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Metal industry news, March 2014

New appointment at Metcar

Metallized Carbon Corporation (Metcar) has hired Roxanne Andrian as quality assurance manager.

The SKF Group has reached a settlement with the European Commission (EC), following an investigation regarding the supply of its bearings to the European a

The global recycling market for platinum, palladium and other platinum group metals is expected to grow by around 8.2%.

Arcam has reported a 43% rise in net sales in 2013, up SEK 199.4 million from SEK 139.1 million in 2012.

According to new figures from the SMMT, the average new car in the UK now emits 128.3g/km of CO2 – 3.6% less than last year and almost 30% better than in 2

Hardmetal specialist Kennametal has been named one of the world's most ethical companies for the third year running.

Carpenter Technology says it plans to increase the price of all its specialty stainless, high temperature, electronic and premium alloy steels.

Robert J Dowding, research manager for materials and manufacturing science at the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL), has received the first-ever Vanguard A

Umicore has opened a new production facility for catalysts used in heavy duty diesel (HDD) vehicles such as trucks and buses.

Plansee has opened a new sales office in Singapore.

Wolf Minerals Limited has announced that work to build the first new metal mine in the UK for 45 years is under way.

3D printing specialist Optomec has been awarded a new US patent for a miniaturised aerosol jet print head geometry that is reportedly smaller, lighter weig

2014 marks the 25 anniversary of the formation of the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA).

3D Material Technologies (3DMT), a division of metal injection moulding (MIM) specialist ARC Group, has purchased two EOS laser sintering machines.

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine (MIRM) have begun a project l

SKF has reported net sales of SEK 63,597 million in 2013, down slightly from SEK 64,575 million in 2012.

3D metal printer machine supplier ExOne has appointed Timothy R Pierce as US chief operating officer (COO).

A new report covering the Chinese molybdenum powder industry has been published.

Hardide Coatings, a developer of nanotechnology tungsten carbide-based coatings, has entered into a strategic supply agreement with GE to supply coating fo

The US Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), along with the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) and 3D printing institute America Makes, has put tog

GRIPM, a Beijing-based electrolytic copper powder producer, has acquired a majority stake in Makin Metal Powders UK Ltd (MMP).

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RTI International Metals, the owner of metal AM specialist Directed Manufacturing, has reported net sales of US$783.3 million in 2013, compared to US$700.0

President Obama has created a US Department of Defense (DOD)-supported consortium of businesses and university with a focus on lightweight and modern metal

Aluminium powder producer Alcoa has been named the most admired metals company in the world for the third consecutive year in Fortune magazine’s annual ran

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