Materials/Manufacturing

Zhaobao Building New Factory to Boost Neodymium Magnet Production 

Targeting to boost its production capacity of sintered neodymium magnets to 8,000 tons per year, Zhaobao Magnet of Ningbo, China is building a large new factory with plans to go onstream next year. Formally known as Ningbo Zhaobao Magnet Co., Ltd., the company is one of China’s highest-volume magnet manufacturers.  […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Tempel Steel Expands its Mexico Manufacturing Plant and Receives DANA award for Exceptional Product Quality and Service

Worthington Industries, Inc., a major industrial manufacturing company, recently announced the expansion of its Tempel Steel facility in Apodaca, Mexico, which is operated by Worthington’s Steel Processing business segment. Tempel will re-engineer the footprint of […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Gasbarre Products Builds the First Magnet Powder Presses to Produce Neodymium Permanent Magnets in the United States

With high magnet costs imposed by China, the United States is being forced to start its production of rare-earth magnets demanding the use of different equipment to manufacture them for different applications and technologies. Within the magnet manufacturing process, there is an important process that requires compacting or pressing the magnet powder to get the final magnets. […]

Materials/Manufacturing

ZHmag of China Appoints Former Siemens Exec as Strategic Consultant 

It’s been a while, but we just learned that ZHmag, one of China’s major producers of neodymium magnets, has appointed Reinhold Schindler, formerly a top purchasing executive for Siemens, as a strategic consultant to the company. The move fits in with ZHmag’s ambitions to build its leadership position as a technically-savvy business partner for global OEMs that are high-volume buyers of NdFeB magnets and permanent-magnetic components such as EV powertrains.  […]

e-Power Technology

Elantas Acquires Von Roll to Emerge as Giant Provider of Electrical Insulation & Encapsulants for e-Mobility and Electrification Manufacturing 

With its acquisition of Von Roll, chemicals giant Altana’s encapsulation and insulation subsidiary Elantas emerges as a more powerful than ever supplier to the e-mobility and electrification manufacturing market. In late September, Elantas GmbH, a subsidiary of the specialty chemicals group Altana AG, finalized the purchase of a majority stake in Von Roll Holding AG that amounts to almost 89% of the company. […]

Materials/Manufacturing

DELO Introduces its First Dual-Curing High-Temperature Structural Adhesive for Electric Motors

DELO has developed its first dual-curing, high-temperature adhesive for electric motor applications. DELO DUALBOND HT2990 is designed for use in multiple processes, including magnet bonding and magnet stacking in electric motor manufacturing. […]