Wath Firm Metalysis lands deal with MoD laboratory


Latest news in Yorkshire: Published March 19, 2019 02:50:13 PM

South Yorkshire manufacturer Metalysis has landed a contract with the
Ministry of Defence.

Powder alloy producer Metalysis has signed a deal with the UK’s Defence
Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), part of the MOD, for its
titanium powder.

The deal is the first that Metalysis has announced from its industrial
plant, known as Gen4, housed within its Materials Manufacturing Centre
in Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

Gen4 recently commenced commercial production and is said to be the
first facility of its kind in the world.

Metalysis has spent more than a decade developing its technology from a
Cambridge University breakthrough, to today providing industrial scale
production for international aerospace, automotive, additive and
advanced manufacturing applications.

Dr Dion Vaughan, Metalysis chief executive, said: “Naturally, we are
pleased to welcome Dstl as the first announced customer from our newly
operating industrial plant.


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