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Metal Powder news, September 2016

GE has confirmed its plans to acquire two suppliers of additive manufacturing (AM) equipment, Arcam AB and SLM Solutions Group AG for US$1.4 billion.

Sandvik Coromant has joined a center researching powertrain manufacturing for heavy vehicles applications as a partner.

Zenyatta has reportedly scaled up testing of metal powder from its Albany graphite mine located in northern Ontario, Canada.

Sumitomo Electric Industries is to acquire Keystone Powdered Metal Company, a US manufacturer of powdered metal components.

3D printing of biodegradable metal scaffolds can be tailored to fit patient’s needs for face and head bone repairs

ASTM International plans to create a new technical committee for developing voluntary consensus standards for commercial spaceflight.

Metallied, a facility for making metal powders for AM for Erasteel and Aubert & Duval, based in Irun, Spain, has received EN9100 accreditation.

Bodycote has acquired Nitrex Metal Technologies, a specialist in gas nitriding and ferritic nitrocarburizing in both batch and continuous forms.

LPW Technology has built a new R&D facility within the Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire, UK.

A subsidiary of Molex LLC is to acquire metal injection molding (MIM) specialist Phillips-Medisize Corporation.

TA Instruments has acquired Rubotherm, which supplies analytical test instruments for thermogravimetric and sorption measurements.

Höganäs AB plans to reuse the residual heat and carbon dioxide from the company’s plants.

Bodycote has opened a new facility in Haltom City, located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

Zenyatta Ventures Ltd has signed a collaboration agreement with Larisplast Ltd, an Israeli business that specializes in the field of concrete admixtures.

The IHEA’s fundamentals of industrial process heating online learning course is scheduled to begin on 17 October 2016.

Bodycote plc has announced that Pat Larmon will be joining its board as an independent non-executive director.

James L McCarley has joined 3D printing specialist ExOne as chief executive officer (CEO).

Concept Laser has developed what it calls a ‘smart factory’, a modular approach to additive manufacturing (AM).

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PSA Group, which owns the Peugeot, Citroën and DS automotive brands, has agreed to research large scale 3D printing with US-based Divergent 3D.

For the 17th year in a row, SKF has been listed as one of the most sustainable companies by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).

For the first time, scientists have used a scanning transmission electron microscope to directly write tiny patterns in metallic ‘ink’.

Quintus Technologies, a specialist in hot isostatic press (HIP) technology, has named Correns Corporation as the company’s sales agent for Japan.

Dr Wolfgang Büchele, the CEO of Linde AG, will not continue in his position following the expiration of his current employment contract.

APMI International will be sponsoring a regional technical program on 3D printing in Ridgway, Pennsylvania, USA, on 13 October 2016.

CRP Group has invested in new machines for additive manufacturing (AM), CNC machining and direct metal laser sintering (DMLS).

Scientists have developed a novel etching process that can allow metals such as aluminum, titanium or zinc to bond with nearly any other material.

Linde LLC has developed the Hydroflex atmosphere control system (ACS) for oxide-free annealing of steel, stainless steel, copper, bronze or brass.

Powder producer PyroGenesis Canada Inc has reported revenue of US$818,990 in Q2 2016, a decrease of 47% over the same period in 2015.

Herbert Koch, quality manager at Harris Steel Company, has received the Kenneth J Boedecker, Jr Distinguished Service Award.

Audi AG has acquired an additive manufacturing (AM) machine supplied by 3D printing specialist SLM Solutions.

SmarTech Publishing has just announced the schedule for a new series of reports covering the 3D printing industry.

Bodycote reports that its facility in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA has earned MedAccred accreditation.

General Moly reports that it finished Q2 2016 with a cash balance of approximately US$12.3 million and US$17.3 million in restricted cash.

Linde has reported group revenue of €8.560 billion, a decrease of 5.3% when compared with the figure for the first half of 2015 of €9.036 billion.

Umicore has reported half year revenues of €1.4 billion, up 1% on the previous half year.

Concept Laser reports an increase in sales of 88% for the first half of 2016 compared to the same period last year.

Sigma Engineering has developed a new way of minimizing particle segregation in metal injection molding (MIM).

Element Materials Technology is to buy DNV GL’s materials testing laboratories in Germany.

The board of directors of Arcam says that it unanimously recommends that the shareholders of Arcam accept a takeover offer made by GE.

Mate Precision Tooling, a manufacturer of CNC punch press tooling, has appointed Benjamin Harrison to the position of Latin American sales manager.

The 2016 Electrocoating Seminar will take place from 4-5 October in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

The Powder Coating Institute has created a new video aimed at promoting powder coating technology.

Kennametal Inc has elected Sagar A Patel to its board of directors. Patel serves as the president of aircraft turbine systems of Woodward, Inc.

Japanese ceramics specialist Kyocera plans to introduces a range of cutting tools at this year´s AMB metalworking trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany.

The PCI has announced that the PCI Powder Coating 2017 Technical Conference will be held from 27-31 March in Indianapolis, IN, USA.

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