QMP Constructs Metal Powder Blending Plant In China
Quebec Metal Powders Ltd. (QMP), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, constructed a metal powder blending plant, technical laboratory and product warehouse in China. The new facility, the company's first investment in Asia, is located in Suzhou, 80 miles northwest of Shanghai. Start-up is forecast for February 2005. QMP produces iron and steel powders for various applications including the manufacture of precision PM parts used predominantly in the automotive industry.