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Metal Powder news, June 2014

ARC Group Worldwide Inc’s subsidiary, ARC Metal Stamping (AMS) has acquired Kecy Corporation, which makes robotics, automation, and die-making equipment, f

Ametek Specialty Metal Products has appointed new operations directors for its Hamilton Precision Metals and Reading Alloys business units.

Everising Machine, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of sawing machines, has developed the E-series of sawing tools, featuring tungsten carbide cutting tools.

Bulk handling specialist Flexicon has launched a new ultra-heavy-duty bulk bag filling system which can palletise and fill bulk bags with metal powders and

Spectris plc, an instrumentation and controls company which owns PANalytical, has acquired the business and assets of Canada-based La Corporation Scientifi

The MPIF has issued a call for papers for AMPM2015, its additive manufacturing (AM) with powder metallurgy conference.

Hoeganaes Corporation won both the Howard I Sanderow Outstanding Technical Paper Award and the Excellence in Metallography Award at the MPIF’s PM2014 Worl

Global production of molybdenum in 2013 reached a new high of 539.2 million lbs, up from the previous year’s record of 535.2 million lbs, according to new

The UK Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is looking for innovative automotive concepts and technologies created in the UK to apply for its

Granta Design, a developer of materials science software in the UK, has launched Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium (AutoMatIC), a collaboration b

GE Power & Water has invested US$400 million over ten years in building a facility that will research “advanced manufacturing”, including rapid prototyping

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers in the US have developed a new and more efficient approach to the problem to setting process para

Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering and Rapid Prototype + manufacturing (rp+m) have been awarded a US$293,500 to develop its add

Sandvik AB and China-based Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Group Co Ltd plan to form a joint venture (JV) to develop strategy.

BBC Research has published an updated report covering the current status of the global powder metallurgy market and assessing its growth potential from 201

Ludger Heuberg, group CFO and member of the H.C. Starck executive board, plans to leave the group at the beginning of July 2014 to pursue new business oppo

Northcliff Resources Ltd has awarded Jacobs Minerals Canada Inc value and basic engineering contract for its Sisson tungsten-molybdenum project located in

Arburg has celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Spanish subsidiary.

Umicore has built a new production facility in Nowa Ruda, Poland for emission control catalysts used in cars and trucks.

Automotive supplier Mahle has teamed up with DM3D Technology, a USbased 3D additive metal service company, to deliver automotive components using DM3D's di

Rocket manufacturer SpaceX says that it has successfully tested the SuperDraco thruster, a 3D printed engine that will power a spacecraft’s launch escape s

GKN Sinter Metals will exhibit its range of drivetrain components made from powder metal (PM) at the VDI Drivetrain Congress, held from 24 to 25 June in Fr

Plansee has developed a new additive manufacture (AM) process involving selective laser melting suitable for use with tungsten and molybdenum.

Scientists at the School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham in the UK have developed a new method of producing boron carbide powder whic

Arcam has developed an Inconel 718 process for use in Arcam’s electron beam melting (EBM) systems. The process will be initially available for the Arcam A

Cambridge Engineered Solutions, reportedly the world’s largest manufacturer of metal conveyor belts, has developed a high-temperature stainless steel belt

A new report suggests that global tungsten demand will slow to 2.6% per year up to 2018 as its direct use as filaments in lighting applications diminishes.

Chevron Mining is to close its molybdenum mine in Questa, New Mexico, reportedly because of low demand.

Injection moulding specialist Proto Labs Inc is introducing its new metal injection moulding process at the Atlantic Design and Manufacturing trade show wh

Titanium giant RTI International Metals Inc has acquired Dynamet Technology Inc.

Voestalpine, a steel specialist that supplies specialist metal coatings, reported solid business performance and slightly higher profit for the last financ

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Miba, a supplier of sintered automotive components, recorded another positive performance in its Q1 2014 report.

German tool manufacturer Günther Wirth (GW), a part of carbide specialist Ceratizit, has acquired a remaining 25% of outstanding shares in India-based GW P

Doctors and scientists at Southampton University in the UK have completed their first hip surgery of a 3D printed implant and bone stem cell graft.

A new report suggests that, despite some setbacks, world tungsten production volume is could acheive an annual growth of 3.8%, reaching more than 100,000 t

Kennametal has been named in the CIO 100 Awards, which recognise the top 100 innovative companies in the US.

EOS’s US business says it has integrated its strategic partners, Advanced Laser Materials and Integra, to improve its service and application offerings in

The Laser Institute of America will hold its laser additive manufacturing workshop (LAM2015) in Orlando, Florida, on 4–5 March 2015.

Sweden’s Lund University is hosting its new course in powder technology for professionals.

Reseachers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a process to create relatively inexpensive tungsten carbide catalysts that can rep

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