GKN Powder Metallurgy has agreed to form a joint venture with Bazhou Hongsheng Industrial Company Ltd, located in Bazhou City, Hebei Province, China. 

The new venture plans to manufacture international grade ferrous powders and will be the first international grade powder producer in China. A Chinese merger-control review application has been filed and other necessary approvals are being sought.?

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