Liz Nickels

The right side of the tracks

Liz Nickels spoke to rail giant Wabtec’s global additive manufacturing (AM) leader to discuss the company’s increasing focus on metal 3D printed parts for both freight and transit.

Investment in EV materials

Norwegian engineering companies Elkem, Hydro and Altor have formed a partnership to invest in Vianode, a producer of sustainable battery materials.

New AM company in Italy

Italy-based Prima Industrie SpA says that it has completed its spin-off operation of its additive manufacturing (AM) business unit.

Jaguar appoints new engineering director

Jaguar Land Rover has appointed Thomas Müllera new executive director of product engineering.

Kyocera launches new end mill

Kyocera has developed a new solid ball-nose end mill for high-hardness material processing and micromachining.

Launcher acquires depowdering system

American aerospace company Launcher has acquired a depowdering machine for the postprocessing of large, heavy 3D printed rocket parts.

NCDMM projects win manufacturing awards

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) says that that two of its projects have won awards from the US Manufacturing Leadership Council.

Updated PM standards

The MPIF said that the 2022 edition of its Standard Test Methods for Metal Powders and Powder Metallurgy Products handbook is now available.

EPMA General Assembly date set

The EPMA says that its 35th General Assembly will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 April 2022.

AM facility approved for jet engine repair

GE Aviation says that its plant in Loyang, Singapore, is the first maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility worldwide that has been approved to use metal additive manufacturing (AM) for...

EPMA Component Awards

The EPMA has revealed details of its 2022 Powder Metallurgy Component Awards.

UK engine production falls 30.9% in February

UK engine production declined 30.9% compared to February 2021 to 117,551 units, according to new data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).