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Metal industry news, April 2016

Höganäs is exhibiting its range of products at thermal spray show ITSC 2016.

Charles B Blanton has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee B05 on Copper and Copper Alloys.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has released a video for consumers explaining reducing vehicle emissions.

Hoeganaes, part of GKN Powder Metallurgy, is starting production of automotive grade powders in China for the Asian market.

The Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (AINST) has been officially opened in Sydney.

Sinterite has renewed it of its ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation to May 2019.

Heinrich Georg GmbH has acquired North American machine tool builder Capco Machinery Systems, Inc.

Kyocera Corporation is to acquire 100% ownership of SGS Tool Company and its group companies.

Phillips-Medisize Corporation was recognized as the 2015 Business of the Year (30 or more employees) in St. Croix County, Wisconsin.

The MPIF has concluded its judging of parts submitted to its Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards competition.

Freeman Technology has been presented with the ASTM’s Richard S Ladd Standards Development Award.

Jean-Sébastien Jacques has been appointed new chief executive of Rio Tinto.

The Hilti Group closed the 2015 financial year with sales growth of +5.8% in local currencies, it reports.

AM specialist Concept Laser has reported a 54% increase in sales in 2015 compared to the previous year.

Umicore reports it was confirmed that Umicore did not directly infringe or induce infringement of patents asserted against it by BASF.

Plansee is further expanding its production capacity in Korea.

H.C. Starck has partnered with the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Center for Heat Treating Excellence (CHTE).

Höganäs AB is testing a new high-capacity transport (HCT) truck to be used in carrying metal powder from Höganäs to the port of Helsingborg in Sweden.

According to Wohlers Report 2016, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry grew 25.9% (CAGR) to US$5.165 billion in 2015.

AcuteMarketReports has published a new report about the chrome metal powder market

Premium Aerotec has signed a cooperation agreement with Concept Laser to supply additive manufacturing machines.

GE has celebrated the grand opening of its new additive manufacturing (AM) facility located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMV) has reported a modest 1.5% growth for British commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturing in February.

North Carolina State University researchers in the US suggest that composite metal foams (CMFs) could be more effective at insulating against high heat.

Maxon Motor has given GKN Sinter Metals Spa AG based in Bruneck, Italy its 2015 Supplier Award for best overall performance.

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