GKN Sinter Metals begins new innovation blog

November 9, 2016

GKN Sinter Metals has announced the launch of a new online blog focused on discussing innovations, trends and news in the field of Powder Metallurgy. The blog is intended to inform and inspire customers, colleagues and interested parties and will also give readers an insider’s look behind the scenes at the world’s largest Powder Metallurgy component manufacturer.

It was stated that the blog’s authors will delve into the many facets of the business, addressing topics such as ‘Are gears becoming obsolete?’ and ‘AM in the automotive industry – dream or real opportunity?’ In the first issue for example, Dr Gerd Kotthoff, Director Advanced Gear Technology, writes, “Soon we will be the first to supply sintered PM gear wheels for high-volume production, highly loaded manual transmissions.”

The blog will also keep readers posted on GKN Sinter Metals’ current activities such as its presence at the forthcoming formnext exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany, November 15 – 18, 2016.  The company make its debut there with Additive Manufacturing activities on display at its booth.

“We look forward to share our know-how, experience and market views with our blog community. With regular posts, we intend to establish a platform that quickly develops into a hub for trend-setting, out-of-the-box thinking and exchanges,” stated Alfons Geueke, GKN Sinter Metals’ Global Marketing Director.

Interested readers can subscribe www.gknsintermetals-blog.com/subscription/


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