Tekna and Aperam have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to state the conditions for an industrial cooperation to jointly develop high quality spherical metal powders to meet the growing needs of additive manufacturing and metal injection molding in all industrial segments. This industrial partnership will benefit from the existing know-how, expertise and industrial facilities of both Aperam and Tekna located worldwide.
Luc Dionne, CEO of Tekna Plasma Systems, commented, âThis agreement is a major step in Tekna’s growth strategy in the markets of additive manufacturing. Tekna is proud to team up with Aperam, a partner whose dynamism, innovation and reputation is widely recognized in the industry.â?
Timoteo Di Maulo, CEO of Aperam, commented, âWe are very proud of todayâs agreement with Tekna, which is part of our strategy to further transform our business and address next generation needs of our customers through new technologies. This collaboration also enables us to further consolidate our leading position in the Nickel alloys and specialty steels markets.â?