GKN Additive merges materials & components

GKN Additive, a leader in the metal additive manufacturing (AM) market, and GKN Hoeganaes, a global leader in the production of high volume powders for powder metallurgy (PM) and specialized AM powders, announced plans to merge their expertise into GKN Additive Materials. GKN Additive Materials is a new sub-brand of GKN Additive, next to the new sub-brand GKN Additive Components that summarizes the current process and parts business. Now being a full powder-to-part solution supplier, GKN Additive is on track to become a world leader in metal AM.

GKN Additive controls a completely digitized value chain from powder to part and captures massive amounts of internal data and feedback from customers into its cloud. The database is leveraged across GKN Additive’s whole global print network to explore new ways to predict more robust processes and increase productivity and quality.

GKN Hoeganaes is advancing the AM materials landscape for all AM companies by developing cost-effective, high-performance alloy solutions for industrial, automotive, medical and aerospace markets.

GKN Additive’s intelligence in powder is featured by Full control of powder fabrication and customization; State-of-the-art powder production and technology; World leading AM powder laboratories with testing capabilities and metallography to deliver guaranteed quality; A dedicated team of material experts with in-depth industry knowledge and Internal AM process knowledge from GKN Additive Components.

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