Kennametal Extrude Hone opens new facility in Holzgünz

May 13, 2014

Kennametal Inc. has announced that it has completed the move of Kennametal Extrude Hone GmbH to a new location in Holzgünz, Germany. The new site sees the merging of the two locations of Kennametal Extrude Hone GmbH Erkheim and Babenhausen, Germany, and the transfer of the company’s Irish production unit, Kennametal Extrude Hone Shannon.

“The new site combines all functions of the previous locations, including state-of-the-art machine technology for the areas of AFM (Abrasive Flow Machining), ECM (Electro Chemical Machining), PECM (Precise Electro Chemical Machining) and TEM (Thermal Energy Method – Thermal deburring), sales, finance and administration,” stated Urs Hirsiger, Managing Director Kennametal Extrude Hone Global, a subsidiary of Kennametal Inc. (NYSE) Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA.

“The spatial arrangement of this newly built facility has been tailored to our own specific needs and enables an optimized process flow which increases our overall performance and enables us to provide our worldwide customers with the machines, products, services and technology of Kennametal Extrude Hone in an even better and optimised way,” added Hirsiger.

Kennametal invested in the latest machine technology, building and infrastructure, including a new test and demonstration centre to showcase the technology and machinery of Kennametal Extrude Hone to its customers. As well as offering Kennametal’s complete product portfolio, the company can provide customised solutions and technologies for customers in the industries of aerospace, transportation, including drive systems and fuel injection, as well as the energy and medical technology.

kenn

 

The new facility at Holzgünz is close to the old locations in Erkheim and Babenhausen

 

www.kennametal.com   

In the latest issue of PM Review…

Download PDF

Extensive Powder Metallurgy industry news coverage, and the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • Burgess-Norton and Amsted Automotive: How a legacy automotive supplier is growing with, not despite, electrification
  • Meeting sustainability demands in PM: High-temperature sintering of nickel- and copper-free powder mixtures for low alloyed PM parts
  • World PM2022: An overview of the status and trends in the global PM industry
  • A novel approach for the production of metal powders with tailored chemical compositions: Amazemet’s rePowder
  • Productivity, flexibility, reliability: SACMI’s new press technologies for the changing PM industry
  • Understanding the thermal properties of metal powders: Characterisation of powders using the Hot Disk technique
  • World PM2022: Views on the potential of Field Assisted Sintering for advanced materials

The latest news from the world of metal powders, delivered to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of PM Review, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our weekly newsletter.

Sign up

From the industry…

Discover our magazine archive…

The free-to-access PM Review magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of Powder Metallurgy from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading PM part manufacturers, metal powder manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

 

Browse the archive

 

Looking for PM production equipment, metal powders, R&D support and more?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our
advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of PM Review magazine.

  • Powders & materials
  • Powder process, classification & analysis
  • PM products
  • Atomisers & powder production technology
  • Compaction presses, tooling & ancillaries
  • Sintering equipment & ancillaries
  • Post-processing
  • Consulting & toll sintering
Download PDF
Share via
Copy link