Materials/Manufacturing

GKN Powder Metallurgy Gets New CEO & Builds Its Magnet Business Signing Schaeffler as Key Customer in Automotive Electrification 

Dowlais Group Plc, the recently established parent company of GKN Powder Metallurgy, has appointed Jean-Marc Durbuis as the new chief executive officer of GKN Powder Metallurgy.  He joined the company in March from Allnex, a supplier of resins and additives to the coating and inks industry where he was executive vice president of one of its global divisions with revenues of over €1 billion. Already a leading supplier of powder metal materials and sintered metal components, GKN PM lately has been expanding aggressively into magnet manufacturing to broaden its portfolio for the electric vehicle market. […]

Materials/Manufacturing

VAC Awarded $111 Million Tax Credit for New Magnet Factory in USA, Makes Recycling Deal with Cyclic Materials 

e-VAC Magnetics, part of Vacuumschmelze, has been awarded a $111.9 million Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Tax Credit to advance the construction of its first USA magnet manufacturing facility in Sumter, South Carolina. The facility was […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Magellan Project for Magnet Recycling & Production in Europe Begins, Led by Nuclear Fuel Company Orano 

Running from January 2024 to December 2026, Magellan Project aims to revolutionize the way Europe recycles and manufactures permanent magnets. With co-funding from the European Union and a total budget of €7.5M, the project is […]

e-Power Technology

Korean Steelmaker POSCO Establishes ‘China Excluded’ Supply Chain for Rare Earth Magnets in Big Expansion for EV Drivetrain Components 

Holding big new orders from automakers for permanent magnets and planning to build a globally integrated enterprise for magnet and motor component manufacturing, Korean steelmaker Posco International announced on March 18 that it has successfully […]