Powder Metallurgy News

NetShape closing Clearfield PM parts facility

December 10, 2008

NetShape Technologies Inc. has announced the consolidation of its two plants located in Pennsylvania. The Clearfield plant will be consolidated into the Falls Creek facility. It is expected the Clearfield plant will cease operations by June 2009. “Due to ... Read more »

Erasteel invests in a new metal powder atomisation unit

October 1, 2008

Erasteel has announced its largest investment in the powder metallurgy (PM)business to-date by building a new gas-atomisation unit in Soderfors, Sweden, at a cost of €17 million. Advanced technologies will be used to ensure high powder cleanliness and s ... Read more »

Binder technologies for PIM from German newcomer eMBe

September 22, 2008

A recently established company, eMBe Products & Service GmbH, of Thierhaupten, Germany, is offering complete binder systems for Ceramic Injection Moulding (CIM) and Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) feedstock. Michael Bayer, eMBe’s Managing Director, s ... Read more »

H.C. Starck announces price increases

September 16, 2008

The international H.C. Starck Group has announced a further price increase for substantial parts of its product portfolio. The reason for these price rises are further increases in costs for energy, as well as for raw and auxiliary materials and productio ... Read more »

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