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Metal Powder news, October 2019

Date set for next Euro PM

The EPMA says that its next Euro PM Congress & Exhibition will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 4–7 October 2020.

Renishaw at 3D printing show

Renishaw plans to showcase its 3D printing products for different industries at Formnext, taking place in Frankfurt, Germany, from 19–22 November 2019.

Euro PM2019 attracted over 300 oral and poster presentations and over 1100 participants, while the exhibition featured over 100 exhibiting companies.

Additive Industries says that it has launched its sixth Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge.

XG Sciences, which makes graphene nanoplatelets, has finalized a development agreement with filament producer Terrafilum.

GKN Powder Metallurgy, a major producer of metal powder and parts, plans to acquire Forecast 3D, a specialist in plastic additive manufacturing.

3D printing organization America Makes has presented its Distinguished Collaborator award to Ralph Resnick and Rob Gorham.

Höganäs says that its new atomizing plant has received building approval by the local council.

Somerset Community College has received a second National Science Foundation grant award to improve 3D printing in Tennessee and Kentucky.

Umicore has reportedly opened a new production facility for fuel cell catalysts in SongDo Incheon City (Seoul area), Korea.

New technique for 3D printing of soft materials with additive manufacturing

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has published the program for the Powder Coating Week 2020, taking place from 17–20 February in Orlando, FL, USA.

Sandvik has reported revenues of SEK 25,163 million in Q3 2019, compared to SEK 24 283 million in the same period of the previous year.

Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts plans to open a new €8.4 million facility focusing on additive manufacturing (AM).

Metal powder specialist Höganäs AB has been awarded the Industry Gender Equality Prize 2019 by the Swedish government.

Financial Times and Inclusive Boards have named Sandvik board member Jennifer Allerton as one of the 100 most influential women in Engineering in the UK.

Complex shape-shifting lattices composed of multiple elastomeric materials can grow or shrink in response to changes in temperature.

Umicore has reportedly renewed its global sustainable development agreement with union federation IndustriALL Global Union for another four years.

The MPIF says that its next PM parts compacting/tooling seminar will take place in State College, Pennsylvania, from 19-20 November 2019.

Siemens and Materials Solutions, a Siemens business, have opened an innovation center in Orlando, Florida.

Thomas F Murphy, FAPMI, Hoeganaes Corporation, will be running an APMI Regional Technical Program on 9 December, in Philadelpha, USA.

3D printing company EOS has appointed Marie Langer as its new CEO.

Equispheres says that in tests its metal powders allowed for a 50% increase in production speeds and a 20-30% increase in a-basis mechanical performance.

The 10th International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory & Hardmaterials (Tungsten2020) has announced a call for papers.

3D printing company America Makes has appointed Dr Brandon Ribic as its new technology director.

A new process termed ‘flash sintering’ can help overcome the brittle nature of ceramics and make them more ductile and durable.

Umicore says that it has reportedly changes its current corporate governance model.

The Technical University of Munich (TUM), Oerlikon, GE Additive and Linde have created an additive manufacturing (AM) cluster in Bavaria, Germany.

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) has elected Paul K Oldroyd to its board of directors.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company VELO3D has reported what it says is record sales growth in Q3, with sales totaling US$15 million.

Element Materials Technology has announced that its current CFO, Jo Wetz, will succeed Charles Noall as CEO.

Standards developer ASTM International has announced a second round of funding to support additive manufacturing (AM) standards research.

Plansee has reportedly begun construction on a new training center in Breitenwang, Austria.

3D printing company Desktop Metal has launched H13 tool steel powder for its Studio System prototyping and low volume production printer.

Plansee and Ceratizit say that 41 apprentices have started their vocational training at the companies.

Laser physicist Dr Constantin Häfner has been appointed the new director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT).

The EPMA says that it will hold a meeting to discuss implementing a project focused on analysing PM mechanical behavior and microstructures.

Researchers have shown that ultrasonic waves produced by an acoustic transducer can manipulate the viscosity of shear-thickening materials.

Verder Scientific has agreed to acquire all shares of Chinese company EZ-mat and become its sole owner.

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) has revised its Infrared Process Heating Handbook for Industrial Applications.

The organizers of the ceramitec conference says that, in its new format, it welcomed over 200 attendees from 21 countries.

The EPMA says that a newly updated Euro PM2019 Congress and Exhibition technical program is now online.

3D printing company Additive Industries says that it has signed an agency agreement with two new sale agents.

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