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.

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How and when will 3D printing disrupt the automotive aftermarket?

From the time you were able to drive, your car has been a symbol of independence: being able to go where you want, when you wanted. If your first car was an older vehicle, it is possible you spent...

AUTOMOTIVE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

GKN and Porsche Engineering: Growing metal AM for new e-drive powertrain applications

Today’s automotive manufacturers are faced with the ever-increasing demand of improving vehicle efficiency. Manufacturers have tackled the problem from all angles: reducing weight, creating more...

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

How metal 3D printing can accelerate motorcycle product development

If you are not aware, the uses for 3D printing or additive manufacturing (AM) are expanding. While much innovation can happen in the high-end markets like aerospace, we are also finding value for...

Additive Manufacturing

GKN Additive: Reflecting on a successful 2017

For GKN Additive, 2017 was a very exciting and successful year. True to our mission statement, “We want to be a leading brand, providing high performance solutions enabled by digitalised Additive...

Additive Manufacturing

Q&A: GKN Additive combines experienced engineering with innovation

At our recent Formnext talk@table, Petra Lammers (onliveline) talked with GKN's Markus Josten, Blake Hanrahan and Uemit Aydin about the opportunity for the newly formed GKN Additive to operate on...

CTI SYMPOSIUM BERLIN

GKN expands transmission design boundaries with PM technology

At the upcoming CTI Symposium for Automotive Transmissions in Berlin, GKN Powder Metallurgy will showcase unrivaled ideas to drive future developments for electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid...

Additive Manufacturing

SHAPE YOUR BUSINESS – starting a revolution

From November 14-17, GKN Additive met with partners, prospective customers and visionaries at our booth at the Formnext fair: the place to be for the global additive manufacturing industry.

Additive Manufacturing

Talk@Table at Formnext 2017: How do you shape your business?

November in …Frankfurt? Absolutely, that is the place to be for innovators, creators and visionaries in the global additive manufacturing industry. Each year, the event presents the next...

Additive Manufacturing

GKN Additive: An expanded team with unrivaled design

At the start of its lifecycle, 3D printing technology was a science fiction subject for many. In today's markets, industries now can’t imagine process development without the Additive...

Additive Manufacturing

GKN offers interactive 3D Printing quotes with InstAMetal Platform

3D Printing has seen great opportunity growth because of the ability to manufacture individual pieces without a full product launch. At GKN our team saw this popularity grow with our customers, so...

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

EDUCATIONAL AM: Should companies trust 3D Printing?

Metal printers are hitting the market for under $100,000 - increasing the return on investment for 3D printing. This also gives more companies the ability to purchase metal printers that can...

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 -...