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Metal industry news, July 2014

Unicore has reported revenues of € 1.2 billion, down 1% from the same period last year. Recurring EBITDA was € 221 million (down 8%).

Kyocera Unimerco opens new branch in Istanbul

Cutting tools specialist Kyocera Unimerco has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey.

Metal Technology (MTI), a a long-time fabricator of reactive and refractory alloys, says that it has successfully 3D printed coupons using C-103, a niobium

Renishaw has posted revenue for the year ended 30th June 2014 of £355.5 million, compared with £346.9 million for last year, an increase of 2%.

Concept Laser has announced plans to open a US subsidiary, following growing demand for generative laser melting with metals in the USA.

GKN Aerospace is to lead a consortium of UK companies in a £13.4 million programme focusing on the research and development of additive manufacturing (AM)

Start-up company MatterFab has developed a low cost based powder bed fusion metal 3D printer which could revolutionise design and manufacturing.

ARC Group Worldwide has appointed Tim Warden as vice president of sales and business development for 3DMT, a newly created role.

In its interim report from January to June 2014, Arcam notes a strong order intake and an increase in net sales by 21%.

3D printing specialist EOS has moved into a new technology and customer centre in its headquarters in Krailling, Germany.

Metalysis has won the Customer Value Leadership Award for 3D Printing in the Frost & Sullivan Best Practice Awards 2014.

Sandvik reported order intake of SEK 21.2 billion in Q2 compared to SEK 20.7 billion in the same period of 2013 while invoiced sales were SEK 22.1 billion,

Miba Sinter USA, a subsidiary of the Austrian Miba group, has extended its facilities in Ohio, USA.

SKF has reported net sales of SEK 34,689 million in the year to date, compared to SEK 31,544 million in the same period of 2013. Operating profit was SEK 4

BCC Research says that the global market for powder metallurgy (PM) is expected to grow to US$32 billion by 2019, registering a five-year compound annual g

The NanoSteel Company, which specializes in nano-structured steel materials, has introduced a new range of ferrous powders designed to extend steel’s capab

The Plansee Group says that in the 2013/14 fiscal year it realised sales of €1.2 billion, increasing its sales volume by 17%.

ARC Group Worldwide Inc has appointed Ali Fadel as its vice president of international sales and business development, a newly created role at ARC.

PyroGenesis Canada, a developer of advanced plasma processes, has signed a US$12.5 million contract to supply powder production systems for 3D printing to

THE MPIF is now accepting abstracts for PowderMet 2015, and the AMPM conference which runs concurrently.

ARC Group Worldwide’s 3D Material Technologies division has introduced online quoting for its proprietary rapid metal injection moulding technology, RapidM

American Cutting Edge, a US industrial blade specialist, has acquired the tungsten carbide blade business of Superion Inc.

GKN Sinter Metals’ facilities in Bonn and Radevormwald have won a quality award from a truck manufacturer.

Aluminium company Hydro and Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) have signed an agreement for Hydro to take over RTA's share of the aluminium smelter plant Sør-Norge Alum

The EPMA has celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special one off seminar and annual meeting for its 60 members.

Hoeganaes Corporation, the world leader in the production of atomized steel and iron powders, has released the latest update to its smartphone app.

Aerojet Rocketdyne says that it has successfully completed tests on a demonstration rocket engine built entirely with additive manufacturing (AM).

Sigma Labs, a developer of quality inspection systems for metal-based additive manufacturing (AM), has moved into its manufacturing phase with the purchase

The MPIF has issued a call for papers for MIM2015, which takes place from 23-25 February in Tampa, Florida, USA.

Linear Mold & Engineering, a specialist in mould rapid tooling, has announced plans to expand its 24,000 ft2 headquarters in the US by 17,000 ft2.

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