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Metal Powder news, June 2012

Epson Atmix Corp has begun construction of its new plant for the manufacture of superfine alloy powder.

The TCT Live 2012 additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP) conference programme has now been finalised.

Molycorp’s acquisition of Canadian-based Neo Material Technologies Inc has officially closed.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reports that, in May, car manufacturing in the UK had its highest level of output in eight years.

Ipsen exhibited its TITAN DS furnace for metal injection moulding (MIM) and PM applications for the first time at PowderMet, which took place in Nashville,

Alloy specialist Haynes International has approved a US$61 million capital expenditure growth plan to expand capacity for the company's tubular and flat pr

China has released a white paper which sets out the government’s plans to improve the health and sustainability of the industry.

Online tools help attendees sign up, preview technical program, and make travel arrangements.

Expanded electroplating lines enhance customer service capabilities.

Alan Lawley, professor emeritus, Drexel University, and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Powder Metallurgy, has received the Kempton H Roll

Powder metal technology is becoming increasingly of interest in the titanium industry, says the International Titanium Association (ITA).

The programme of The International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials has been announced.

Dip in both rigid and flexible circuit board shipments reflects cyclical slowdown, association survey shows.

Matthew Bulger, president of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), reported that the North American powder metallurgy (PM) industry has built on t

Plansee has developed a range of ultra-smooth tungsten crucibles for sapphire growth.

APMI International has named Ian Donaldson, director, research & development North America and materials engineering, GKN Sinter Metals LLC, and Al Dornish

Krauss Maffei has introduced a plasma powder arc welding process (PTA) that coats the top-root edges of counter rotating screws in its counter rotating twi

American National Carbide is to expand its raw materials manufacturing arm.

Rio Tinto has committed US$4.2 billion to develop its tier one iron ore business. The investment covers US$3.7 billion to expand its Pilbara iron ore opera

Additive manufacturing (AM) specialist EOS has signed a strategic development partnership with precious metals supplier Cookson Precious Metals (CPM) to jo

Primary objective is to identify regulatory impediments to business innovation and competitiveness.

Latest action will generate 800 jobs for Texas community.

Sheboygan, Wis-based mold aluminum foundry welcomes additional merchant business for its powder coating operation.

The SMS Group says that it attracted orders in the business year 2011 totalling €3.423 billion (2010: €2.931 billion) and reached sales of €3.070 billion (

Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET) reported net sales were US$276.7 million for Q1 of 2012 compared to US$252.0 million for Q1 of 2011.

Mahle plans to develop a 10,000 m2 shipping centre for its spare parts business in Russia and Belarus.

The SKF Group says that demand for its products and services in the second quarter will be slightly lower than in the corresponding quarter last year, due

Web-based consulting group offers expert consulting in the areas of chemical/process support and troubleshooting.

Oerlikon Balzers, which currently operates 15 coating centres in North America, is expanding its Rock Hill, South Carolina operation.

SLM Solutions has founded a new office in Michigan, USA, following what it says is an increasing demand for technical consulting services and additive manu

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) has purchased an Optomec Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) system used for metal additive manufactu

Rio Tinto has reached an agreement to sell Alcan Cable to General Cable Corporation for US$185 million.

Mott Corporation has been successfully recertified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard.

Research and Markets’ "Global Powder Injection Moulding Market 2011-2015" says that the market will grow at a CAGR of 15.1% between 2011 and 2015.

Industry representatives to present valuable solutions to cleaning’s most challenging issues.

The South African government has allocated R100 million over a three-year period to help develop a titanium industry in South Africa.

GlobalSpec, organisers of the Machine Tools & Metal Working online trade show, says that the event, which took place on 6 June, had more than 1,900 partici

Students encouraged to submit an abstract of their work to be considered for poster presentations at Aluminum Week in October.

Dr Hugo M Ortner PhD has received the 2012 HR "Russ" Ogden Award from ASTM International, which awards outstanding accomplishments in the science and techn

Falloff in key durable goods categories puts drag on output.

Metalforming companies expect a significant decline in business conditions during the next three months, industry polls shows.

Annual National Association for Surface Finishing awards program recognizes commitment and dedication of industry supporters.

All Purpose Abrasives in Australia has introduced a range of carbide burrs originally made in Germany by surface finishing specialist Pferd.

Emil Nilsson has been appointed executive vice president and CFO of Sandvik Group and member of group executive management.

Ipsen USA is scheduled to ship 10 vacuum furnaces during June, setting a new furnace shipment record for one month.

Ten Grand Prizes and ten Awards of Distinction have been awarded to engineered PM parts at the 2012 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards which took p

GTSO Resources says it is exploring ways to make tungsten recycling more profitable and environmentally friendly.

The resurgence of the powder metallurgy (PM) industry in North America which began in 2010 has continued through 2011 and well into this year, says Matthew

Sandvik has officially opened the world’s largest dedicated mill for the advanced manufacturing of stainless steel and high nickel alloy tubes for use in n

A new report from Research and Markets analyses the global powder metallurgy industry from 2007 to 2012.

A report referenced on the Cordis website says that EU-funded researchers have developed new technology that could promote the use of nanopowder-based cera

A new report foresees strong double-digit growth for additive manufacturing (AM) over the next few years.

Pferd, a manufacturer of tools for surface finishing and material cutting has appointed two further managing directors: Stefan Braun as managing director f

NASF annual convention and conference exceeds expectations.

Linde engineers are presenting a paper showing how the production process for powdered metal parts can be improved by precisely controlling the chemical ca

Waterbury native moves brings coatings business back home from North Haven.

Electronics association advocates for rule that encourages recycling of secondary materials.

Framework designed to help local governments manage stormwater runoff and effluent.

With a year-to-date total of $1,763.77 million, 2012 is up 10.2% compared with 2011.

Stringent quality audit system designates applicators as approved resources.

Completion of the transaction follows Nordson’s May 21 announcement that it had entered into an agreement to acquire EDI.

Harper International has been selected by Allomet Corporation for the design of a new continuous rotary furnace for the production of specialty composite m

Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI) has announced that its thin titanium Precision Rolled Strip product has been selected by the sensors and integrated system

Powder Coating 101 'basic training' course to take place in Seattle, Wash.

The MPIF says that registration is now open for its powder metallurgy (PM) basic short course.

RM Forum’s Sintering Forum focuses on selective laser melting of metal powders applied to rapid manufacturing, in particular in the aeronautics, medical an

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) focused on 3D imaging at the RAPID 2012 Conference & Exposition which took place in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, fro

CS Unitec has introduced a nine inch pneumatic circular saw suitable for dry cutting of steel and non-ferrous metal.

Morgan Technical Ceramics has released an article exploring how new brazing alloys improve thermal barriers in the hot section of jet engines.

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