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Metal Powder news, March 2010

Inkjet printable copper ink

Intrinsiq Materials, formerly Qinetiq Nanomaterials, has developed Intrinsiq CI, a stable, cost effective 12wt% copper ink formulation designed for photoni

Union Process, Inc has redesigned its 110cc mini tank for its laboratory attritors, high energy mills for mechanically alloying metal powder particles. The

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has created “Powder Metallurgy: The Preferred Metal-Forming Solution”, a new video showcasing the fabrication

General Motors recently recognized its top suppliers during a special ceremony at the GM Design Dome in Warren, Mich. Seventy-six companies representing 16

Rigid PCB shipments were up 9.4%while bookings increased 36.4% in February 2010 from February 2009. That’s according to the North American Printed Circuit

The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would not require power plants or other industrial sites to obtain federal pollution permits for emitting

Atotech, a global metal finishing chemical supplier and industry leader in green paint shop technologies, has gained QUALICOAT approval for two aluminum pa

The nation's car makers are facing a twin-turbo-sized challenge: consistently improving quality and standards on the shop floor while battling misperceptio

The nine-month strike at Vale Inco’s Sudbury, Ontario, mining and refining operation is creating significant disruptions in the PM industry, according to M

The dates and location of next year’s Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) conference and exhibition, PowderMet2011, have been shifted west and forwar

Sandvik subsidiary Walter AG has announced a machining-software combination that could make life easier for manufacturers of medical implants.

Atomising Systems Ltd (ASL), based in Sheffield, UK, has appointed Simon Dunkley as managing director, taking over from his father, John Dunkley.

Boeing Corporation recently prepared a new GOL Airlines 737-800 for Boeing’s first-ever application of a chrome-free primer to a single-aisle airplane boun

A newly released Federal Reserve report showed industrial production edged up 0.1% in February, following a gain of 0.9 % in January.

Two recently released reports from the Department of Defense and the U.S. Commerce Department emphasize the government’s growing awareness of the importanc

The 2010 NTMA/PMA Contract Manufacturing Purchasing Fair, “Re-Shoring to Bring U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Back Home,” is set for May 12, 2010, at the Hyatt Re

Dates have been announced for the ceramics and powder metallurgy show Ceramitec, to be staged in Munich

ACuPowder International LLC, based in Union, New Jersey, USA, has resumed production at its water-atomized copper-powder plant in Greenback, Tennessee, sa

Toshiba corporation has eneded production of generaluse tungsten filament incandescent bulbs. Toshiba was the first to manufacture them in Japan 120 years

Molded Fiber Glass Tray Company, based in Linesville, USA, has introduced a new line of high-strength glass-reinforced thermoplastic trays designed for the

Melling has announced the purchase of Rush Metals, based in Billings, Oklahoma, USA a subsidiary of Cloyes Gear and Products, Inc.

Bearings and sintering specialist Bowman International has acquired most of the assets of the sintering division of MPC Industrial Solutions, which went in

The newly released March PMA report shows metalformers expect conditions to remain virtually unchanged from the previous month.

The Cleveland Coatings Society has set the program agenda for the 2010 ‘Sink or Swim Symposium,’ slated for May 18–19 at the University of Akron in Ohio.

Pangborn Corporation, designer and manufacturer of surface preparation products, has named Ontario-based Always Dependable Service an authorized distributo

Enthone Inc., a business of Cookson Electronics, recently named Robert Smith Eastern Canada regional manager. In this role, Smith will be responsible for m

Sherwin-Williams has signed an agreement with Spraylat Corporation of Pelham, N.Y., to become the exclusive North American distributor of Spraylat EMI/RFI

American Trim, a Lima, Ohio-based company specializing in the forming, decorating, and coating of metal and composite substrates, recently received $994,00

Talks aimed at ending the bitter eight-month strike at Vale Inco’s Sudbury, Ontario, nickel production facility broke down last weekend.

GKN has reported a positive outlook for its PM businesses, due in part to group restructuring. “GKN has made significant progress in realigning its operati

As part of the development of its aerospace business, GKN has opened a new £14.8 million aerospace facility on the Isle of Wight, UK, to research environme

PM auto parts producer Federal-Mogul Corporation has reported strong profitability in Q4 2009, with higher gross margin, improved net income of $43 million

SB Specialty Metals LLC, a new PM player, has struck a supply deal with Carpenter Powder Products after buying the assets of Crucible Service Centers from

The latest report on U.S. automotive sales showed the majority of manufacturers—including Ford, GM, Nissan, Hyundai, and Honda—experienced increases in Feb

A newly released U.S. Department of Labor report showed the economy lost 36,000 last month, holding the national unemployment rate at 9.7%.

The U.S. surface finishing industry has lost a dear friend and a staunch advocate, with the recent passing of Si Gary, former owner and president of Scient

American Plating Power, a leading manufacturer of rectifiers and power supplies for the electro-chemical industry, has announced the recent launch of a new

Ecka Granules in Germany has appointed EA Metal Powders, based Columbia, South Carolina, USA, as its exclusive sales agent in North America for copper and

HC Starck has sold its AMPERKAT business to Evonik Degussa GmbH, based in Essen, Germany.

Computers and electronic products were among the top-performing categories in January, according to a recently released market sector report from the Insti

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