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EPMA launches updated MIM brochure

A fourth edition of a booklet entitled ‘Metal Injection Molding, A Manufacturing Process for Precision Engineering Components’ has now been released by the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA). The 36-page booklet contains revised content on the metal injection molding (MIM) production process, technical guidelines, design techniques and new case studies. The first edition was published […]

R-TECH Materials reports successful engineering show

R-TECH Materials increased visitors to its stand by 350%. R-TECH Materials, a UK-based testing, analysis and consultancy businesses, said that it increased visitors to its stand by 350% at this year’s Advanced Engineering show which took place in Birmingham in November. The company also received 11 concrete enquiries. R-TECH’s laboratories run tests on all types […]

Euro PM2018 call for papers

The EPMA has issues a call for papers for Euro PM2018, taking place in Bilbao, Spain, from 14–18 October 2018. Abstracts can be submitted online between Wednesday 1 November 2017 and Wednesday 24 January 2018 only via the event website. The Euro PM2018 Congress and Exhibition will cover: Additive manufacturing Core PM Hard materials and […]

Advanced engineering show shows increase in attendance

Attendance for the Advanced Engineering show was up 15%. Attendance for the Advanced Engineering show which took place recently in Birmingham, UK, was up 15%, according to its organizers. Stall holders included Airbus, Boeing, Jaguar Land Rover, Hexcel, and Dassault Systèmes, with visitors from a range of engineering specialisms including automation, design & test engineering, […]

Registration open for 2018 MIM conference

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has announced that registration has opened for MIM2018, the international conference on injection molding of metals, ceramics and carbides. The conference takes place from 5–7 March 2018 in Irvine, California, USA and is a global conference and tabletop exhibition that highlights advances in the powder injection molding (PIM) industry. […]

Playcore Announces PCI 4000 Certification

PlayCore, a leading manufacturer and marketer of play and recreation products is proud to announce that its Southern Fulfillment Center (SFC), located in Fort Payne, Ala., has recently earned certification by the Powder Coating Institute (PCI) for excellence in powder coating. The PCI 4000 Certification uniquely recognizes powder coaters who have the competency and processes […]

POWDERMET2018 call for papers

The MPIF has issued a call for papers of original and unpublished work for POWDERMET2018, the International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, taking place from 17-20 June 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Authors with papers of addressing recent advances in the full spectrum of powder metallurgy (PM) and particulate materials technologies are […]

George Koch Sons LLC Acquires Jessup Engineering Inc

George Koch Sons, LLC Acquires Jessup Engineering, Inc. EVANSVILLE, IN – George Koch Sons, LLC a subsidiary of Koch Enterprises, Inc. today announced it has acquired Jessup Engineering, a Rochester Hills, Michigan-based company with more than 45 years of experience providing automated finishing systems to the aerospace, automotive, industrial and agriculture industries. The systems are […]

Aluminum Anodizing Operation Receives General Motors Approval

PALATINE, Illinois, USA, May 9, 2017 – Arlington Plating Company is proud to announce the company’s fully automated aluminum anodizing operation has been approved by General Motors. Meeting the GMW14665 material specification, “Anodic Oxidation Coating on Aluminum,” exterior automotive trim parts up to 100″ in length will soon be processed though the 5000 ft.2 line. […]

Technic Announces Exclusive Distribution Rights for Alufinish Products in the U.S. and Canada

Cranston, Rhode Island, USA – Technic is pleased to announce it has acquired exclusive distributor rights for Alufinish’s anodizing and powder coating pretreatment products in the U.S. and Canada. In this joint partnership, Alufinish, a recognized leader in the aluminum anodizing and passivation chemistry business throughout Europe and the Middle East, will join with Technic […]

Technic Appoints Claudia Mosher Product Manager for Anodizing Processes

Cranston, Rhode Island – Technic is pleased to announce the appointment of Claudia Mosher as Product Manager for anodizing and powder coating pretreatment products in North America. Together with Technic’s national sales team, Claudia will oversee the sales and distribution of Alufinish products in both the U.S. and Canada. A graduate of Bielefeld College in […]