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Metal industry news, July 2016

GKN Aerospace and Rolls-Royce extend multi million agreement

GKN Aerospace and Rolls-Royce have agreed to extend the companies partnership on the Trent XWB-84 large aero engine.

Bodycote has awarded the HTS/Bodycote ‘Best Paper in Heat Treating’ Award to a WPI student.

GKN Hoeganaes has agreed to enter into a joint venture agreement with TLS Technik.

US 3D printing institute America Makes has announced the seven projects covering additive manufacturing (AM) that will receive funding of US$5.5 million.

Numanova has received a municipal license to produce metal powders.

MIM specialist Dynacast has expanded its 32,000 ft2 facility in Welshpool, United Kingdom.

UK commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturing volumes rose last month, with output growing 13.8% to 7,748 units.

Alcoa has reported net income of US$135 million, or $0.09 per share in Q2 2016.

Market report specialist Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors for the global niobium market from 2016-2020 in its latest research report.

GKN Aerospace has signed (LTA with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI).

America Makes has awarded the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) US$10 million to research Air Force AM parts.

Michael Brady, a materials scientist at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been elected a Fellow of ASM International.

The Plansee Group reports that it achieved consolidated sales of €1.18 billion in 2015.

The Powder Metallurgy (PM) Sintering Seminar, one of the PM industry's most popular programs, is returning this September.

The UK’s Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining has awarded the 2016 Ivor Jenkins Medal to John Dunkley of Atomising Systems Limited.

Schunk Sinter Metals has redesigned its website, allowing its range of products and services to be a single site for the first time.

Metal powder provider thyssenkrupp’s Steel-Service-Center group has been renamed thyssenkrupp Materials Processing Europe.

GKN has announced the appointment of Anne Stevens as a non-executive director with effect from 1 July 2016.

SKF has completed the previously announced divestments of its fly-by-wire business and its Kaydon velocity control business.

The Basic Powder Metallurgy (PM) Short Course, the PM industry's longest running course, is now open for registration, according to the MPIF.

SLM Solutions Group AG, a provider of metal-based additive manufacturing (AM) technology, plans to create a joint venture with PKM Future Holding GmbH.

ASTM International’s Committee on Copper and Copper Alloy has presented its top annual award to Andrew Kireta, Jr.

An official call for presentations has been announced for MIM2017.

A picture of an iron-copper-carbon growth on a powder metallurgy component taken through a scanning electron microscope has won a photo content.

UK automotive manufacturing turned over a record £71.6 billion last year according to the SMMT.

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