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Metal Powder news, January 2018

New range of spectrophotometers

Thermo Scientific has developed a range of spectrophotometer for quality assurance and control.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in the US says that it has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Staff Member.

Hardmetals company Sandvik says that it has been ranked in the 2018 iteration of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations.

GKN Aerospace says that a total of 39 Fokker aircraft were placed in 2017, compared with 42 transactions in 2016.

A novel 3D printing method can yield unprecedented control over the arrangement of short fibers embedded in polymer matrices.

Diana Lados the founder and director of WPI’s Integrative Materials Design Center has been elected a fellow of ASM International.

The MPIF has reported the death of Stanley (Stan) Abkowitz recently at the age of 90.

Incorporating hexagonal boron nitride between layers of calcium silicate should produce a tough, durable ceramic that is resistant to heat and radiation.

GKN has published information about its upcoming company strategy.

ASTM International announced its first proficiency testing program in additive manufacturing (AM).

A scientist from South Korea has reportedly developed technology for reinforcing metal matrix composites with carbon nanotubes.

GKN says that it has received a preliminary and unsolicited acquisition proposal from financial services firm Melrose.

Eugene A Golebiowski has won the Copper Club Award from ASTM International’s committee on copper and copper alloys.

The European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) has launched a new training course to help support and develop the powder metallurgy sector.

Sandvik has completed its divestment Sandvik Process Systems to FAM AB.

The Sauber F1 Team has officially taken delivery of a 3D printer built by Additive Industries as part of a three-year technology partnership.

Additive manufacturing company Additive Industries has appointed a new director of operations & supply chain.

Hardmetals company Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest Hyperion to US-listed investment firm KKR for SEK4 billion.

Dr Huaxin Li, material/welding technical specialist at General Motors, talks about his role.

John Catterall, executive director, Auto Steel Partnership, talks about his role.

Additive manufacturing company Renishaw has created an additively manufactured sun dial for historic Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire, UK.

The board of directors of Arcam has applied for de-listing of the company's shares from Nasdaq Stockholm.

The EPMA reports that the Abstract Submission Deadline for the Euro PM2018 Congress and Exhibition is 24 January 2018.

Dr Paul J. Wolcott, applications engineer additive manufacturing at General Motors talks about his role.

A nanotextured surface on a stainless steel alloy, produced by an electrochemical etching process, can kill bacteria while not harming mammalian cells.

ASTM International has released a new video to shows its work in helping develop standards.

America Makes has been awarded a grant to help commercialize Intellectual Property resulting from America Makes' project calls.

GE Additive has opened its first ‘Customer Experience Center’ in Munich, Germany.

A new technique for 3D printing metals, which utilizes ultrafast cooling, can produce components with exceptional levels of strength and ductility.

AM specialist Sintavia, has begun construction on a new 55,000 ft2 manufacturing facility located in Florida, USA.

Ames Laboratory has improved on its 2016 performance and now exceeds expectations in a majority of the key performance areas measured by the DOE.

Aliancys has announced a price increase for its complete product portfolio sold in Europe, the Middle East and India.

Hexcel Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the aerospace and defense (A&D) business of Oxford Performance Materials (OPM).

Umicore has opened a production site to make cathode materials used in Li-Ion rechargeable batteries in Jiangmen, China.

Höganäs reports that it has signed an agreement to acquire H.C. Starck’s surface technology and ceramic powders division, STC.

GE Sweden Holdings AB has agreed to acquire shares in Arcam for SEK 345 per share.

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