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Metal Powder news, September 2013

Sandvik has acquired a remaining 51% of shares in Precorp Inc, a manufacturer of polycrystalline diamond (PCD) and carbide tools including drills, reamers,

Pavco Technology Pilot Center Now Fully Operational

The new center, Pavco's third major capital improvement in 30 months, is dedicated to improving its technical department operations.

Höganäs has opened a new production plant and application testing centre for brazing powder.

Aim is to provide additional product offerings to those customers seeking both electrocoat and powder coat, MetoKote says.

Prestigious honor recognizes Coventya's ENOVA electroless nickel technology for plating on hard discs.

New manufacturing facilities in Chengdu will support growth of AkzoNobel's powder coatings and decorative paints businesses.

In its notice suspending the revision, the National Development and Reform Commission cited the importance of gold plating materials in a wide variety of h

ASTM International has released a new standard that covers a material used to make parts for the aerospace and medical components industries through the ad

Engineers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are researching combining additive manufacturing (AM) with more conventional approaches, to crea

Jim Adams has been promoted to vice president, technical services, for the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF).

H Intressenter controls approximately 96.1% of the shares and approximately 97.6% of the votes in Höganäs, the companies say. The final price of the offer

The US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded two grants totalling US$7.4 million to help improve meas

SKF and Linde have been named as two of the world’s most sustainable companies by both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) and the Dow Jones Su

Atomising Systems Ltd (Sheffield) and Perdac Ltd are again running their two-day advanced course on metal powders manufacture by atomizers.

Processes reliably produce uniform and smooth satin bright to full matte finishes on a diversity of automotive parts, Enthone says.

N117/2400 turbine provides a container terminal with up to 8.7 million kilowatt hours of electricity per year -- the equivalent to the annual energy needs

A new report suggests that the global 3D printer market will grow at a CAGR of 16.3% from 2012 to 2016.

WESTEC 2013, which takes place in Los Angeles, Calif., from October 15–17, will feature a series of additive manufacturing resources for manufacturers, inc

ASIMCO Shuanghuan and NRP Powder Metallurgical Manufacturing (Yizheng) Co Ltd have created a new joint venture (JV), Yizheng NPR ASIMCO Power Metallurgical

Sessions to cover a host of topics, including: pretreatment, alkaline zinc plating, chromate conversion coatings & passivates, principles & practices of wa

Kennametal Inc is to acquire the tungsten materials business of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) for US$605 million.

EPA Administrator aims to address chemical safety, particularly in emergencies, while seeking to improve infrastructure of how agency regulates chemicals.

Deal designed to better position Huntsman Corp. to serve customers through a broader product range, including color pigments, functional additives and spec

Event set for Oct. 1-3 at the Hyatt Olive 8 in Seattle, Wash.

Malvern Instruments has developed software updates and a new laser diffraction particle sizing system, the Mastersizer 3000E.

According to a new report, the 3D printing for medical applications market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.4% from 2013 to 2019.

Mats Backman, currently vice president finance, IT and business development for Sandvik Machining Solutions, has been appointed CFO and executive vice pres

Optomec, a supplier of additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals and printed electronics, reported record order levels for both its LENS 3D pri

Greg Elfering, vice president of sales, 3D Systems, plans to discuss AM’s opportunities and challenges for the automotive aftermarket at the Conference of

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has announced that online registration is now available for its 2014 Education & Training Conference, which w

The Metallum Congressos says that the Ninth International Latin American Conference on Powder Technology, PTECH 2013, will be held from 27 - 29 October in

Kennametal has developed NOVO, a “Digital Intelligence” program which helps users plan processes more efficiently.

Rebound in automotive parts output boosts industrial production by 0.4 percent.

Technology allows very accurate and fast simulations of the E-coating process, Elsyca states.

Finland’s VTT Technical Research Centre and Exote Ltd have developed a new hard metal which could be used to replace tungsten carbide (WC).

New Queretaro base will support sales and service, as well as manufacturing and process development activities for Walgren's growing customer base in Mexic

SKF is to purchase US-based Kaydon Corporation in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$1.25 billion, including US$95 million of net debt.

The H Intressenter consortium has raised its bid for Höganäs for a second time, to 337.50 Swedish crowns ($51) per share, provided that H Intressenter obta

A new additive manufacture (AM) research centre has been built at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.

Dynamet Technology has won the International Titanium Association’s (ITA) 2013 Titanium Applications Development Award.

The MPIF has inaugurated its first additive manufacturing (AM) with powder metallurgy conference, to take place at the same time as PM2014 World Congress o

Programme that supports companies working to address supply chain issues related to conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and surroun

The deadline for papers and presentations for PM2014 has been extended to 20 September 2013.

Sandvik Coromant has launched a CoroDrill 870 exchangeable tip drill especially designed for stainless steel.

Reed Elsevier has announced the winners of the 2013 Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge, which supports innovative solutions to improve sustainable acces

More than 160 exhibiting companies signed on to promote their products, services, innovative ideas and equipment to finishers interested in all finishing t

Event, which is scheduled to take place 17-18 of September in San Jose, Calif., will cover additive manufacturing technologies.

The Department of Justice, in a Sept. 3 filing on EPA's behalf, calls the panel's July 8 ruling a "flawed interpretation" of the air law's prevention of si

Review will allow states to reconcile regulatory standards with the new technologies.

Conference officials state location and new facilities as some of the reasons for selecting the venue

Lineup to include Renishaw's AM250 machine, part of the company's additive manufacturing equipment offering

Range to include powder metallurgy products that can work with materials such as plastics.

Höganäs has installed new combined vacuum sintering and low pressure carburising (LPC) furnace technology at its power of powder (PoP) Centre in Sweden.

The Schunk Group, a manufacturer of sintered metal parts, celebrates its 100 year anniversary

The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) has sent out a second call for R&D projects from NAMII members.

SKF’s Dalian, China factory, which makes medium-size bearings, has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification.

Arcam has received an EBM system order from an institute in Asia. The system will be used for aerospace components.

Finisher expected to create no fewer than 13 full-time jobs and retain no fewer than six full-time jobs within two years of completing its expansion and re

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