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Metal Powder news, January 2016

Zenyatta makes progress on graphite powder testing

Zenyatta Ventures Ltd says that it has made progress on its research into the graphite powder produced from its mine in Albany, Canada.

C.I. Hayes, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, has installed a Model BAC-M conveyor belt atmosphere furnace.

Metalvalue SAS and ASCO Industries have reportedly joined forces to create a new company, Metalvalue Powder.

ASTM International has named 2016 as its ‘Year of the SME: Small Business in Action’ at its first major meeting of the year.

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) in the US has created a series of educational videos based on its Combustion Seminar.

Tomas Eliasson has been appointed executive vice president and CFO of Sandvik and member of the group executive management.

Hoeganaes Corporation has achieved AS9100C Quality Management System certification.

Surface Technology, a provider of thermal spray coatings, has receiveda silver supplier award from OneSubsea.

A team of engineers at the University of Bristol has developed a new type of 3D printing that can print composite materials.

Studying a high-entropy alloy with transmission electron microscopy has revealed several mechanisms that make it both very tough and strong.

J.L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group company, has shipped a box temper furnace to a major Tier 1 automotive supplier in Mexico.

Beko Technologies will be exhibiting at the Air-Tech show 2016 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 12-14 April.

Congratulations to our editors listed in Thomson Reuters 'World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2015'.

AM powder metal specialist LPW Technology has developed Powderflow.

H.C. Starck has received certification for processing ‘conflict-free’ tantalum raw materials for the fifth time in a row.

More back issues of Reinforced Plastics are now available on the www.materialstoday.com website.

Thomas Amato, president and CEO Metaldyne LLC, has left the company to pursue other interests.

ASTM has presented the Gary M. Kralik Distinguished Service Award to Michael Gold of Gold Metallurgical Services LLC in Ohio, USA.

Dynacast, a manufacturer of precision metal components, has signed an agreement to acquire Tek-Cast Inc/MH Machining Group, based in Illinois, USA.

Reseach and Markets suggests that the global 3D printing powder market could reach US$636.9 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 24.4% from 2015 to 2020.

Optomec has signed a distribution agreement with Dragonfly to expand sales of its 3D printers in Italy.

Ulrika Rask-Lindholm has been appointed vice president communications of Höganäs AB.

US Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist Iver Anderson has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Dr Victoria Ossadnik has been appointed to the supervisory board of heat treatment specialist Linde AG, succeeding Klaus-Peter Müller.

Planetary Resources and 3D Systems have 3D printed a logo using material from a pulverized, powdered and processed asteroid.

Carpenter Technology has invested US$23 million to add titanium furnace equipment to its new superalloy powder facility, reports decaturdaily.com.

Does AM technology really herald the end of the traditional manufacturing industry?

A new report has been released which reviews the development of different technologies and related new applications for AM.

Researchers from UCLA have developed magnesium infused with silicon carbide nanoparticles.

Magna International Inc has completed its acquisition of the Getrag group of companies, a supplier of automotive transmissions.

TAT technologies has released information about its upcoming sintering courses.

Lloyd’s Register has developed new certification guidance notes to help manufacturer achieve ‘best practice’ in metal additive manufacturing.

Croft Additive Manufacturing (CAM) and ESR Space have researched the use of additive manufacturing (AM) to develop bespoke spacecraft mechanisms.

Kennametal Inc has appointed Kelly Boyer as vice president, investor relations.

Hardide Coatings Inc, a UK-based provider of surface coating technology, has opened a new US$7 million production facility in Virginia, USA.

Louis Davis, AM consultant, has created a diagram setting out the various machines and processes now available in AM.

Arcam reports that its CEO, Magnus René, will temporarily lead the Arcam Group from the office in Woburn, MA, in order to focus on the US market.

Tata Steel UK Limited has entered negotiations for the potential sale of its long products business in Europe.

Five technology centers, coordinated by AIMPLAS, have developed new coatings for plastics, wood, metal, ceramics and glass.

UK automotive engine output rose 3.5% in November 2015 according to the SMMT.

AP&C, the powder manufacturing subsidiary of Arcam, has appointed Alain Dupont as president effective from January 12, 2016.

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