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Metal Powder news, August 2012

Carpenter Technology Corp plans to construct a bar finishing facility in China to meet increased customer demand in Asia.

Mahle expands Asian business

Mahle plans to enlarge its facilities in China and Thailand and build a new plant in Japan to meet growing local demand.

GTSO Resources, the mining subsidiary of Green Technology Solutions, Inc says that it welcomes the recent SEC rulings on Dodd-Frank regulations asking comp

Tin industry organisation ITRI reports that China imported 3,125 tonnes refined tin in July, up by 333% year-on-year and 31% compared to June.

The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter 2013, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

Certification approves SIFCO ASC's Connecticut and Ohio facilities to selectively electroplate parts for GE.

Henkel, MacDermid, and Uyemura among those honored at IPC Midwest Show.

Milicevic will also have an expanded role on Columbia Chemical’s management team.

Tantalum producer Global Advanced Metals (GAM) says that it welcomes the decision by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve rules regardin

The newly combined businesses of the SFS Group and Unisteel will employ more than 7,000 people globally.

Manufacturer of industrial furnaces, industrial ovens and finishing systems bolsters Aluminum Association's list of associate members.

ASTM has given details of three meetings: ASTM International Committee B09 on Metal Powder and Metal Powder Products, ASTM International Committee B01 on E

ASTM has proposed a standard that could be useful in covering the level of defects that exist in hot rolled rod coil.

Molycorp Inc has announced the start-up of its Project Phoenix heavy rare earth concentrate facilities at Mountain Pass, California, USA.

Semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics and vehicle manufacturer China FAW Group Corporation (FAW) have established a joint laboratory focusing on ad

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed and made alloys that form extremely tiny nanocrystal grains that retain their nano

Carpenter Technology Corporation has begun a process to sell Latrobe Specialty Steel Distribution (LSSD) and its Mexican distribution business, Aceros Fort

SIR-700 has been used successfully to remove hexavalent chromium from groundwater at Superfund sites.

Third-quarter sales up 22 percent to $380 million over the same period a year ago, with operating profits increasing 25 percent to $99 million.

Changes to impact several business segments, including global aerospace, protective and marine coatings, and automotive refinishes.

Achievement recognizes the successful completion of more than 100 painting robot installations over a two-year time span.

The organisers of PM13, the international conference on PM for automotive and engineering, have announced a call for papers.

Plansee has developed ENERZONE, a series of fully metallic hot zones that it says consume approximately a quarter less energy than conventional designs.

Leading industry association is concerned that coaters may be forced to achieve new VOC targets regardless of whether the set control measures are technolo

Mott Corp offers a wide range of column frits, inline filters and gas flow restrictors for advanced chromatography and analytical instrumentation.

Lammert de Boer responsible for Central and Eastern Europe; Emmanuel Colchen to manage Western Europe.

Industry members invited to network, share best practices, hear critical regulatory updates, and, of course, hit the links!

The MPIF has released the full programme of its sintering seminar.

Kemet has welcomed the SEC’s ruling on the Conflict Minerals Provision 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Financial Reform Act.

General Moly Inc has appointed Scott Kozak to the position of director of investor relations.

David Styers Jr, vice president of technical product and processes at Wolverine Tube, Alabama, USA, has received the Copper Club Award from ASTM Internatio

Professional organisations and AM companies will be playing important roles in the development of the new Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp has appointed Daniel Gorski as its CEO and five new members to its board of directors.

AVX Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced passive components, says that it is fully committed to the global effort to exclude tantalum sourced from any a

American Manganese Inc reports good test results from a recent attempt to produce improved lithium ion battery materials from manganese ore.

State-of-the-art facility for basecoat production slated to kick in 2014 in Shanghai.

Nanostructured multilayer coating technology aims to provide improved design flexibility in applying unique structural and functional enhancements to a wid

Complimentary session designed to enhance safety programs for job shops, mechanics.

White House officials have reported that a new additive manufacturing (AM) institute is to open in Youngstown, Ohio, USA. The move is part of President Oba

New facility and expansion project represents "the state-of- the-art in metal parts finishing," Boeing said.

The production of consumer goods in the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in July after falling 0.4 percent in June, a newly released Federal Reserve Report showe

By adding the knowledge-based partner to their stable of talent and tools, PCI expects their members to be that much more prepared and effective.

