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Metal Powder news, August 2016

Ceratizit will be presenting for the first time its Ceratizit 3x3 concept at the AMB international metalworking exhibition.

The America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative (AMSC) will be held on 26 September 2016 in Youngstown, Ohio.

Winfried J Huppmann, a distinguished member of the international PM community, passed away on 13 August 2016, reports the MPIF.

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have received a US$350,000 grant to develop new, computational methods for AM.

The Chemical Coaters Association has announced the recipients of the organization’s scholarships for 2016.

The next US Powder Coating (PC) Summit is scheduled for 4-5 October 2016, in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Kordsa Global and Sabanci University have combined their forces to open a composite technologies center of excellence.

AM specialist EOS plans to introduce its EOSTATE MeltPool processing monitoring system to pilot customers, the company says.

Atomising Systems Ltd has announced the dates of their next short course on atomization for metal powders.

Höganäs has won two awards for best paper and best poster at the 11th International Conference on Brazing.

An official call for presentations has been announced for the AMPM2017 show.

An official call for papers and posters has been announced for Powdermet2017.

Gas specialist Linde AG has confirmed that it is in preliminary talks about a potential merger with Praxair Inc.

Reinforced Plastics spoke to Dr Tim Young from the UK's National Composites Centre.

rp+m has acquired a M2 cusing metal additive machine from Concept Laser for research & development purposes.

UK 3D printing specialist Croft Additive Manufacturing is to distribute a range of industrial optical 3D scanners in the UK and Ireland.

Carbodeon Ltd Oy has closed a €1.5 million funding round from Straightforward Capital, a Finnish venture capital firm.

Zenyatta has appointed Mara Strazdins as VP corporate communications and investor relations.

Metaldyne Performance Group Inc reports Q2 2016 net sales of US$728 million, compared to US$800 million in Q2 2015.

Morgan Advanced Materials plans to create a Carbon Science Center of Excellence at Pennsylvania State University.

The Plansee Group reports that in the 2015/16 fiscal year it achieved consolidated sales of €1.18 billion.

GKN Aerospace has named SC Aerostar as its premier supplier for 2015/16.

Composites Germany has announced the results of its 7th survey of the market for fiber reinforced plastics.

Daido Steel Co Ltd and Honda Motor Co Ltd have developed a hot deformed neodymium magnet containing no heavy rare earth.

The US National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) has entered into a new partnership with the National Association of Surface Finishing (NASF).

The Mahle group’s supervisory board has appointed Bernd Eckl to its management board with effect from 1 January 2017.

Metaldyne Performance Group Inc is expanding its Suzhou, China operations with a second manufacturing plant.

Researchers have 3D laser lithography to produce atomic force microscopy probes of any shape and with a radius down to just 25nm.

The global market for 3D printing will grow from nearly US$3.7 billion in 2016 to more than US$10.4 billion by 2021.

Materials processing specialist Oerlikon has joined America Makes, the US National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

Fives Liné Machines has launched Liné Machines Robotic.

Submit your abstract for the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials from the 6 to 10 March 2017.

Siemens and the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology have reportedly developed a faster production process based on selective laser melting (SLM).

UC RUSAL and SAUER GmbH have signed an MoU to develop industrial 3D printing technology for aluminium and aluminium alloys.

Siemens has acquired a majority stake (85%) in Materials Solutions Ltd, a specialist in AM processing and production.

The medical and orthodontics sector had a market share of almost 25% in the global PIM market in 2015.

Metaldyne Performance Group (MPG) plans to consolidate its portfolio of metal-forming brands.

Automotive component supplier SHW AG has published its preliminary figures for the first six months of the fiscal year 2016.

Alloy supplier Franklin Bronze Precision Components has appointed John Nichols as general manager (GM).

MIM specialist Phillips-Medisize Corporation has acquired Medicom Innovation Partner.

The Sixth Element, a producer of graphene and graphene oxide, has appointed Bernhard Münzing as sales director.

A new three-dimensional lattice structure can absorb a wide range of vibrations and also act as a load-bearing component.

H.C. Starck reports that its powder divisions will become independent limited liability companies (GmbHs).

thyssenkrupp has acquired its former investee company Thyssen Ros Casares SA, based in southeastern Spain.

Dmitry Shashkov, president and CEO of H.C. Starck’s Fabricated Products Division, is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities.

Kennametal has reported 2016 sales of US$2,098 million, compared with US$2,647 million last year.

Arcam reports that its net sales increased by 17 % to SEK 307.6 million from SEK 262.0 million from January – June 2016.

Bodycote says that its facility in Chard, Somerset, has entered the SC21 Supply Chain programme at Silver Award level.

GKN has reported sales up 17% from £3,853 million to £4,518 million in its latest six months' report.

Bodycote, a leading thermal processing services provider, has opened a new plant in Greenville, South Carolina.

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