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Metal industry news, May 2014

In 2013, China led the worldwide molybdenum market in terms of production, with almost 41% of the world's total molybdenum production volume, says a new re

3D powder specialist moves into the US

LPW Technology, a UK supplier of metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM), has established a US subsidiary, LPW Technology Inc.

H.C. Starck’s fabricated products division has received a Performance Excellence Award from Boeing.

PM professional society APMI International has named John R Engquist, consultant, JENS Solutions LLC, and Zhigang Fang, professor, University of Utah, to i

ASTM International Committee B10 on Reactive and Refractory Metals and Alloys has honoured Dr Anand Garde, a consulting engineer at Westinghouse Electric,

Alloy Steel International Inc has announced the recent passing of Gene Kostecki, Alloy Steel's founder.

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has opened the NTU Additive Manufacturing Centre (NAMC) to develop 3D printing technologies in Singapore.

Sandvik has completed its purchase of Varel International Energy Services.

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) has announced its 2014-15 board of directors and officers.

Metal casting company Metal Technology Inc has purchased a 3D printer to complement its existing casting and machining technology.

The US market for high performance ceramic coatings will grow at a CAGR of 6.6% to reach US$1.7 billion by 2018, up from US$1.2 billion in 2013, says a new

Hardmetal specialist Kennametal has appointed two new managers to lead its industrial and infrastructure segments.

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is working with the Bureau de Normalisation du Québec (BNQ) to help set international standards for additive manufact

Hardide Coatings has completed its first application for the Predator, a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that carries out remote observation and surveying

Sellafield UK, which runs Europe’s largest nuclear site based in the UK, plans to use 3D metal printing to help decommission potentially hazardous nuclear

Höganäs, the world’s largest producer of metal powders, has appointed a new CEO following the resignation of Alrik Danielson after nine years.

Jenike & Johanson, a specialist in powder and bulk solids storage, has expanded its global headquarters in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts, USA.

Integrated 3D Manufacturing (I3DMFG), a steel, titanium, and aluminium 3D printer for the aerospace, UAV, clean energy, automotive, and medical markets, ha

A report covering the global tungsten carbide powder market is now available.

Spritzguss + Formenbau Bergmann, a German producer of injection moulded plastic parts has moved into metal additive manufacture (AM) with its purchase of a

SISMA SpA, the biggest laser manufacturer in Italy, and German tool manufacturer Trumpf have formed a joint venture to develop a 3D printer for the mass pr

According to Wohlers Report 2014, the market for 3D printing grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.9%, the largest growth ever recorded.

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Miba AG’s group revenue rose slightly in the past fiscal year to €610.2 million, in line with the company’s expectations, according to CEO F Peter Mitterba

3D Systems says that over the past several periods it has shipped over 100 3D printers, including its stereolithography (SLA), selective laser sintering (

Kennametal Foundation is awarding US$2,000 renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study to the five winners of its 2014 Kennametal Foundation Scho

Research consultancy Dedalus Consulting has published a report that covers the global cutting tool market, focusing on end users and applications for milli

GKN Sinter Metals Danyang has been presented with the ‘Best Technical Cooperation’ Award by roller bearings specialist Schaeffler.

3DX Industries Inc has purchased an ExOne M-Flex metal printing system, opening up “a world of opportunities” for the company.

Arburg is in plans to build a new assembly hall in its Lossburg, Germany, central production location.

General Moly Inc, a US molybdenum mineral development company has announced net loss for the three months ended 31 March 2014 of US$2.4 million compared to

Umicore has reported that its revenues increased by 1% in the first quarter of 2014.

The UK government plans to invest £500 million between 2015 and 2020 to boost the ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV) industry.

In its results for fiscal Q3 2014, carbide specialist Kennametal reported total sales growth of 15% and organic sales growth of 3%.

3D printing systems specialist Optomec has formed a marketing partnership with Technology Education Concepts (TEC), a provider of academic engineering tech

Federal-Mogul has announced Q1 2014 sales of US$1.8 billion, 7% higher than the first quarter of 2013.

Bodycote has reported group revenue for the three months ended 31 March 2014 at £153 million, 2.8% higher at constant exchange rates but 2.2% lower at actu

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