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Metal industry news, November 2017

Kevin Cummings, previously CEO designate of GKN, will reportedly leave the board and GKN with immediate effect.

America Makes has made a project call for Phase 3 of its ‘Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low-Cost Sustainment (MAMLS)’ program.

The SME has elected and installed six international directors to serve as the governing body of the organization.

Silicon Sense has been granted registration by the US EPA to import nanodiamonds into the US for industrial purposes.

ASTM International plans to extend its deadlines by one week for proposals for a new center of excellence in additive manufacturing.

Linde has signed a memorandum of understanding with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to expand its nitrogen facilities.

H.C. Starck’s Fabricated Products division says that material prices for its refractory metals will probably inrease into 2018.

A fourth edition of a MIM booklet has now been released by the EPMA.

R-TECH Materials said that it increased visitors to its stand by 350% at this year’s Advanced Engineering show.

America Makes reports back from its annual Members Meeting and Exchange (MMX) event, held on 15-16 November 2017 in Youngstown, USA.

ASTM International plans to establish a center of excellence in the field of additive manufacturing.

The EPMA has issues a call for papers for Euro PM2018, taking place in Bilbao, Spain, from 14–18 October 2018.

Attendance for the Advanced Engineering show which took place recently in Birmingham, UK, was up 15%, according to its organizers.

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has announced that registration has opened for MIM2018.

Boeing reports that it has invested in Gamma Alloys, a US aluminum alloy specialist.

H.C. Starck Surface Technology and Ceramic Powders GmbH has reportedly joined additive manufacturing (AM) organization America Makes.

Gas company Linde has opened a hydrogen filling station in Munich, Germany as a fuel for zero-emissions fuel-cell vehicles.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company Sintavia LLC says that it has received AS9100 Revision D certification.

GKN says that it contributed US$5 billion to the US economy in 2015 and £1.3 billion to the UK economy in the same year.

The MPIF has issued a call for papers of original and unpublished work for POWDERMET2018 taking place from 17-20 June 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Umicore has sold its ITO sputtering target activity for large area coatings to its joint venture partner First Rare Materials Co Ltd.

Gas company Linde has reported a revenue increase for the first nine months of 2017.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company Renishaw has been named as a stripe sponsor for the Bloodhound project.

AMUG's scholarship committee is now accepting applications for the Guy Bourdeau and Randy Stevens scholarships.

AMUG has selected Fried Vancraen, CEO and founder of Materialise, as its recipient of the fourth annual Innovators Award.

Solvay Performance Polyamides has begun production of its engineering plastics in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

Professor Gareth Hankins, director at additive manufacturing (AM) company Renishaw, has been awarded an achievement award.

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