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OM Group Announces strong first-quarter 2008 results

May 10, 2008

OM Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMG) today announced record net sales and operating profit for its first quarter ended March 31, 2008. Net sales were $480.8 million compared with $216.2 million in the corresponding period of 2007. Revenue more than doubled, due pri ... Read more »

Höganäs makes a strong start in 2008

May 5, 2008

Höganäs AB, the Swedish-based iron powder producer, has reported first quarter pretax profits of SEK191million, a rise of 11 percent on the same period last year, with volumes growth rising 5%. Market expectations were for a first quarter pretax profit ... Read more »

Höganäs makes a strong start in 2008

May 5, 2008

Hoganas AB, the Swedish-based iron powder producer, has reported first quarter pretax profits of SEK191million, a rise of 11 percent on the same period last year, with volumes growth rising 5%. Market expectations were for a first quarter pretax profit of ... Read more »

Ametek purchases titanium powder producer Reading Alloys

April 15, 2008

AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) has acquired Reading Alloys, a privately held producer of specialty metal powders for a range of markets including Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) and Powder Metallurgy (PM). With annual sales of approximately $80 million, Reading ... Read more »

UK producer reports strong demand for MIM products

April 14, 2008

Egide, the UK based metal injection moulding (MIM) producer, reported strong demand for metal injection moulded parts in 2007, a year in which they experienced a 25% increase in business. Egide has high hopes of further growth in the region of 40% in 2008 ... Read more »

Metallied Powder Solutions starts operations in Spain

April 1, 2008

Metallied Powder Solutions, S.A. is a new company based near San Sebastian, Spain, that designs, manufactures and sells metal powders in small batch sizes for special applications and research and development activities. Founded in February 2007, the comp ... Read more »

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