Metal Powder Report’s top news stories in April

The world’s first emission-free steel powder, the closure of Höganäs’s Alvier PM Technology and Sandvik’s new copper-based metal powder were the most-read stories on the Metal Powder Report website during April 2024.

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1. SSAB launches world’s first emission-free steel powder

SSAB has launched the world’s first emission-free steel powder for commercial deliveries, made of recycled SSAB Zero steel.



2. Höganäs to close Alvier PM Technology

Höganäs has announced plans to close its Alvier PM Technology operations in Buchs, Switzerland, impacting 29 employees.


3. Sandvik unveils copper-based metal powder

Sandvik has launched Osprey C18150 (CuCrZr), a copper-based metal powder tailored for applications requiring excellent mechanical strength at high temperatures, while maintaining high electrical and thermal conductivity.