Sandvik invests in $25M AM facility

Sandvik has announced plans to open a specialist Additive Manufacturing (AM) materials production plant in Sweden. The SEK 200M (USD 25M) facility will focus on the mining and production of fine metal powders made from titanium and nickel, close to the company’s AM R&D center.

The new titanium and nickel powder plant is expected to officially open in 2020. Its strategic location is expected to aid Sandvik’s other AM operations, which include services to help customer select the correct materials and process for application, component design, post processing and quality management.

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