Innovations

No false modesty: We at GKN Sinter Metals are at the forefront of trends and innovation. We have a clear vision of what’s to come – and we’d like to share and discuss our points of view, ideas, plans and achievements with you.

Technologies

Rapid prototyping enabled by Additive Manufacturing, high-density storage of hydrogen in metal hydride tanks: the team at GKN Sinter Metals is bringing game-changing technologies to life. We’ll keep you updated on the latest trends and applications.

Behind the Scenes

People – Products – Processes. We’ll take you behind the scenes of these three main pillars of GKN Sinter Metals and give you insights into our way of creating innovations – always from a very personal perspective.

Additive Manufacturing

EDUCATIONAL AM: Metal 3D printing applications

We are launching our new series "Educational AM" to discuss aspects and advantages of the Additive Manufacturing industry. In our first post of the series, let's talk about the applications of...

INTERNSHIPS & APPRENTICESHIPS

Millennials in the workplace: GKN invests in millennial generation for future growth

Innovative employees are the beating heart of GKN and the basis for developing innovative future technologies. That is why we invest in the millennial generation.

Additive Manufacturing

Break it down: What is Binder Jetting?

Before talking about the benefits of Binder Jetting, let's discuss the process:

Binder Jetting is a generative production process when metal powder is moistened for a specific purpose by a liquid...

SILICON VALLEY START-UPS

How we work: Collaboration with top tech talent

A traditional manufacturing company may seem out of place in the technology hub of Silicon Valley, but GKN fits right in while joining forces with RocketSpace and global start-up companies.

LIGHTWEIGHT TECHNOLOGY

GKN joins innovative partnership to progress future

As industries move toward electrification and hybridization, GKN partners with organizations like Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) to keep a progressive edge on the future market.

Digital Hub Summer Slam in Bonn

Germany's Silicon Valley: Digital Hub Summer Slam 2017

What started out as a geographical location has now become a mindset: today Silicon Valley stands for a culture of sharing ideas and networking with an open mind. The atmosphere encourages...

Additive Manufacturing Technologies

6 Unique Benefits Of Selective Laser Melting

Selective laser melting is an additive production technique which makes 3D printing of metal parts possible. The prerequisite for printing is that the desired material is in fine powder form, and...

GKN Additive Manufacturing at Rapid.Tech in Erfurt

Additive Manufacturing: A network of customers and industry experts in Erfurt

Our stand at the Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D was the place to be, filled with customers, industry experts, and InstAMetal beta testers from start to finish.

Exhibiting at Europe’s leading event for...

Q&A: Open Cooperation with Start-Ups

GKN partners with Silicon Valley start-ups for predictive maintenance

With over 30 locations worldwide, GKN Powder Metallurgy has already established an progressive network. Since 2016, this network has been expanded by a special “field office.” In the heart of San...

PM GEARS FOR E-DRIVES

GKN to join Drivetrain discussions at VDI Congress in July

During July 5-6, the international automotive drivetrain community will come together in Bonn, Germany and discuss the latest trends and innovations at the VDI Congress “Drivetrain for Vehicles.”

TRENDS IN ELECTRIFICATION

Electric pumps: An increase in vehicle efficiency

Automotive electrification started in a modest way: as convenience items, like electric windows and door locks. Now, CO2 requirements have tightened and more electrified subsystems are...

GKN Additive Manufacturing at Rapid.Tech in Erfurt

Summer premiere: Live on-site testing of InstAMetal ecommerce platform in Erfurt

As we move into the home stretch of our InstAMetal ecommerce platform launch, we’re taking another huge step forward at the Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D in Erfurt, Germany. Visitors can look forward to...