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.

ELECTRIFICATION

IAA Motorshow recap: GKN's guide through automotive change and disruption

 The IAA Motorshow in Frankfurt, Germany was as industry-changing as ever: there were more than 800,000 visitors, 1,100 exhibitors and hundreds of launches and premiers.

Additive Manufacturing

Powder Metals and 3D Printing: A perfect partnership

3D printing has been around since the 1980’s. Since then the powder metal industry and printer manufacturers have been surprising investors and exciting engineers with an ever-changing landscape -...

INDUSTRY 4.0 AT GKN

GKN launches Industry 4.0 to further Innovation Culture

The term Industry 4.0 has been buzzing around the manufacturing industry, and has recently been taken from niche hype to a mainstream topic.

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.

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.”

Additive Manufacturing News

Pioneering Additive Manufacturing in metal powder materials development

One of the most exciting aspects of Metal Additive Manufacturing is that we have nearly limitless possibilities ahead of us. We can tap a virtual treasure trove of materials to optimize our AM...

GKN Additive Manufacturing in Pittsburgh

3D printing event in Pittsburgh: All-round success for InstAMetal

It was a whirlwind four days at the RAPID + TCT industry event in Pittsburgh for us, where we exhibited as GKN Additive Manufacturing for the very first time. We launched the beta testing phase of...

FREE TICKETS FOR INDUSTRIAL TRADE SHOW

GKN Sinter Metals at HANNOVER MESSE

April in … Hanover? Absolutely, that is the place to be for innovators, creators and visionaries in the global manufacturing industry – at the HANNOVER MESSE, the world’s leading trade show for...

NEW CORPORATE STRATEGY

Digital enterprise – we’re igniting the digital boost

In Europe the Seven Years’ War is raging, Joseph Haydn’s first works are premiered and the first signs of the Industrial Revolution are becoming apparent. What does the year 1759 have to do with...

NEW CORPORATE STRATEGY

We’re anticipating a hot summer!

Product & Process Engineer, Marketing Manager, Business Development Director and now Global Marketing Director: in my 13 years with GKN, I have already taken on quite a few roles. It's true that...

NEW CORPORATE STRATEGY

Innovations, trends and background

“Long time no see!”, “You still alive and kicking too?” … When we greet each other in Frankfurt in November, it’ll probably sound something like that. Another encounter on the occasion of a fair,...