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Metal Powder news, October 2012

GM Tests First Thermal-Forming Process and Proprietary Corrosion Resistance Treatment for Lightweight Magnesium Sheet Metal

Double-digit fuel economy gains possible with more substitution for steel and aluminum, GM says.

Craig Bethell, 25-year industry veteran, tapped to handle sales and service for the Pacific Northwest U.S. territory.

Milwaukee Summit, set for Oct. 28-29, expected to draw more than 200 women manufacturing leaders.

PSM Industries, Inc of Los Angeles, CA, has bought 100% of the shares of PM Engineered Solutions, Inc (PMES) from Longroad Capital Partners, LLC.

Kennametal, Inc has appointed Peter Dragich tis new vice president, integrated supply chain and logistics.

Federal-Mogul Corp’s reported total sales of US$1.6 billion, down 2% from 2011 in its Q3 results.

Latest standard focuses on the mechanical properties of machining brasses.

Cimcool Fluid Technology has developed a new lubricant for use with metal grinding.

Copper-based CuantumFuse™ solder material capable of producing joints with up to 10 times the electrical and thermal conductivity of tin-based materials, L

Inudstry experts to offer their respective forecasts and predictions for the coming year.

Jere L. Geib, Jr., assumes responsibilities for marketing, advertising and sales promotions.

Umicore reports a 2% increase in Q3 revenues compared to 2011.

In its interim management statement, GKN reported group sales in the three months ended 30 September of £1,608 million, an 8% increase over the comparable

Carpenter Technology achieved a net income of US$39.2 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. Latrobe contributed US$16.3 million of operating in

A a new market research report suggests that the global additive manufacturing (AM) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.5% from 2012 to 2017 to reac

Annual third-party survey based solely on employee feedback.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reports that the UK government has invested £1 billion in the UK automotive industry.

Kennametal has introduced the KSEM PLUS B1 heads, part of its KSEM PLUS range.

Kemet Corp has opened a new film facility in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.

Metaldyne LLC recently made the list of the top 25 fastest growing businesses in the metro Detroit, USA area.

Miba Automation Systems has received its first large machinery order from China.

GKN has completed the acquisition of Volvo Aero, the aero engine division of AB Volvo.

Leading manufacturer in the surface preparation industry marks half a century in business.

Additive manufacturing, 3-D printing, artificial intelligence, and nanotechnology also factor heavily into the economic comeback, industry analyst says.

Atomising Systems Limited (ASL) has appointed Dirk Aderhold, currently technical manager, to the position of technical director.

Certification means Coral meets Chrysler’s stringent system pretreatment requirements.

New Troy, Mich., center designed to facilitate collaboration between DuPont and global automotive industry.

Jerry Trostle brings more than 30 years’ experience in the finishing industry.

Conrad Keijzer, currently managing director of AkzoNobel Industrial Coatings, to succeed Leif Darner, supervisory board member.

Cutting-edge chemical manufacturing plant based in Blackman Township.

Rebecca Harding elevated to position of marketing manager.

Addition furthers PPG’s strategy to "remain a leading industrial coatings supplier."

Macro-economic development and increasing uncertainty negatively influenced SKF's business during the period.

GPI Prototype has installed its third direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) machine from EOS.

ASTM International has started a new initiative which will help businesses better understand a product’s real impact on the environment.

IMTS 2012 marked the debut of Mazak's Mega-8800 horizontal machine, which is suitable for the heavy-duty machining of materials such as Inconel and titaniu

Sanvdik Coromant's newly launched CoroDrill 870 is now available for steel and cast iron drilling operations.

Wolf Minerals says that it plans to open its tungsten mine in Hermerdon, Devon, UK, in 2014, following completion of a new link road.

Global automotive industry expert Bob Lutz has been appointed to NanoSteel’s board of directors.

Enhancements include a new user interface and an improved scoring and feedback system.

Bill Brawley tapped to focus on growing sales into new and emerging markets.

Output of durable goods edges upward, with gains seen in the indices for aerospace, miscellaneous transportation equipment, electrical equipment, appliance

More than 50 OEMs and tier suppliers participated in the educational program.

ATI Stellram's 4E Geometry is now available in a new grade, SP0819.

Mag has developed a new high-torque T-Rex spindle which can deliver up to 2600 Nm (1,918 lb-ft) torque for hard alloy materials such as titanium, Inconel,

ASTM has approved a standard covering the development of lighter, high-strength steels that have higher alloy content, and more complex hardening mechanism

Bodycote plc has acquired the business of Carolina Commercial Heat Treating (CCHT LLC), which comprises six facilities in the Southeastern USA and an addit

New devices offers rapid and reliable XRF coating thickness measurement and materials analysis.

PosiTector 6000 coating thickness gage edges out 23 other entries at annual PCI contest.

Certification covers zn/ni products.

Purchase gives A Brite customers a broader offering of process equipment, chemistry, and controls for plating and waste treatment.

Osterwalder AG has developed CA-HM 320 Electric, a new product in its electric servo-electric presses range.

Union Process Inc has supplied a Q-25 Circulation Attritor for a process in the ethanol/renewable biomass industry.

SHW AG has sold its 50% stake in its joint venture with Magna Powertrain Inc.

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group NV says that its management board will be reduced from four to three members, consisting of Dr Heinz Schimmelbusch, chairm

The Hilti Group says that it achieved year-on-year sales growth of 7% over the first eight months of 2012.

Metaldyne’s Ramos Arizpe, Mexico plant has received the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award.

Metaldyne LLC recently opened a facility in Zbysov, Czech Republic, making it the second operation for the company in Eastern Europe.

3D Systems Corporation has supplied two production grade additive manufacturing printers to the US National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NA

Osterwalder AG and Italian-based Sacmi Imola SC have agreed to join forces in the production of large PM press technology.

Transaction values Coating Resins at $1.15B.

Proprietary PPG pigment gives highly-reflective, vibrant color to airline’s vision.

Still, the overall U.S. unemployment rate dips below 8%.

Through its Sikkens automotive brand, AkzoNobel will offer technology-led paint solutions for the MP4-12C and MP4-12C Spider, among other models.

Flexible shipments up, rigid orders off for the month.

Cristal Global, a producer of titanium powder, has brought together a number of its subsidiaries under one name.

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) will be taking part in the new US National Manufacturing Day on 5th October 2012.

Nearby relocation will enable improved shipping services at Goodfellow Corporation.

Sandvik Coromant has launched a new series of end mills for use in multiple materials.

A new report from Research and Markets says that revenue for the powder metallurgy part manufacturing industry in 2011 was US$2.1 billion.

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' North Jackson, Ohio, facility now approved for aerospace projects.

SKF has announced a SEK 60 million five-year deal to provide maintenance services for LKAB mines

Elmar Holzmann has been appointed managing director (CFO) of PMG Füssen GmbH, in the role of CFO alongside Roland Reim (managing director, CEO).

Pascal Reymondet to assume position of executive vice president

H.C. Starck has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Ningxia Nonferrous Metals Import and Export Corporation in the United States.

The US Geological Survey reports that US molybdenum production declined by 25% in May 2012.

According to a new report by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd, Austrailia generates around 30% of world output of titanium mineral concentrates.

Program is designed to offer export advice while helping finishers and manufacturers expand to new markets.

Second annual event provides a unique opportunity for participants to share perspectives and network with colleagues and other female executives in the man

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