2013 Fellow Award.

Kennametal CEO Carlos Cardoso has been elected to serve as a director of Hubbell Inc, a US$3 billion manufacturer of electrical and electronic products.

Lindéngruppen AB and Foundation Asset Management Sweden AB, through jointly held company H Intressenter AB have announced a public offer to Höganäs shareho

Renishaw reports that its revenue for the six months ended 31st December 2012 was £174.2 million, up 18% on the £147.1 million for the corresponding year-a

Carpenter Technology has announced a net income of US$33 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2012, up from $23.6 million in Q2 2012.

The American Coatings Association (ACA) has drafted an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit filed by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the US C

In its year end report, Arcam has reported full-year sales of over SEK139 million and a net profit of SEK15 million.

The new accreditation means that ASTM meets all of the requirements for consensus standards development set by the SCC: transparency, openness, consensus a

Sintermetal, a subsidiary of the Schunk Group, plans to invest US$6 million in expanding its sintering plant in Ocoyoacac, Mexico.

Shifts in personnnel designed to improve operational management structure.

Renishaw has formally inaugurated its new facility based in San Pedro Garza García, Mexico.

GKN Sinter Metals has won three Supplier Quality Excellence awards from General Motors (GM) Powertrain.

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