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Metal Powder Report CHANGE TOPIC

Metal Powder news, August 2011

Adhesion alternative is energy efficient and practically emission-free, GM says.

Rigid PCB shipments were down 10.2 percent and bookings were down 17.0 percent in July 2011 from July 2010, IPC report shows.

Under Koch's leadership, DeFelsko pioneered many technologies, including hand-held ultrasonic coating thickness gages, among others.

The World Trade Association has ruled against China’s export restrictions on raw materials, which include magnesium, manganese, silicon carbide, silicon me

The man expected to be chairman of China’s planned Rare Earth Industry Association says rare earth prices will remain bullish in the second half of this ye

China produced 10.46 million vehicles during the first seven months of this year, up 2.33% from one year earlier, the China Association of Automobile Manuf

PM manufacturer Federal-Mogul has developed a new piston ring coating that supports vehicle manufacturers’ efforts to make gasoline engines more fuel effic

The China Machinery Powder Metallurgy Association (CMPMA) says that the momentum, which saw a 24% year-on-year production expansion to more than 40 000 ton

The triennial ceramics trade fair, Ceramitec, is to be staged next year in Munich (22 – 25 May).

Worldwide PCB production estimated at $55 billion, with growth seen across all regions.

Space & Intelligence Systems reinforces Boeing's commitment to manufacturing in California.

Globally integrated R&D lab enhances the support of MacDermid's West Coast customer base.

North American Tungsten has announced an increase of 72% in tungsten production in its Q3 results, over previous quarters.

Metso says that its BEST Model TSF twin-screw feeder is designed for precise batching and weighing applications.

The MPIF and APMI International have issued a call for presentations at MIM2012, the international conference on injection moulding of metals, ceramics and

Nanophosphate® lithium ion will power future electric vehicles

Nordson ASYMTEK will host a free technical seminar on conformal coating, dispensing and jetting applications and innovations and the fluids, equipment and

Vehicle and automotive parts manufacturing played a big role in July’s performance.

Despite uncertainty about the economy, the majority of automotive manufacturers enjoyed healthy sales increases last month—some by high double-digits.

Metalformers anticipate slower activity over the short term, survey shows.

Coil and extrusion coating PPG products in North America to cost customers 8-12 percent more.

Buffolo Tungsten, a US manufacturer of tungsten and tungsten carbide powders, has planned a US$19 million renovation of its manufacturing facility, adding

OM Group, Inc, has posted net sales of US$329.5 million in the second quarter, a 9% increase compared with the second quarter of 2010.

GKN has reported a 15% increase in powder metallurgy sales in the last six months, reflecting the company’s continued strong growth overall.

Stackpole, one of the foremost PM manufacturers in North America, has been acquired by the Sterling Group, a Houston, Texas-based private equity investment

New location to serve the Southeastern U.S. market, including North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Richard Lynch to handle marketing of Enthone’s wear- and corrosion-resistant coatings for automotive related items.

Installation of new Garboli LPC 300 orbital grinding machine expands capabilities.

Document aims to bust common myths about cleaning printed circuit boards.

Former technical service representative now handles sales.

Durable goods manufacturing accounted for the vast majority of positions.

Following its acquisition of clutch manufacturer Stromag Holding GmbH last week, GKN plc plans to acquire the all-wheel-drive (AWD) components businesses o

Hardide Coatings says that its ultra-hard tungsten carbide CVD coating has passed BS EN ISO 10497 fire-testing on several sizes of metal-seated ball valves

Umicore has reported very positive half year results, with revenues of €1.1 billion (up 13%).

Nippon Koshuha Steel, a unit of Kobe Steel, has developed a better surface-treatment process for the metal moulds used in the auto industry to press steel

Deal illustrates PPG’s commitment to grow its presence in Latin America.

DuPont, PPG Industries, and Sherwin-Williams benefit from end-user demand, global activity, acquisitions, and price hikes.

Barry, a 21-year surface finishing industry veteran, remembered as both likeable and respected.

Drop in key economic indicator confirms slowdown in manufacturing activity.

Marketing agreement designed to facilitate integrated solutions based on Siemens analytical products and services, and S&B’s field construction/maintenance

Andrew Saliga brings years of environmental experience from Tier 2 automotive and medical manufacturers.

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