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Metal Powder news, October 2009

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) which is in charge of implementing REACH environmental legislation is staging its third Stakeholders’ Day at the Helsi

China’s largest nickel trader is taking a 15% stake in Royal Nickel Corp, a small mining outfit led by former Inco executives including ex-CEO Scott Hand.

Former Tier One PM auto parts supplier Delphi has emerged from Chapter 11, almost four years after it filed for bankruptcy protection and signalled the sta

A £1.5 million development grant to Metalysis, is to help provide 90 jobs at the speciality metals technology innovator.

Michael E Lutheran, vice president of United States Metal Powders Inc (USMP), based in Flemington, New Jersey has been elected president of the Metal Powde

Business performance at Belgian materials group Umicore improved in Q3, reflecting a combination of better than expected sales developments in most segment

OM Holdings Limited (OMH) has bought a large stake in the Tshipi é Ntle manganese project in the Kalahari Basin, South Africa. It has acquired 49.9% equity

Metaldyne Corporation has completed the sale of substantially all of its assets to MD Investors Corporation.

Data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) shows a total of 1.3 million vehicles were sold in China during September, up 77.

India, with the ninth largest auto industry in the world, is becoming a major export base for the global business.

GKN’s powder metallurgy business returned to profit in June, towards the end of a half year that was described by Sir Kevin Smith, CEO of UK-based GKN plc

The online Global Powder Metallurgy Database (GPMD) has added a new section which contains more than 130 full fatigue curves for a number of Fe, Cu and C s

Researchers from Japan have developed a method for producing metal nanowires that heats carbon nanotubes and a metal powder together in a vacuum.

Following the jailing of three people earlier this year in the wake of the conspiracy to steal trade secrets from powder-forging experts Metaldyne (Metal P

General Motors Company, GM, is investing more than $230 million in four GM plants in the greater Flint, Mich., area to support the production of the fuel-e

Industrial production rose 0.7% in September after an upwardly revised gain of 1.2% in August, according to a newly released report from the Federal Reserv

Metalforming companies expect business conditions and incoming orders to plateau during the final quarter of 2009. That’s according to the October 2009 Pre

The Association Connecting Electronic Industries, IPC, has released its Worldwide Annual Printed Circuit Boards Report. The release projects double-digit d

Honda recently named DuPont Automotive OEM Coatings a Supplier of the Year for outstanding performance in providing products and services. Out of a base of

Joe Powder, the powder coating expert featured in the monthly “Ask Joe Powder” section of Metal Finishing magazine, will now be available to answer reader

The AESF Foundation announces the last call for its Electroplating and Surface Finishing Course, scheduled to take place Oct. 26–29 at the Holiday Inn Expr

Representatives from Elsyca, a Leuven, Belguim-based company specializing in numerical modelling technology to predict and optimize electrochemical process

Auto sales in the U.S. fell by 23% in September, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department. Hardest-hit were General Motors and Ch

Employers cut 263,000 jobs in September, bringing the U.S. unemployment rate to 9.8%—a 26-year high. That’s according to a report issued by the U.S. Depart

Jordan Barab, acting chief of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, recently signaled his organization’s intent to implement the Glob

DYMAX, Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced light-curable adhesives, coatings, and curing equipment, has announced the appointment of Peter Zazzaro as g

General Motors Company, GM, will add a third shift at three facilities—Fairfax, Kan.; Ft. Wayne, Ind.; and Lansing Delta Township, Mich. The additional shi

The monthly North American printed circuit board report from the Association Connecting Electronic Industries, IPC, shows declines among both shipments and

Jeff Grodecki, technical support manager for Columbia Chemical, becomes the latest addition to the “Ask the Experts” roster on metalfinishing.com. Grodecki

ITW Gema and Alliance Surface Finishing, Inc., recently reached an agreement on a strategic global partnership to promote a new Alliance Surface Finishing-

ASM International, the materials information society, recently recognized select members for their distinguished contributions to the field of materials sc

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