UK-based metal powder manufacturer LPW Technology is well-known for its additive manufacturing powders, and has worked to develop advanced and environmentally-conscious processes to produce its industrial-grade materials, achieving AS 9120A and ISO 9001:2008 quality assurance certifications in January. This week, the company announced a strategic alliance with Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) to drive the production environment to adopt metal additive manufacturing. It's a good match for this specific purpose: LPW is one of the top providers in the world of metal powders and metal powder quality control solutions for AM, and TNSC is one of the largest suppliers of electronic, industrial, and specialty gases. Read more at