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Metal Powder news, November 2012

Montreal-based leader in powder coatings reaches agreement to purchase select assets of Erie, Pa.-based Thermoclad Company.

H.C. Starck Ceramics recently introduced an electroconductive silicon nitride (Si3N4) compound at the Hybridica 2012 show, which took place from 13-16 Nove

NanoSteel has been named a 2012 GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winner in the Green Materials and Green Buildings category.

Mark Kamon, senior vice president – commercial specialty alloy operations, plans to retire from Carpenter Technology at the end of the year

SKF has signed contracts with Audi for the delivery of SKF components for use on a range of vehicle models.

GE Aviation has acquired the assets of Morris Technologies and its sister company, Rapid Quality Manufacturing.

Latest offerings from Mott designed to expand end-use applications.

New carbide grades aim to provide a more consistent standard in cutting quality, Ceratizit says.

Russian Technologies, a state corporation intended to stimulate the manufacture of commercial and military products, has sold 45.42% shares of the largest

$30 million, 42,000 sq. meter facility to house a raw material and finished goods warehouse, manufacturing building, and a technology center.

“Agitation-based” washing machine provides environmentally friendly, cost-effective way to clean aircraft wheel bearings and other critical components.

Dormant ACA paint councils reinstated in Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota and Ohio.

Latest cooperative sales and marketing agreement creates opportunity for Integran and Dynatronix to commercialize nanomaterial electroplating processes.

Prominent zinc plating additives supplier gives ninth-grade students educational tour of its facilities.

Precision Castparts has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET) for around US$2.9 billion.

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. (AMG) reported revenue of US$296.9 million in the third quarter of 2012, a 17% decrease from the same period in 2011.

Bodycote revenues climb 2.9% from 1 July to 15 November 2012.

The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) has appointed Tim Shinbara, technical director at the Association for Manufacturing Techno

Carpenter Technology Corporation and Sandvik Materials Technology plan to replace their two-year old joint ventures with a new supply agreement.

Kennametal Inc has appointed Cindy L Davis to its board of directors.

Kennametal Inc says has begun to evaluate plans and potential locations for a carbide recycling facility in the United States to serve global markets.

Ceratizit has established a new subsidiary, Wincut Machining Solutions India Private Limited, based in Kolkata, India.

Carbide expert Ceratizit has extended its MaxiMill HFC milling system to include diameters starting from 16 mm.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT) has developed an offline programming system for laser material deposition.

Fraunhofer ILT and Concept Laser have developed a laser fusing machine on a large scale for Daimler.

GKN has won an automotive quality prize, this time awarded by Tata Motors to its Indian subsidiary, GKN Sinter Metals Pvt Ltd in Pimpri.

Mega-manufacturing event pleases show organizers and exhibitors alike.

Hurricane Sandy, which held down industrial production in the Northeast region at the end of October, is estimated to have reduced the rate of change in to

Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI) has reported net income for the third quarter 2012 of US$35.3 million, or US$0.32 per share, on sales of US$1.22 billion.

New facility to house finance, human resources, and strategic planning operations.

The Transport Labs department of the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH) has been using a Höganäs electric drive system for one of its current

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, USA, is using selective laser melting process to create intricate metal parts for the United St

The European Commission (EC) has presented a strategy which aims to help strengthen competitiveness and sustainability of the EU's automotive industry.

GKN Powder Metallurgy plans to establish new manufacturing facility for GKN Sinter Metals in Yizheng, Jiangsu, China.

Molycorp reported revenue of US$205.6 million in the third quarter of 2012, a 49% year-over-year increase.

Roskill Information Services, a UK provider of market research services to the minerals and metals industry, has promoted of Robert Baylis to managing dire

Planned Umicore plant to focus on automotive catalysts used in heavy duty diesel (HDD) vehicles.

Carpenter Technology Corp’s subsidiary, Carpenter Powder Products (CPP), has formed an expanded long-term marketing and supply agreement with strategic cus

Recent softening in manufacturing sector doesn't necessarily translate into long-term stagnation.

ENVIROBASE High Performance, AQUABASE Plus coatings backed by trusted symbol of quality.

Member companies predict "Slow and steady" movement over the short term.

Metal finishers and suppliers convene for networking, education and entertainment.

New 6000 ft² facility features the latest equipment for atmospheric plasma cleaning, activation and coating processes.

Product Manager for REM Surface Engineering recognized for his dedication and service to the industry.

Special electrically conductive coating provides protection for Mars Curiosity Rover.

Dave Lurie, previously 'co-executive director,' assumes full-time role at PCI.

Leading supplier of surface treatment solutions and high-quality finishing tools reaches significant milestone.

Sandvik Coromant has developed CoroDrill 460–XM, a multi-application, high-performance drill that can be used across a wide range of materials.

Kennametal has developed the Mill 1-7 line, part of its Mill 1 platform for finishing in small diameter milling.

Kennametal has developed the KSRM line of cutters, specifically engineered for titanium and stainless steel applications.

The Linde Group says that performance has remained steady in the nine months ended 30 September 2012, with group revenue and operating profit both increasi

Alloy Steel International Inc says that it has experienced record sales growth of around US$29 million for the financial year ended 30 September 2012.

The UK Technology Strategy Board, Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), and the Economic a

GKN Sinter Metals has created a new video clip, now available on its website.

GKN Sinter Metals is one of 16 companies selected by the Schaeffler Group from over 1,250 suppliers to receive the coveted honor.

Renishaw will be showing a range of engineering technologies at the Southern Manufacturing 2013 event, which takes place in Farnborough, UK from 13–14 Febr

The deadline for of abstracts for PowderMet2013 in Chicago has been extended to Monday, 19 November, due to Hurricane Sandy.

In Höganäs’ interim report it says that Q3 net sales were MSEK 1,602 (1,810), down 11% year on year.

The EPMA has announced the Euro PM2013 call for papers now open.

Rick Rauppius, 21-year industry veteran, named international product manager.

Most gains seen in professional and business services, health care, and retail trade; manufacturing holds steady.

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