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Metal Powder news, March 2021

The MPIF reports that Pierre W Taubenblat, FAPMI, has passed away age 91.

SGL Carbon reports 2020 consolidated sales of €919.4 million, 15% less than €1,087 million in 2019.

Manufacturer Primus Aerospace has acquired a Velo3D metal 3D printer to make parts for aerospace and defense applications.

Ford and ExOne have developed a patent-pending process for binder jet 3D printing and sintering of 6061 aluminum.

ExOne plans to launch a controlled atmosphere model of its X1 160Pro extra-large production metal 3D printer in the second half of 2022.

Clemson University has received US$11 million funding from the US Army to 3D print components for ground vehicles, air platforms and munitions.

Inprotec, based in the UK, has been awarded a six-figure contract by Spain-based Azor Ambiental to upgrade its lead recovery plant in Murcia.

The MPIF reports that atomization pioneer Christer Äslund, president of METEC Technologies AB, sadly passed away recently.

America Makes and the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio (GSNEO) have partnered to promote additive manufacturing (AM).

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) is holding a certified additive manufacturing (AM) technician course in May.

The EPMA says that it is now welcoming entries to its PM thesis competition.

Additive Industries has appointed Ian C Howe as its new CEO and Carlien Siebelt as its new CFO.

Union Process, which makes attritors and grinding mills, has launched a newly designed website.

New computer-controlled ultrasound technique useful for biofabrication

Senvol say that it has received further funding from the US Navy and US Air Force to develop its additive manufacturing (AM) machine learning software.

Atomising Systems (ASL) has invested £150,000 to install an inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES) system in its lab.

3D printed tissue and organs move a step closer

Sandvik says that it has qualified for the Sustainability Yearbook for the 12th consecutive year.

Wall Colmonoy Aerobraze will be exhibiting at MRO Americas, taking place from 27-29 April 2021 in Orlando, Florida.

Metal powder manufacturer Höganäs Group has been granted €270,000 from the Swedish Energy Agency to help reduce its environmental footprint.

Metal additive manufacturing (AM) company Velo3D has appointed Jon Porter to manage its commercial operations in Europe.

A new fabrication technique could allow lithium-ion batteries to use the same production processes for ceramic electrolytes as for liquid electrolytes.

A new company has been formed in the UK to help transition vehicle internal combustion engines to hybrid, full battery electric, and fuel-cell power.

Metal and carbon fiber 3D printing company Markforged says that Phillips Corporation will distribute its AI-powered additive manufacturing (AM) system.

The founders of 3D printing company Renishaw, Sir David McMurtry and John Deer, reportedly plan to sell their 53% share in the company.

Researchers have developed a novel cerium molybdate material that exhibits high antiviral activity against the coronavirus that causes covid-19.

3D Systems has reported unaudited Q4 2020 revenue of US$172.7 million, an increase of 2.6% compared to US$168.2 million in Q4 2019.

Powder producer Equispheres has awarded two new contracts to 3D printing companies to help speed up its lab expansion project.

Sintavia, which 3D prints flight and launch components, has acquired three A2X electron beam printers from GE Additive Arcam.

ANCA, which makes CNC grinding machines, says that it has upgraded its FX5 Linear two-wheel pack machine.

Metal and carbon fiber 3D printing company Markforged has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with acquisition company one.

Using a two-pronged process, researchers produced hydrogels that mimic the internal structure, stretchiness, strength and durability of biological tissues.

Researchers have developed hydrogels that are cell-compatible, biodegradable and can change shape over time in response to water.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) reports that UK engine manufacturing output declined by 29.3% in January with 168,291 units built.

The Plansee Group now holds a majority interest in Luxembourg-based Ceratizit SA, which makes carbide tools.

additive manufacturing offers the possibility of tailoring polyethylene implants to individual patients and improving tissue regrowth

APMI International has named Cynthia Freeby, regional sales manager at Ametek Specialty Metal Products, as its 2021 fellow.

Fraunhofer Institute has acquired a hot isostatic press (HIP) to improve its knowledge of pressure-supported heat treatment.

The MPIF has published details of a seminar called ‘Powder Processing: Quality, Handling & Safety for Performance’ as part of PowderMet 2021.

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