Höganäs acquires groundbreaking metal powder production technology from Metasphere

Höganäs acquires groundbreaking metal powder production technology from Metasphere

The metal powders for additive manufacturing market continues to see increased competition with the acquisition of Metasphere Technology by Höganäs . Based in Luleå, Sweden, Metasphere was founded in 2009 and uses a combination of plasma and centrifugal forces to atomize metal and produce spherical metal powder. The powder has a range of uses including surface coating and additive manufacturing. Gearing up for production The terms of the deal, and the specific details of the technology have not been disclosed. However Fredrik Emilson, Höganäs CEO, said, “Metasphere’s technology is unique and innovative. The plasma atomization technology developed by Metasphere […]

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