July 28, 2021
LG Electronics (LG), Seoul, South Korea, and Magna International Inc. (Magna), Aurora, Ontario, Canada, have signed a transaction agreement which establishes a joint venture between the two companies»
July 28, 2021
Polema, affiliated to Industrial Metallurgical Holding, headquartered in Moscow, Russia, has announced new Additive Manufacturing powder grades of high entropy alloys and Ni-Cr-Al-Y system alloys»
July 27, 2021
With the support of the France Relance recovery plan and The French Agency for Ecological Transition (ADEME), Aubert & Duval, Paris, has announced a new heat treatment line at its facility in Pamiers, France»
July 27, 2021
Porite India Pvt Ltd, Pune, India, repots it is expanding its Powder Metallurgy production line, adding a new 800 ton CNC powder compacting press and a new high-temperature (up to 1300 ºC)»
July 26, 2021
Pfeiffer Vacuum GmbH, Asslar, Germany, has introduced its new HiScroll ATEX scroll pump which meets the requirements of the European directive ATEX II 3/-G Ex h IIC T4 Gc X +5° C ≤ Ta ≤ +40 °C, and are therefore said»
July 26, 2021
Industrial gas company Air Products, headquartered in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Cummins Inc., Columbus, Indiana, USA, to collaborate on accelerating»
July 23, 2021
Mercedes-Benz has announced the acquisition of YASA, a developer and manufacturer of next-generation electric drive technology headquartered in Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK. Operating as a wholly owned»
July 22, 2021
Seco Tools, headquartered in Fagersta, Sweden, has appointed Stefan Steenstrup to the role of president, effective October 1, 2021. He succeeds Fredrik Vejgården, who has left the company to start»
The state of Germany’s Powder Metallurgy industry: From the coronavirus pandemic to the EV revolution
The coronavirus pandemic and ongoing structural changes in the automotive industry as a result of the rise of electric vehicles are currently preoccupying large segments of global industry.
In this report, Dr Georg Schlieper examines the situation in the Powder Metallurgy industry in Germany from 2020 up to spring 2021, based on interviews with four leading PM companies. Results are also drawn from statistics produced by the Fachverband Pulvermetallurgie. Although not representative of the global PM industry as a whole, the findings from Germany will have parallels with many other PM part-producing nations.
CM Furnaces: A stalwart of the industrial furnace segment reflects on seventy-five years of thermal processing innovation
In April 2021, CM Furnaces celebrated its seventy-fifth anniversary. Over its long history in the furnace manufacturing and heat treatment industry, the company has established a global reputation for the design and manufacturing of state-of-the-art air, hydrogen and inert atmosphere electric furnaces, including standard furnace designs and specialised, custom furnaces for a variety of applications. Since its beginnings, its customer base has grown to include clients in the industrial, educational and government sectors.
PM Review’s Emily-Jo Hopson-VandenBos spoke to Jim Neill, CM Furnaces’ vice president, sales, and here offers an overview of the company’s past, present and future.
Liberty Powder Metals: The Liberty Steel spin-out targeting high-quality metal powder production for advanced manufacturing processes
As a spin-out of Liberty Steel UK, Liberty Powder Metals has grown from the combination of its parent company’s deep steelmaking experience, and the technological innovations developed through the £18 million CASCADE project, which sought to develop a supply chain for advanced metal powder-based manufacturing technologies within the UK. Now, the company has entered the market as a producer of in-demand powders for the domestic and global markets.
James Ashby, LPM’s Technical Manager, reflects on the company’s journey to date – including the challenges of establishing a startup during a global pandemic.