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Metal industry news, August 2017

US 3D printing trade association America Makes has recently celebrated its five-year anniversary.

LPW Technology has created the LPW/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in ‘Alloy and microstructure design for additive layer manufacturing’ .

GE Additive says that it is actively selecting companies to become certified additive production centers for its customers.

Fredrik Emilson has been appointed new president and CEO of Höganäs AB.

Croft Additive Manufacturing (CAM) plans to run a new industry workshop to support those wanting to find out more about metal 3D printing and its benefits.

The latest research from POWDERMET2017 and AMPM2017 has been released in two new electronic publications.

The MPIF has reported that Vernon Griffiths passed away recently at the age of 88.

Additive manufacturing company Sintavia, has hired two new VPs.

H.C. Starck has introduced the Amperprint range, consisting of gas atomized metal powders specifically designed for additive manufacturing (AM).

Paul Polesnak has been appointed quality assurance manager at alloy specialist Franklin Bronze Precision Components.

Renishaw has reported first half year revenue of £240.4 million, an increase of 21% from £198.5 million for the same period of 2016.

Automotive specialist Bodycote reports revenues growth of 18.8% to £345.7 million in the first half of 2017.

voestalpine reports a yearly increase in revenue by 2.0%, from €11.1 billion to €11.3 billion.

Graphite processor Superior Graphite is commemorating 100 years of manufacturing graphite and carbon-based solutions for its global customer base.

Custom Automation and Machinery Inc has formed a strategic partnership with US press manufacturer LMG Presses.

COSM Advanced Manufacturing Systems LLC has been selected to design an electron beam 3D printing system for an in-space autonomous assembly program.

An official call for presentations has been announced for AMPM2018, taking place in San Antonio, Texas, from 17–20 June 2018.

3D printing specialist Renishaw and Aeromet International Limited plan to improve the processing of Aeromet’s A20X aluminium alloy.

Fisher Unitech, which makes 3D design software tools, has partnered with Desktop Metal to add metal 3D printing solutions to its portfolio.

Kyocera Corporation has acquired 100% ownership of fastener and tool manufacturer Senco Holdings Inc.

Materials specialist BASF has reported Q2 sales of €16.3 billion, up 12% from the same period of 2016.

Carpenter Technology Corporation has announced the financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.

An official call for papers and posters has been announced for Powdermet2018, taking place from 17–20 June 2018 in San Antonio, Texas.

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