Jiangxi Rare Metals Tungsten Group Holding Co Ltd (JXTC), one of China's largest tungsten mine operators, and H.C. Starck, a leading manufacturer of techno

Titanium specialist Materials (ADMA) Group Inc will sponsor presentations in a powdered metallurgy speaker panel at TITANIUM 2012.

Kennametal Inc’s Shlomi plant in Israel has been awarded the country’s most prestigious prize for business: the Yitzhak Rabin National Quality and Excellen

Haynes International has reported a variation in sales in its Q3 and nine month results.

EOS has developed a laser measuring kit to help ensure the quality of powders used in additive manufacturing.

Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET) reported net sales of US$281.7 million for the second quarter of 2012 compared to US$272.0 million for the second quart

Kemet has introduced the T545 High Energy Polymer Tantalum Series of surface mount capacitors.

Powder measurement specialist Freeman Technology has won the UK 2012 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of international trade.

Union Process Inc has supplied two dry grinding attritors to a high-tech advanced materials company.

Global demand for molybdenum will grow at an average of 4.6% pa to 2016, with Chinese demand forecast to increase by 7.5% pa, says a new report by market a

Maja Brandes tapped to oversee development and strategic marketing of Enthone’s POP/Decorative Base Metals offering.

Two-day educational event to cover the powder coating process from soup to nuts.

The Ceratizit Group, a division of Plansee, is to acquire a 50% share of hardmetal tool manufacturer Günther Wirth (GW).

Distinction recognizes the extraordinary diligence required for processing and testing aerospace materials and components.

Responsibilities include key account process implementation activities and execution of new product introductions.

Partnership aims to help the U.S. grow the number of industry companies that export products.

Automotive, building & construction markets, sustainability, trade, the economy, manufacturing policy & industry Issues on the agenda.

Repair specialist begins offering CF6-50 aircraft engine teardown to parts suppliers.

The Chemical Coaters Association International will offer 38 hours of industrial finishing programming during the technical conference at FABTECH from Nove

Net sales for the fourth quarter of US$643.7 million, up 33% from the prior year.

Arburg plans to showcase a range of products at the MSV 2012 control equipment show.

Epson Atmix Corp has begun volume production of amorphous alloy powder on a new production line within the expanded Epson Atmix headquarters.

Stratasys reported a record revenue of US$49.4 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, a 31% increase from the US$37.8 million for the same per

Goal of GM Ventures/NanoSteel deal is to explore opportunities in nano-structured materials for lightweight vehicles.

Michael Shor brings more than 30 years experience to the Haynes International board.

Federal-Mogul Corporation plans to present a range of products designed to improve the efficiency, emissions and fuel consumption of commercial vehicles at

Alcoa Oil & Gas has been awarded a contract from Pennsylvania General Energy (PGE) to produce 3,500 feet of aluminium alloy drill pipe for gas drilling in

Molycorp reports net sales for Q2 of US$104.6 million, up 5% from the second quarter 2011.

The US Aluminium Association has estimated tha total aluminium demand in the United States and Canada for the first quarter of 2012 totalled 5.8 million l

Industry veterans Todd Romanski and Bill Kozane appointed new marketing managers.

Rick Reagan, 33-year veteran with Cookson and Alpha, brings a wealth of experience in PCB fabrication and assembly markets.

ERAMET in its half-year report says that its current operating income decreased in the 1st half of 2012 compared with the 1st half of 2011, due to the nega

Arcam and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have signed a co-operation agreement to help introduce Arcam’s Electron Beam Melting (EBM) additive manufacturing t

Directed Manufacturing Inc has acquired an AM250 laser melting machine from Renishaw.

Felman Production LLC achieves important milestone at its ferroalloys plant in New Haven, West Virginia, USA.

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products reports that sales for the second quarter of 2012 were US$67.9 million, an increase of 7% from the second quarter of 2

Registration is open for this year’s EuroPM2012 Congress & Exhibition.

The Metal Injection Moulding Association and APMI International have issued a call for technical papers for MIM2013.

Bodycote’s most recent interim statement shows revenue up 5% (7% at constant currency), with growth from the North American automotive and general industri

Kennametal achieves 15% EBIT and 15% ROIC objectives, one year early—its best ever results.

Arburg has received ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certification.

The organisers of EuroPM2012 have doubled the number of optional delegate tours.

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