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Metal Powder news, April 2012

Kennametal has reported a net income of US$75.5 million, up 16%, in the third quarter (Q3) ended 31. March 2012, benefiting from increased sales and the De

Siemens Industry is buying furnace company FCE LLC headquartered in Huntingdon Valley, PA, USA, for an undisclosed sum.

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) will supply GE Aviation with its nickel-based Rene 65 Alloy under a long-term sourcing agreement.

Höganäs has reported a 2% decline in its income after tax to SEK203 million in the first quarter (Q1) 2012, being hit by a 3% fall in sales volumes and cur

B1:B2 wet-on-wet paint system recognized for innovations in transportation coatings.

MPIF is offering its basic powder metallurgy (PM) short course on 23-25 July 2012 in Pennsylvania, USA.

Federal-Mogul Corporation has seen a 37% decline in its first quarter (Q1) net income to US$32 million as investment in technology development and sales gr

Acquisition aims to strengthen Wisconsin Oven’s global positioning in key industries.

With purchase, BASF becomes global supplier of lithium battery electrolyte formulations.

Polymer Technologies Inc (PTI) has completed its certification audit to AS9100 Revision C with zero reported findings.

North American Tungsten Ltd says it has produced 72,000 metric tonne units (mtu) of tungsten in the second quarter (Q2) of 2012, bringing first half produc

The registration of new passenger cars in the EU fell 7.7% to just over 3.3 million in the first quarter (Q1) of 2012 compared to the same period last year

Wolf Minerals Ltd has signed a non-binding heads of terms for tungsten offtake and a £20 million loan facility with Wolfram Bergbau und Hutten AG (WBH) of

Primary goal is to solidify Osborn as a complete finishing solution specialist.

The International Titanium Association (ITA), says it will sponsor its Fundamentals of Titanium workshops in Rosemont, IL; Charlotte, NC; Atlanta, GA and H

SMS Meer, which produces machinery and plants for steel, copper and aluminium forming, has opened a subsidiary in Japan.

Hitachi Ltd has developed a 11 kW permanent magnet synchronous motor together with Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co Ltd without using rare-earth met

GKN has recorded a 17% increase in its first quarter (Q1) sales to to £1742 million, bringing pre-tax profit to £125m, also up 17%, as the company benefits

Energy-efficient technology that lets paint stick to plastic vehicle parts without using traditional chemical adhesion systems.

Michael Liu tapped to handle strategic direction, marketing, sales channel management and development, and tech support coordination.

There is a resurgence in the global powder metallurgy industry with Asia rising as the leading manufacturing region region, according to the report Powder

Precious metals and technology group Heraeus's Dental business has bought Biomain AB to strengthen its presence in the northern European dental CAD/CAM mar

April report shows softening of shipping levels and income orders

Manufacturing output declined 0.2 percent in March but increased at an annual rate of 10.4 percent in the first quarter.

43-year veteran of C&R Plating played a significant role in the company's success.

Hunter Chemical LLC has hired Michael Aragon as its new Quality Manager to assure that all manufacturing and service related processes are properly followe

MPIF has released a new metal injection moulding (MIM) standardised material designation code, information, and property data as an addendum to the 2007 ed

ARC Wireless Solutions Inc is acquiring Advanced Forming Technology Inc (AFT) and Quadrant Metals Technologies LLC in a move to become a “diversified manuf

The Canadian Government is investing CA$34 million in automotive research and development.

Morris Technologies Inc (MTI) of Ohio, USA, now offers Aluminium 6061 for use with their EOS direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) machines.

EMC Metals Corp is terminating the sales agency agreement with Laurentian Bank Securities for its Springer tungsten mine and mineral processing complex in

At the end of March, Sandvik Mining signed three major materials handling contracts in Latin America and Australia totalling SEK1.6 billion.

Abakan Inc's 71% controlled subsidiary, MesoCoat, has secured a supply contract for its PComP nanocomposite coating materials from a large industrial pump

Ministry of Industry supports Integran Technologies, Inc.'s research behind innovative new aerospace and defence products.

Expo/symposium will provide a host of presentations describing the latest innovations in powder coating chemistry, manufacturing, application, and curing t

Jeffrey Stone to oversee KC Jones' facilities in Michigan and Indiana.

H.C. Starck says that it achieved sustainable profitable growth in 2011.

The Metal Injection Moulding Association (MIMA) of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) have released a new video showcasing the capabilities of m

Bodycote plc has acquired the heat treatment business of Curtiss-Wright Corp for US$52 million.

The EPMA has announced that the Euro PM2012 Exhibition, held in parallel to the Euro PM Congress, is now sold out of exhibition space.

Thermoset injection moulder Longzu Plastic Moulding Co Ltd, New Taipei City, Taiwan, has made plans to expand into metal injection moulding (MIM).

Research and development resources added to support customers in the metal finishing sector and the high-density drive market.

Innovative finish aims to provide vehicles with long-lasting protection from microscratches.

Argex to utilize PPG’s existing technology and know-how relating to the manufacture of titanium dioxide.

Event serves as a forum for high-level automotive industry executives to network and discuss topics and trends.

Institute of Supply Management’s industry barometer reflects continued expansion of manufacturing.

Achievement marks a "first" for testing service lab.

China will define future molybdenum market trends and price dynamics, according to Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd.

One-and-half-day meeting will address issues such as risk mitigation, whisker detection and failure analysis.

Combined rigid and flex shipments down in February, but bookings for both categories show growth.

New resources aim to help manufacturers manage their surplus assets.

Sumitomo Electric will introduce its SEC-Grooving Tools GND Type in April with high-rigidity bodies and high-precision inserts.

Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET) has opened a new European service and distribution facility in Ugine, France, to serve European titanium markets.

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