USD Powder receives Fachmetall Powder Metallurgy Qualification Award

November 9, 2016

USD Powder receives Fachmetall Powder Metallurgy Qualification Award

Left to right: Sebastian Kosak (CEO, USD), Thorsten Klein (Managing Director, USD Powder), Sabine Walther (Supply Chain Management, USD), Dr Evelyne Gonia (Fachmetall), Christian Kosak (CEO, USD), receiving the PM Qualification Award from Holger Davin, Managing Director of Fachmetall GmbH

Fachmetall GmbH, a Powder Metallurgy and wrought materials metallurgical laboratory based in Radevormwald, Germany, has presented its 2016 PM Qualification Award to USD Powder GmbH, Meinerzhagen, Germany, a supplier of unique gas-water combined atomised metal powders.

USD Powder GmbH is a supplier of special alloy powders under the brand name iPowder® for applications in Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) and metal Additive Manufacturing. The prize was awarded to USD Powder for the successful alloy development of MIM steel powders for rolling contact fatigue and cold working applications.

USD Formteiltechnik GmbH, the parent company of USD Powder GmbH, is a supplier of structural steel components made by various manufacturing techniques including PM and MIM. Thorsten Klein, Managing Director of USD Powder GmbH, received the award on behalf of the company from Fachmetall’s Managing Director Holger Davin.

With its annual presentations of the international PM Qualification Award, Fachmetall GmbH aims to draw attention to companies with outstanding Powder Metallurgy and Quality Management activities.

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