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Metal Powder news, April 2017

UK gas supplier Air Products has commissioned a best practice video for industrial gas users.

3D printing specialist Arcam has launches new branding identity for the company.

Höganäs has opened its new ITEC technologer center based in Pune, India.

Italeaf, which owns powder metal producer Numanova, has published its year end report for 2016.

Scientists have developed a novel process for 3D printing structures using an ink made from simulants of Martian and lunar dust.

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The president and CEO of alloy specialist QuesTek Innovations has been appointed to the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Asco Sintering Co plans to exhibit at the Design-2-Part Show.

PyroGenesis Canada Inc has tested its plasma arc chemical warfare agents destruction system (PACWADS) using surrogate chemical warfare agent material.

Powder characterization company Freeman Technology will be hosting a powder characterization workshop on the 18 May 2017 at Imperial College London, UK.

A new report suggests that composite regulation in marine, rail, oil & gas, and construction could save the UK money.

Materials testing company Element Materials Technology is to acquire Exova Group, a provider of testing and calibration services based in Scotland.

Arcam reports continued growth in its recent interim report.

GKN plc is to acquire Tozmetal Ticaret Ve Sanayi AS (Tozmetal), a powder metal part manufacturer based in the Istanbul Ataturk Free Trade Zone, Turkey.

Stratasys has developed FDM Nylon 12CF, a carbon fiber-filled thermoplastic which could replace metal components in a range of applications.

Suppliers of analytical instrumentation Malvern Instruments and PANalytical have merged their activities.

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has appointed Bryon Osterland as vice president, Global Chassis.

Carpenter Technology Corporation plans to increase base prices 3% to 8% on its steels.

H.C. Starck reported 2016 turnover of €688.4 million, down from €815.2 million in the previous year.

SIA Engineering Company Limited and 3D printing company Stratasys, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU).

3D printing company PyroGenesis says that it has completed its first powder run with ramp-up already underway to take place over approximately four months.

Embassy Powdered Metals will acquire American Sintered Technologies (AST), which makes PM products for a range of industries.

Penn State University in the US plans to offer residential and online master’s degrees in AM beginning in the autumn of 2017.

The MPIF has announced the recipients of the 2017 MPIF Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy (PM) Award.

Norsk Titanium AS has received from Boeing an order for AM structural titanium components.

Stainless steel manufacturer Kobe Steel is to acquire Swedish HIP manufacturer Quintus Technologies.

GE Aviation China’s repair center opened at the end of March, the company says.

‘Fuzzy fibers’ of silicon carbide that act like Velcro can strengthen the composites used in advanced rocket engines.

Sandvik Materials Technology says that it has secured a contract for the Leviathan gas field in the Mediterranean Sea.

3D printing company EOS has announced a six-month 3D printing training course.

Element Materials Technology has announced the appointment of Olivier Jarrault as a non-executive member of the group’s board.

LPW Technology says that 3D printing machine manufacturer Stratasys has made a strategic investment in its business.

Following recent funding, component manufacturer Franklin Bronze says that it has been making investments in people, process, products and equipment.

Powder provider Plansee says that it is investing €10 million to build a new production line for medical engineering products.

Canada Makes has 3D printed parts to be launched into to space later in 2017.

Materials group Unicore reports a growth in recurring EBIT of 7%.

Materialise NV has announced its financial results for Q4 and the year ended 31 December 2016.

The EPMA is requesting EPMA members to send them PM parts/components for display purposes at various events to help promote the PM industry.

Researchers at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a method for in situ inspection of additively manufactured (AM) parts.

The University of Akron in Ohio, USA plans to seek FAA approval for ‘cold spray’ repair of corroded and worn parts on commercial aircraft.

Heat treatment company Bodycote’s facility in Nogent, France has earned the Performance Review Institute’s MedAccred accreditation.

By exposing the ceramic silicon nitride to high temperatures and pressures, scientists have managed to make it transparent.

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LPW Technology Ltd has been named as one of ten recipients for the import/export award in the 2016/17 European Business Awards.

UK powder producer Metalysis has opened what it calls a ‘Materials Discovery Centre’ in Yorkshire.

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