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Metal Powder news, November 2013

Global use of molybdenum in the second quarter of 2013 was 127.3 million lb, up 4% from 122.6 million lb in the previous quarter, according to figures rele

LPW Technology researches powder for AM

LPW Technology, a supplier of PM for additive manufacturing (AM) applications, has acquired a Freeman Technology rheometer to research new powders and impr

Plansee has set up a refractory metal production plant near Shanghai.

Canadian Graphite producer Lomiko Metals and Graphene Laboratories Inc formed Graphene 3D Labs Inc to focus on the development of high-performance graphene

Dr. Lu Lu will lead the development of innovative products, including precious metal powders and flakes.

GM approvals cover select clearcoats by PPG Industries' automotive refinish business for warranty repairs on its vehicles.

The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) and the Tungsten Industry Conflict Minerals Council (TI-CMC) have announced a joint programme to make it easie

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has elected Richard Pfingstler, CEO, Atlas Pressed Metals, as its new president, succeeding Matthew Bulger, N

Move will support global branding strategy while enhancing product development and sustainable solutions.

Injection moulding specialist Egide UK has been acquired by its management team from its parent company Egide SA.

A team in the US is asking for investment in a small 3D printer that makes components from precious metal clay.

VOC emissions can be reduced, safety enhanced, and the benefits of LEAN manufacturing achieved by better managing solvent usage, reports Kimberly-Clark Pro

Alcoa, a leading supplier of aluminium powder, has set its business targets for 2016, with plans to grow its value-add businesses and lower the cost struct

Purchase of aerospace turbine component producer expands Chromalloy's support in the new engine supply chain.

Ferro Corporation has sold its precious metals-based powders and flakes product lines in North America and Asia to Ames Advanced Materials Corporation, a s

Gains in home electronics, appliances and miscellaneous goods were offset by a decrease in the index for automotive products,

Sigma Labs Inc has extended its contract with Honeywell Aerospace to further demonstrate the capabilities of its PrintRite3D technology to make additive ma

The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology has published its schedule of short courses for 2014.

Renishaw is collaborating with WEAF (West of England Aerospace Forum), to hold an Additive Manufacturing Focus Day at its headquarters in Gloucestershire,

Following the success of two previous two short courses on sintering in 2012 and 2013, the EPMA plans to organise a short course on hard materials to be he

Aluminium producer UC RUSAL has announced plans to invest €4 million in modernize its SUAL powder metallurgy plant in Shelekhov, Russia.

Hard material specialist Ceratizit has put in place a sustainable growth strategy, focusing on expanding the company’s global presence, better accommodatin

Representatives from MacDermid discussed emerging alternatives to cadmium and nickel plating.

Electropolishing specialist unveils advanced processing production facility.

rapid prototype + manufacturing (rp+m) says it can now 3D print metal prototypes and end parts, using an EOSINT M 280 direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) s

RaceWare Direct, a start-up company, has leveraged additive manufacturing technology to build their business.

Sumitomo Electric Industries has announced the start of tungsten refining and scrap recycling operations in the United States.

The 2014 Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) conference, which takes place in Tucson, Ohio from 6-10 April, will include a full metals theme for the

Finnish coating technology specialist Picodeon Ltd has developed a short pulsed laser deposition technology (US PLD) for use in the application of gold and

Dr. Fred Allen brings extensive coating experience to Axalta's powder coatings business.

BlueFire Equipment Corporation has completed production of a range of custom designed tungsten carbide polycrystalline diamond cutter (PDC) drill bits.

Optomec has launched the Aerosol Jet 200 benchtop, suitable for research applications, such as prototyping small electronic devices, or developing and cert

GE researchers have introduced a process called “cold spray,” in which metal powders are sprayed at high velocities to build a part or add material to repa

A study conducted by scientists at the University of Exeter in the UK suggests that high levels of tungsten in the body could double the risk of suffering

Goal of audit is to optimize performance of organic solderability preservatives, or OSPs

The International Zinc Association (IZA) has appointed Mark Edwards, vice president of community and government relations for Teck Resources Ltd as the new

Sandvik Coromant has appointed Eduardo Martin as president of Market Area Americas (MAA), which includes Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and the U

Solid Concepts has made the world’s first 3D printed metal gun using a laser sintering process.

Aluminium specialist Alcoa and Russia’s VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation, the world's largest manufacturer of titanium ingots and forged products, have formed a jo

Meeting showcases new innovations to Dörken MKS Systems customers

According to a new market research report, the additive manufacturing (AM) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.5% from 2012 to 2017 to reach US$3,47

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) has published a new range of reference books for use in the industrial process heating industry.

SKF has extended its Energy Efficient (E2) deep groove ball bearings to target larger electric motors up to 350 kW (500 hp).

OSHA seeks to amend its current recordkeeping regulations to add requirements for the electronic submission of injury and illness information employers are

Distinguished scientist has made significant contributions to the paint and coatings industry over the course of his 32-year career.

Improvements to Electrex site includes updated look, new galleries and ordering information.

Medical manufacturer Phillips-Medisize Corporation has completed a large expansion of its metal injection moulding (MIM) plant on the company’s Menomonie,

BASF is building a new electronic materials research and development (R&D) centre in partnership with Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) in Suwon, South Korea.

Registration for MIM2014 is now open, with savings for those registering before 24 January.

Molycorp has reported consolidated net revenues of US$149.1 million, a 9% increase over the second quarter of 2013.

Portfolio now includes blended alloy ingots, in addition to cast parts, engineering services and part repairs.

GKN Sinter Metals has received four Supplier Quality Excellence awards from General Motors (GM).

SRP Electronica Group has set up a 10 tonne-a-year tungsten powder plant near Nashik, Western India, according to reports.

Carpenter has reported net income of $US34.6 million for the quarter ended 30 September 2013 compared to $US39.2 million in Q1 2012.

SKF plans to start delivery of wheel hub bearing units (HBU) and MacPherson suspension bearing units (MSBU) for the newly launched Volvo S60L car model whi

Commercial materials testing laboratory NSL Analytical Services has chosen Malvern Instrument’s Mastersizer 3000 laser diffraction particle size analyser t

Three of Metaldyne’s global operating plants have received customer awards for quality excellence, including two Supplier Quality Excellence Awards from Ge

Kennametal has completed its transaction to acquire the tungsten materials business from Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) for US$605 million.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh and The Indian Institute of Engineers (India) has awarded Dr Ravi Bollina with the Young Engineer of the Year 2013 award f

MetalForming magazine, the publication of the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA), will run a webinar on 12 December covering 3D printing with metals.

Appointments range from technical sales representatives to business development personnel.

Collaboriate effort sponsored by Owens Community College and Finishing Brands.

Transaction represents the first add-on acquisition The Crown Group has completed under ownership of High Road Capital Partners.

Sandvik Coromant has made some changes to its deep hole machining range.

Largest output gains seen in motor vehicles, machinery.

Project showcases Ace Metal Finishing's expanding capabilities.

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