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Metal Powder news, January 2017

Höganäs joins UN Global Compact

Metal powder producer Höganäs says that it has joined the UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative.

The Aachen Center for 3D Printing says that it now offers two full vocational training courses and degree programs at several partner universities.

GKN Driveline has partnered with StreetScooter, an electric vehicle company owned by Deutsche Post DHL Group.

Powder producer H.C. Starck has received certification for processing of ‘conflict-free’ tantalum raw materials for the sixth year in a row.

Powder characterization company Freeman Technology plans to exhibit its material characterisation instrumentation at the European Coatings Show.

QuesTek Innovations LLC has been awarded six projects from the US Navy and Army to develop technologies for additive manufacturing (AM).

The Additive Manufacturing Users’ Group has added keynote speaker to its conference, taking place from 19 – 23 March 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Ceratizit USA Inc has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake of Best Carbide Cutting Tools LLC.

Seco/Warwick Allied Pvt Ltd is relocating to a new operating facility in Mahape, Navi Mumbai, India.

The organizers of the Global Graphene Forum (GGF 2017) have issued a call for abstracts for the conference.

The 2017 edition of Standard 35-PF, Materials Standards for PF Steel Parts has been released by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF).

The MPIF reports that Ronald H Neill passed away on 9 January at his home in New Jersey, USA, aged 84.

The IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course is scheduled to begin on 13 March 2017.

GKN Powder Metallurgy and EOS plan to collaborate to scale up industrial additive manufacturing (AM).

Concept Laser says that it now offers CL WRX Control software on its LaserCUSING machines with all configuration options available.

MIM specialist Phillips-Medisize Corporation announced plans to open a new 80,000 ft2 manufacturing facility on its Wisconsin, USA, campus.

Arconic has entered into two agreements to supply 3D printed metal parts for Airbus’ commercial aircraft.

GKN Aerospace has gained a USD$175 million three-year contract extension to supply engine parts to the Swedish Armed forces.

LPW Technology's US operation has been awarded AS 9120A & ISO 9001:2008 certifications.

Renault Trucks reports that it is working on an additive manufacturing (AM) process to improve the performance of engines.

Umicore reports that it has officially opened its new production plant for emission control catalysts in Rayong, Thailand.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) and its corporate Diamond member, Gema USA, are soliciting applications for the 2017-18 Gema/PCI Scholarship.

SKF is investing SEK 70 million in developing roller manufacturing capabilities in Dalian, China.

GE is now accepting applications from schools for its US$10 million investment in 3D printing.

Ceratizit Germany is taking part in a stamping and fine blanking seminar taking place in Germany in March.

Kyocera Corporation has received two 2016 Environment Minister’s Awards.

GE’s new GE Additive business plans to collaborate with GE Capital to sell and finance metal additive machines.

UK 3D printing specialist Renishaw has supplied additive manufactured guides to help a surgical procedure to reshape a patient’s face.

Compressing and fusing flakes of graphene can produce a porous, lightweight 3D material with a strength 10 times that of steel.

The Ceratizit Group has acquired German company Becker Diamantwerkzeuge.

Umicore has acquired from 3M the ownership of three nickel manganese cobalt (NMC) patent families for cathode materials.

General Moly reports that Lee M Shumway, chief financial officer and principal accounting officer, will depart from the company.

Submissions for the 8th annual Reaxys PhD Prize are now open.

Materialise NV has signed an agreement with Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software business.

SmarTech Publishing, a market analyst in the 3D printing sector, has made three predictions for the industry in 2017.

Market analyzer Technavio says that it has published three reports covering activated alumina, lime, and aluminum powders, pastes and flakes.

GKN Driveline plans to invest nearly US$179 million to expand its manufacturing facilities in North Carolina, USA.

Industrial gases company Air Products has earned a score of 100% on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI).

Scientists have developed a novel solid-state battery by placing ultra-thin aluminum oxide between lithium electrodes and a solid garnet electrolyte.

Sintavia LLC has received ISO 17025 accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).

3Diligent says that it now offers metal plating of resin and plastic parts in addition to metal casting of wax-printed parts.

China's nano metal powder market size is predicted to grow at a compound annual rate of 25%.

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