To support the global demand for its high-alloy products, Sweden’s Höganäs will expand its Johnstown, Pa., facility in North America. The project, which is expected to create 25 jobs, will add new production capabilities to support additive manufacturing and other technologies. The company will construct a 24,000-square-foot building and purchase new machinery.
In other company news, Höganäs Group and H.C. Starck Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders (STC) are now acting under the same brand and name on the market: Höganäs. This took effect June 1. Höganäs acquired the STC division from H.C. Starck and its two production units located in Goslar and Laufenburg, Germany, in March 2018. The name change marks the final milestone for the integration of the two companies into one.