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Metal Powder news, January 2014

Molycorp says that its Sillam?e, Estonia, tantalum smelter facility has been certified by the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Glob

Indian firm focuses on hardmetal tools recycling

Indian vacuum tech specialist Hind High Vacuum (HHV) has developed a tungsten carbide (WC) tools recycling plant.

Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation (WISCO) has made its first international export of reduced iron powder.

Youngstown State University, Ohio, USA, (YSU) has created a “Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing”.

SKF has posted Q4 net sales of SEK16,430 million, up from SEK14,984 million in Q4 2012.

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA, have been granted U$1.9 million grant by America Makes to improve powder-bed additive manufac

The programme of events, speakers and workshops at the 2014 AMUG Conference is now available online.

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global metal and ceramic injection moulding (MIM/CIM) components market was valued at US$1.5 billion in 20

Private equity firm Cyprium Partners has sold Alpha Sintered Metals Inc (ASM) to its management and to O2 Investment Partners, LLC, another private equity

GKN Driveline has opened a new automotive manufacturing plant in Togliatti, a city in the Volga region of Russia.

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) reported 2013 sales of US$4.04 billion compared to US$4.67 billion for 2012.

Titanium specialist RTI International Metals has acquired Directed Manufacturing Inc, a leader in metal additive manufacturing (AM) for both commercial pro

Umicore has achieved the top position in the materials industry group of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index.

As part of its investment in research and development, SKF has announced plans to build two new global technical centres in Gothenburg, Sweden and Nieuwege

Cristal Global and The National Industrialization Company (Tasnee) have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture (JV) company with Japanese titaniu

PM specialist Atlas Pressed Metals has appointed two new engineers to its metallurgical team.

Advanced Forming Technology (AFT) Inc, part of ARC Group’s precision components group, has set the dates for its metal injection moulding (MIM) seminars, t

ASTM International has released a new edition of its Manual 32, Test Sieving Methods: Guidelines for Establishing Sieve Analysis Procedures, 5th Edition.

According to preliminary data from the UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), new vehicle registrations in 2014 will exceed 78 million uni

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) is now welcoming entries for its annual technical competition, which recognises innovation and excellence in

Federal-Mogul Corp’s European subsidiaries plan to acquire certain business assets of Honeywell’s automotive and industrial brake friction business, includ

Sandvik plans to purchase Varel International Energy Services Inc, a supplier of drilling solutions focusing on hardmetal drill bits, downhole products for

Sandvik Coromant has appointed Star SU, a US provider of gear related toolss as a national channel partner for gear milling tools.

Hardide Coatings has appointed Ioan Jones as laboratory manager and Oliver Jones as pre-treatment specialist, part of its tungsten carbide team.

Research and Markets has published "2013 Report on the International Powder Metallurgy Market – Forecasts to 2016"

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the Euro PM2014 Congress technical programme is fast approaching.

Richard C Sutherlin, technical services manager at ATI’s Wah Chang business unit, a producer of reactive and refractory metals, has received the 2013 HR ‘R

TAT Technologies has provided information about its famous four-day long hands-on sintering course, which takes place in 2014 from 25-28 February.

Advanced Interactive Materials Science Limited (AIMS), a UK materials science company specialising in powder metallurgy, materials development and alloy de

ARC Group Worldwide Inc says that its subsidiary Advanced Forming Technology (AFT) has recently launched a metal injection moulding (MIM) part in space.

SKF has been nominated by Hyundai Motors to supply it with SKF’s MacPherson suspension bearing unit (MSBU), a business valued at approximately SEK 370 mill

Miba AG has agreed to increase its interest in Mahle Metal Leve Miba Sinterizados Ltda in Indaiatuba, Brazil, by 10% from 30 to 40%.

BAE Systems engineers have created and flown a 3D printed metal camera bracket for the first time on-board an RAF Tornado fighter jet.

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA)'s infrared equipment division (IRED) is running a free educational webinar focused on infrared (IR) cur

MC Machinery Systems, Inc, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp, has partnered with Japan-based Matsuura Machinery Corporation to introduce the LUMEX Avance-25

Arcam has received an order for an EBM system from Frriedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnbeg University in Erlangen, Germany.

The final unit of Molycorp’s cracking plant at its Mountain Pass molybdenum source has now completed commissioning and is operational.

Sandvik Coromant has developed CC6190, a new ceramic insert grade for CoroMill 490 that could increase productivity in cast iron and hardened steel due to

Ceratizit has signed an agreement with German tool retailer Hommel Hercules Werkzeughandel (HHW) to distribute its cutting tools for milling, turning, groo

The global automotive aluminium wheels industry will grow at a CAGR of 8.48% over the period 2012-2016, says a new report.

Blackheath Resources Inc, a mining exploration and development company, has agreed an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Adoria tungsten/tin project

ASTM’s standard ASTM B330, used to measure the particle size of metal powders, now covers recent changes in PM testing technology.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Metal Powder Report website last month.

Kennametal Inc’s quality assurance manager Helen Patricia has received honours in the 2nd Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and

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