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Metal Powder news, March 2017

Software developer GoEngineer and Concept Laser have entered into an agreement to increase their presence in the AM market.

Renishaw installs AM system at aerospace center

Renishaw’s RenAM 500M system has been installed at the Centre for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC) in Seville, Spain.

Additive manufacturing (AM) specialist FIT AG and Caterpillar Inc have entered into a strategic alliance agreement.

Divergent 3D has entered into a strategic development partnership with SLM Solutions Group.

Sinterite, a Gasbarre Furnace company, has installed a continuous belt furnace at the Air Liquide Shanghai Research & Technology Center in China.

AM Ventures (AMV) and Exmet AB have entered into an agreement to develop technology for the additive manufacturing (AM) of amorphous metals.

Kennametal has been recognized as one of 2017’s World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.

Linde reports group revenue of €16.948 billion, up 0.2% after adjusting for exchange rate effects.

Lucideon, a materials technology company, is hosting a new webinar entitled ‘Validation of Additive Manufactured Components through Specialized Testing’.

Hi-line Industries reports that its customer prices will remain the same for the seventh consecutive year.

Ford Motor Company is looking into how to 3D print large-scale one-piece auto parts, such spoilers, for prototyping and future production vehicles.

Umicore has acquired South Korean automotive catalyst joint venture, Ordeg Co Ltd for €82 million (KRW 100 billion).

Metals with a gradient in grain size show increased overall strength while allowing ductile behavior to take place to avoid catastrophic failure.

3D printing with cellulose made easier and cheaper.

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has launched the first video in a series focused on powder metallurgy (PM).

LPW Technology Ltd has released its most recent case study, ‘Vacuum versus non-vacuum melted gas atomised powders’.

Samuel Son & Co Limited has signalled its move into additive manufacturing (AM) with the acquisition of Burloak Technologies.

NetComposites has launched a series of training videos which offer a range of modules covering composite materials.

Researchers have found a way to greatly reduce the effects of fatigue in steel by incorporating a laminated nanostructure.

Haydale has developed carbon fiber-reinforced composite materials featuring graphene powder with improved resistance to lightning-strike damage.

Molybdenum mining company General Moly entered 2017 with a cash balance of approximately US$8.5 million at year-end 2016.

APMI International plans to run a course covering automation in the PM industry on 13 April 2017, in St Marys, PA, USA.

AM specialist Arcam says that it has been working with Lima, an Italian provider of orthopaedic parts, for 10 years.

Sandvik Coromant has signed an agreement to become a premium partner of machine tool manufacturer, DMG MORI.

A novel 3D printing method can rapidly create and precisely control a material's architecture from the nano- to centimeter-scale.

Business area Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has announced an agreement with IBM.

Two US manufacturing institutes have begun an initiative to develop an open-source curriculum covering lightweight additive manufacturing.

Cellulose could offer a renewable, biodegradable alternative to the polymers currently for 3D printing, thanks to a novel 3D printing process.

Honoring and Promoting a Young researcher active in the fields of Nanofabrication and Nanotechnology for Electronics, MEMS and Life Sciences.

Researchers have found a way to remotely control the order in which a 2D sheet folds itself into a 3D structure using different wavelengths of light.

GKN has reported a sales increase of 22% in 2016. Profit before tax was up 12% to £678 million, compared to 2015 figures of £603 million.

GE has announced the appointment of seven new company officers.

Nanocrystalline doped ceramic oxide with zero-energy grain boundaries is as stable as bulk material.

America Makes and ANSI have published a standardization roadmap for additive manufacturing.

SKF has made plans to consolidate its organisational structure and group management.

The deadline is Monday 13 March 2017.

The EPMA has launched its 2017 powder metallurgy (PM) thesis competition at both diploma (masters) and doctorate (PhD) levels.

GE plans to expand the headquarters and employee base of Concept Laser GmbH, and invest in more additive equipment and materials.

The supervisory board of Linde AG has appointed Dr Sven Schneider as member of the executive board and chief financial officer.

AM specialist 3D Systems has reported a 2016 revenue decrease of 5% to US$633.0 million compared to U$666.2 million in 2015.

The deadline is Monday 13 March 2017.

A new acoustic metamaterial can bend, shape and focus sound waves as they pass through it, potentially transforming medical imaging and personal audio.

Learn more about the newest addition to the Materials Today family.

AP&C, based in Montreal, Canada, has received a significant order for MIM (metal injection molding) applications.

Zenyatta Ventures Ltd has fluorine functionalized graphene oxide (F-GO) produced from the company’s high-purity Albany graphite.

Automotive company Bodycote reported revenue of £600.6 million, a 5.9% increase from the 2015 revenue of £567.2 million.

AM company Concept Laser will be exhibiting its Mlab cusing 200R 3D printing machine at the IDS International Dental Show.

The MPIF’s industry development board has completed a redesign of the PickPM.com website.

Sintavia has closed a US$15 million round of equity financing from its primary investor, Neff Capital Management LLC.

Two managers at hardmetal specialist Kennametal Inc, have received honors at the Women in Manufacturing STEP Awards.

LPW Technology Ltd has been named in the Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100 for the first time.

Sigma Labs, Inc has signed a commercial alliance with Morf3D to help AM in the aerospace and defense sector.

The 2017 EPMA Board & Council Meetings will take place on 30 March 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

A new family of highly stretchable and UV curable elastomers can be stretched by up to 1100%, making them suitable for 3D printing techniques.

AM and MIM specialist ARC Group Worldwide reports revenue of US$28.2 million for fiscal Q2 2017, an increase of 18.3% on fiscal Q2 2016.

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