GKN Sinter Metals announced the company’s expansion of its
operations in Salem, Ind. In 2010, the PM components manufacturer committed to
invest $3.45 million and create up to 50 jobs by 2013. According to WBIW.com, GKN
Sinter Metals has since invested $7.1 million and created more than 75 new jobs
at its 22,000-square-foot facility. The company has purchased sintering
furnaces, compaction presses and automation for the furnaces and presses. GKN
Sinter Metals has plans to invest $4 million in the next year and to continue
hiring manufacturing and production employees.