Dirk Stiens awarded Wilhelm Haglund medal

Dirk Stiens at Walter (Sandvik Machining Solutions) was named product developer of the year and awarded the Wilhelm Haglund Medal for the development of a new method, called ultra-low-pressure chemical vapor deposition, for applying coatings. The method has enabled a new generation of coated cutting grades – Tiger-tec® Gold. 
Daniel Burton, Marcus Andersson, and Ole Stadum at Kanthal (Sandvik Materials Technology) won the “The Sandvik Sustainability Award in Memory of Sigrid Göranssonâ€? for a service solution that helps customers reduce their CO2 emission by converting fossil gas furnaces to electrical furnaces.