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Metal Powder news, April 2020

The organizers of Metallurgy Russia and Litmash Russia, originally scheduled for 9 to 11 June 2020 have been postponed to 8–10 June 2021.

The IHEA has opened registration for its 2020 autumn course covering the fundamentals of industrial process heating.

Melrose Industries, which owns GKN, says that it has experienced a ‘significant deterioration’ in its end markets.

ASTM reports that all previously scheduled in-person June standards development meetings, including independent meetings, have been canceled.

3D printing company Aurora Labs, based in Western Australia, has set up a cost saving program to deliver over AUS$6 million in savings each year.

Freeman Technology says that its webinar entitled ‘An Introduction to Powders’ is now available to view on demand.

The US Department of Energy has announced up to US$28 million in funding for a new program aimed at developing high temperature materials.

The organizers of Aerospace Tech Week have issued a call for papers.

Canadian PM producer Equispheres has reportedly raised a new round of funding totaling CAN$30 million.

The EPMA reports that its SUMMEREV 2020 event has been postponed.

Melrose Industries, which owns GKN, says that it has experienced a ‘significant deterioration’ in its end markets as a result of COVID-19.

Höganäs has sourced 165,000 surgical face masks to be used by hospital staff when caring for Covid-19 infected patients.

America Makes has announced two challenges to help improve products for Covid-19 health care workers and first responders.

Using 3D laser printing, researchers have fabricated plate-based carbon nanolattices that are stronger than diamond.

Italian 3D printing company BEAMIT plans to collaborate with power company TEMA Energy to develop 3D printed gas turbine components.

Researchers have used polymer gels and cellulose to 3D print coral-inspired structures that can grow dense populations of microscopic algae.

Italian companies Bercella and Beamit have announced a strategic partnership to improve research in the aviation, space and defence industries.

A report from analytics company GlobalData says that iron ore exports from India are expected to decline by around 25% to 23.3 Mt in 2020.

Höganäs has published its 2019 sustainability report on its website.

FORECAST 3D is reportedly manufacturing protective equipment and testing supplies to aid in the fight against COVID-19.

Fraunhofer Institute has presented its automotive lightweight design award to Dr Yung-Li Lee of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Bruno Seufert of Daimler AG.

The MPIF has opened registration for its PM short course scheduled to take place from 10-12 August 2020 in State College, Pennsylvania, USA.

SAMPE has cancelled its upcoming 2020 conference scheduled to take place in Seattle, USA, in May.

Sandvik says that its High Precision Tubing business has adjusted production to prioritize orders related to COVID-19.

3D printing company EOS has reportedly launched an online platform and LinkedIn Group for to help additive manufacturing (AM) companies combat Covid-19.

Metal Technology Co Ltd, a metal processing company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has reportedly acquired Swedish-based Sandvik Powder Solutions AB.

Additive Industries has 3D printed a range of ready to-use spare parts with improved process performance and quality.

Sandvik Coromant says that it has formed a joint venture with Microsoft to look into the digitalization of the manufacturing industry.

AM company SLM Solutions has entered into a strategic partnership with a Chinese medical device manufacturer, to 3D print surgical implants.

Hardmetal company Ceratizit says that its sites in Italy and India will resume production.

The SMMT suggests that the UK auto industry could suffer from a loss of around 200,000 units by the end of 2020.

Global metals and mining industry deals for February 2020 were worth US$1.66 billion, according to data analysis company GlobalData.

Researchers have shown how different temperatures can be used to create different products from biohydrogels depending on their intended application.

Siemens reports that its AM network and 3D printers are available to the global medical community to help speed the production of medical components.

PostProcess Technologies has formed a channel partnership with 3D printer distributor Z-Axis.

Ametek has completed the sale of its Reading Alloys business to Kymera International.

America Makes says that people working in additive manufacturing (AM) can now upload 3D print designs to be reviewed and placed on a 3D Print Exchange.

The winners of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2020 have been announced.

The CCAI says that it has postponed the 2020 Women in Finishing forum as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Metal 3D printing company Aurora Labs Limited has reportedly reorganized its executive team.

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