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Metal Powder news, October 2017

UK engine manufacturing surpassed two million units in Q3, the first time since records began, according to the SMMT.

EuroPM: review

The EPMA reports from its recent PM show, which took place in Milan, Italy, at the beginning of October.

The 2017 Howard I. Sanderow Outstanding Technical Paper Award has been selected, according to the MPIF.

Additive manufacturing organization America Makes says that for the first time, its annual members meeting will be open to non-members.

UK commercial vehicle (CV) production output fell in September, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

America Makes and ANSI have launched phase 2 of the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative (AMSC).

GKN reports thart Hans Büthker will become CEO of GKN Aerospace on 1st January 2018.

Computer simulations have shown that the molecules in glasses such as amorphous ice can sometimes be arranged in a previously undetected order.

Arcam reports in its new interim report an increase in net sales of 31% to SEK 575.4 million, up from SEK 440.2 million.

LPW Technology will be showcasing its new range of ‘clean’ powders for AM at Formnext 2017.

The MPIF reports that Alan Lawley, Emeritus Professor, Drexel University, died on 17 October at the age of 84.

Coating company Metaltech Ltd says it is is to join the Wallwork Group.

EPMA and the EuroAM Sectoral Group have launched the second edition of its Introduction to Additive Manufacturing Technology booklet.

Alcoa Corporation, which makes bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, has terminated the electricity contract tied to Alcoa’s Rockdale mine in Texas, USA.

GE Additive, Concept Laser and Arcam AB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GKN to collaborate on additive manufacturing (AM).

Using dynamic atomistic simulations, researchers have resolved every ‘jiggle and wiggle’ of atomic motion that underlies metal strength.

Global aerospace and automotive engineering Group GKN has formed a new brand for its additive manufacturing (AM) activity.

The MPIF says that it has published the preliminary programs for POWDERMET2018 and AMPM2018.

TAT Technologies has revealed the dates for its sintering courses taking place in November.

Using zirconium-based nanoparticles, researchers have developed a novel technique for successfully 3D printing high-strength alloys.

Applied Graphene Materials, which produces specialty graphene materials, has released its unaudited preliminary results for the year ended 31 July 2017.

Hardide Coatings has developed coating technology to help protect high temperature, high pressure subsea choke valves.

The MPIF reports that a NSF grant will be provided to select US students to attend its POWDERMET2018 and AMPM2018 conferences in June 2018.

The MPIF says that its latest PM Parts Compacting/Tooling Seminar attracted 40 attendees.

UK commercial vehicle manufacturing grew 17.6% in January due to overseas demand.

AM specialist Sintavia and the Trumpf Group plan to promote the use of Trumpf TruPrint metal printers in the aerospace industry.

FOMAS Group and INTECO Group have signed a cooperation agreement to produce metal powders for the additive manufacturing (AM) market.

GKN has agreed a multi-year partnership with Panasonic Jaguar Racing to provide design, manufacturing and consultancy services to the Formula E team.

LPW Technology is working with Exactech, which makes bone and joint restoration products.

Germany-based BigRep, which makes large industrial 3D printers, has hired Frank Marangell as its new president for the US operations.

GKN plc has reported that chief executive Nigel Stein will retire at the end of 2017. He will also retires as a director in March 2018.

LPW Technology Ltd, which makes metal powders for Additive Manufacturing (AM), has published a new case study on maraging steel.

The organizers of the Industrial Nanocomposites Conference (INC) says that the show is now supported by The Graphene Council.

A polymer ink for 3D printing that expands after it solidifies can produce printable structures that spontaneously fold themselves up.

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