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Metal Powder news, July 2021

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reports that 157,623 auto engines were manufactured in in June, 0.6% more than in June.

Teijin Limited has launched a website focused on its sustainability initiatives.

Umicore has reported revenues for the first six months of 2021 of €2.1 billion, an increase of 37% year on year.

Fraunhofer has been contracted by ASTM International to help standardize machine condition monitoring in laser beam powder bed fusion (LB-PBF).

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) says that it has donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank in Florida, USA.

Control over the toughness and ductility of alloys

The Plansee Group has invested €11 million in a new training center which it says can train up to 240 apprentices in six technical apprenticeships.

Global Tungsten & Powders (GTP) has appointed Melissa Albeck as president and CEO.

Trelleborg has appointed Innovate Composites, based in Auckland, to be its distributor for its range of tooling composites in New Zealand.

Sintx Technologies has formed an agreement with surfaces technology specialist B4C LLC to acquire its processes for making ballistic armor plates.

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire Polish company Fabryka Narzędzi Fanar, a manufacturer of round (rotary) tools.

The University of Waterloo in Canada, has received CAN$8.2 million funding to develop 3D printing partnerships between academic institutions and industry.

Desktop Metal has acquired Aerosint, a Belgian company that specializes in multi-material powder deposition systems for AM.

Metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing (AM) company Markforged has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MKFG.

GKN Automotive is accelerating its development of powertrain technologies in response to increasing global demand for electrified vehicles (EVs).

US auto mobility specialist Denso has reportedly invested in metal additive manufacturer (AM) Seurat Technologies.

Umicore reports that An Steegen, CTO and member of the management board, will leave the company in September 2021.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a new Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM).

AM specialist Essentium has expanded its services and support team and promoted Darren Shackelford to vice president of service delivery support.

Amaero International plans to construct an advanced titanium alloy gas atomization powder facility in Victoria, Australia.

The EPMA has released details of the keynote presentations taking place online during Euro PM2021, from 18-22 October 2021.

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire US based DWFritz Automation, a manufacturer of non-contact metrology solutions and automation systems.

Researchers have found that a coating of polymer no more than 100µm thick can prevent 3D-printed ceramic structures from shattering.

The organizers of Metallurgy Russia say that the 2022 event will take place from 8 to 10 June in Moscow.

Umicore has entered into an agreement with utility company Engie to supply its cathode materials plant with renewable electricity in Nysa, Poland.

ExOne has opened a metal 3D printing customer center at its European headquarters in Gersthofen, Germany.

Malvern Panalytical has updated its Mastersizer 3000 particle sizing instrument with a new image data sensor.

Australian metal 3D printing company SPEE3D has received AUS$1.562 million in funding to develop mass produced metal 3D printed rocket engines.

Researchers have demonstrated the viability of 3D-printed, shape memory polymer scaffolds that harmlessly degrade while promoting tissue regeneration.

Relativity Space, a US manufacturer of 3D printed rockets, has opened a new 1 million ft2 facility in Long Beach, California.

Optomec says that its production facility in South Carolina, USA, has been recertified for ISO 9001 for the 8th consecutive term.

The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) in the UK has released plans to research three important AM topics.

Norsk Titanium, which makes 3D printed titanium parts for aerospace, has received the first part of a grant from the Norwegian government.

The EPMA has revealed details of the special interest seminars taking place online during Euro PM2021 from 18-22 October 2021.

MPIF has released new material property data for its 2018 metal injection molding (MIM) standard.

Dean Howard, president of the US-based Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) reports on an extraordinary year in the powder metal (PM) industry.

The Chemical Coaters Association International has appointed Eric Davis to its board of directors and officers.

The Henry Royce Institute for advanced materials (Royce) has called for the establishment of a national steering group for digital materials.

Rodin Cars, a New Zealand-based automotive manufacturer, has used a 3D printer to produce parts for its FZero racing car.

Ceratizit SA says that it has acquired the remaining shares in Ceratizit Los Angeles with effect from 1 June.

Wohlers Associates has launched a new podcast featuring interviews with from industry experts about the additive manufacturing (AM) industry.

Sandvik will acquire Cambrio, a company that supplies CAD/CAM software for the automotive, transportation, energy, medical and aerospace industries.

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