AT&M launches joint venture company for specialist powder production
December 5, 2017
AT&M and Hebei Hengxin Libang Trading Co. Ltd have formed a joint venture, with AT&M taking majority shares. The new joint venture, named Advanced Technology (Bazhou) Special Powder Co., Ltd (ATSP), held the opening ceremony on the morning of October 18, 2017, at its site in Bazhou City, Hebei Province, China.
Since the establishment of the joint venture, the company stated that all production lines have been moved from Beijing to the new Bazhou factory, with the addition of atomised powder production lines and testing equipment, and improvements to the production environment and operations.
When fully operational, the Bazhou factory is expected to reach a production capacity of 10,000 tons per annum. According to its founders, it will be the largest specialist powder manufacturer in China.
ATSP offers a range of powders including Metal Injection Moulding powders, Powder Metallurgy powders, soft magnetic powders, pre-alloy powders for diamond tools, powders for auto engine valve seats and guides, and powders for filtering materials.