GKN

VW moves toward mass production of 3D printed metal parts

In a first step, VW will use the new 3D printing process to print design elements such as individualized gear knobs in small production series.<p><i>Photo</i> …

Automotive Industry

HP launches Metal Jet 3D printing technology for mass production

Desktop Metal might have set the ball rolling back in 2017, but it seems HP is getting very serious about 3D metal printing at industrial volumes and …

Particles

HP's New Metal 3D Printing Platform Could Revolutionize Auto Industry

HP has launched a new commercial 3D printing platform called ‘Metal Jet’. The platform was launched on September 10 at the 2018 International …

Customers

Volkswagen Aims to 3D Print Parts for Mass Production Cars in Two to Three Years

The automaker has paired with Hewlett Packard and GKN Powder Metallurgy to streamline the futuristic manufacturing process<p>Andrea Cominoli—Andrea …

Automotive Industry

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2018

We’re starting out with a lot of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then finishing up with something cool (pun intended) to get …

3D Printing

Melrose ahead in the popularity stakes

Proforma

GKN Plans 3D-Printed Turbine For Reusable Rocket Engine

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS<p>You must have an <b>Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN)</b> account or subscribe to this <b>Market Briefing</b> to …

Aerospace

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Melrose Industries posted a loss of £303million in the six months to 30 June, following its £8billion hostile takeover of British-based engineering …

Money (UK)

Months after seizing control of engineer GKN, Melrose chiefs install crony as chairman

The man who signed off a £170m pay deal for fat cat bosses at Melrose was yesterday named the firm’s chairman.<p>In a move that raised eyebrows in the …

Money (UK)

Energy price cap could be a muddle that satisfies no one | Nils Pratley

Let’s be generous to the Ofgem chief, Dermot Nolan. He’s produced a respectable fudge, as he was told to. Parliament gave him the tricky job of setting an energy price cap at a level that prevents “rip-off” pricing but still encourages customers to switch suppliers, goals that pull in opposite …

Business

Melrose falls to a loss as GKN takeover lifts costs

Melrose has recorded a loss as the cost of its swoop on GKN hit results, but the turnaround group said “no black holes” had been found in the engineering business, which it bought earlier this year for £8.1bn.<p>Swallowing up GKN in April after a bitter takeover battle lifted Melrose into the FTSE 100.<p>…

Business

ALEX BRUMMER: Asset stripper Melrose looks to have learnt nothing from its duffing up in the GKN takeover

Asset stripper Melrose looks to have learnt nothing from the duffing up it received during the battle for GKN.<p>The company’s big idea for governance …

Money (UK)

Melrose dodges ‘black holes’ after diving into shake-up at GKN

Turnaround group Melrose buoyed its City backers on Thursday after telling them it had found “no black holes” at GKN since taking control of the £8 …

Business (UK)

Melrose moves ahead with GKN revamp, no details on asset sales

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Financial Markets

UPDATE 1-Britain's FTSE falls as trade war escalation looms; Centrica shines

© Reuters. UPDATE 1-Britain's FTSE falls as trade war escalation looms; Centrica shines<p>* FTSE 100 retreats 0.9 pct<p>* Ex-dividend trading weighs<p>* UK …

FTSE

Why I’m expecting good investor returns from these 2 slick FTSE 100 firms

Today’s half-year report from Melrose Industries (LSE: MRO) is dominated by the progress update regarding its gargantuan acquisition of automotive …

Investing

3D Printing Turbines for Re-Usable Rocket Engines

(Image courtesy of GKN Aerospace.)<p>GKN Aerospace will develop and manufacture two full scale turbines for the Prometheus, an ESA-funded program for …

Engines

GKN Aerospace Cuts Assembly Tool Production Time with Stratasys Additive Manufacturing

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p><i>Time cut from several weeks to a few hours using Stratasys Production 3D Printer</i><p><i>GKN Aerospace is</i> …

Manufacturing

Melrose plots wider GKN break-up with £350m OHP sale

Melrose has hired Baird to sell OHP as part of moves to break up the GKN group it bought for £8bn this year, Sky News learns.<p>The industrialists who …

Breakups

ArianeGroup supplier GKN to 3D print turbines for reusable Prometheus engines

WASHINGTON — European rocket builder ArianeGroup, the company leading development and production of the Ariane 5 and upcoming Ariane 6 rockets, on …

Space Travel

Melrose in talks about offloading £500m GKN pension scheme

Melrose is talking to insurers including Aviva and Scottish Widows about taking on one of GKN’s pension schemes, Sky News learns.<p>The industrialists …

Customers

3 top FTSE 100 stocks under £3

At 227p, Melrose Industries (LSE: MRO) is certainly priced for growth as this valuation amounts to around 20x consensus forward earnings estimates of …

Investing

Sick of fat cat bosses creaming off the cash? Read this now

One thing the banking crisis brought home to many of us was the widening gaps between executive pay and average wages, with the former apparently …

Executive Compensation

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 28

© Reuters. UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 28<p>Aug 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 46 points higher at 7,623 on …

FTSE

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 28

© Reuters. UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 28<p>(Adds news items, futures)<p>Aug 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening …

Debt Management

Melrose puts $800m sale of US subsidiary on hold | Financial Times

Melrose Industries, the turnround group behind the £8bn hostile takeover of GKN, has put the sale of its US subsidiary Ergotron on hold following the …

Investing

ALEX BRUMMER: Andrew Bailey and FCA have moral authority and a platform to hold those responsible for wrongdoing to justice

A decade on from the financial crisis, finally a senior regulator has shown the courage to speak out on the failure of UK authorities to make bankers …

Money (UK)

Deal that would have ploughed millions of pounds into GKN's pension scheme put on hold by asset-stripping owner Melrose

A deal that would have ploughed millions of pounds into GKN's pension scheme has been put on hold by its asset-stripping owner Melrose.<p>The vulture …

Money (UK)

Melrose kicks off GKN break-up with £1.9bn sale of powder metallurgy division

Melrose is courting bidders in a multi-billion sale of the best-performing part of GKN, the historic engineer the turnaround company acquired less than six months ago in a hostile ­takeover.<p>The turnaround specialist is due to officially launch a £1.8bn sale of GKN’s powder metallurgy division when …

Business

Research Project Will Develop Automated Assembly & Inspection Technology for Aircraft Structures

Assembly cell with human to robot collaboration A new £8 million research project, led by GKN Aerospace and backed by the UK’s Aerospace Technology …

Manufacturing