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Tekna is the first worldwide supplier qualified by Boeing for AM powders

Tekna announces today that it has successfully completed metal powder qualifications with leading aircraft manufacturer Boeing. This further positions them as a key powder supplier for aerospace OEMs and their related Additive Manufacturing Service Bureaus.

Tekna has developed high quality powders dedicated to additive manufacturing applications. The main features of such powders are high flowability, high density and high purity at controlled production costs. These properties are attained by applying the patented RF Plasma Technology, developed and perfected over the last 30 years.

“We are proud to meet Boeing’s demanding BMS specification and to be its first qualified powder manufacturer for BMS Titanium (Ti64) and BMS Aluminum (AlSi10Mg). Furthermore, Tekna manages a robust supply chain, from ingot to packaged spherical powders, thus ensuring reliable supply and material traceability” says Luc Dionne, CEO at Tekna.

Tekna has also recently reached a milestone, as the company celebrates 30 years of innovation, manufacturing, and product excellence. As a leader in the advanced materials industry, they built an enviable portfolio of inventions and innovations that started with the Inductive Coupled Plasma Torch back in the early 1990’s. With a global footprint and industrial scale production of high-purity metal powders, and are now focused on the future while delivering to leading OEM supply chains worldwide.

“Three decades of excellence are more than words to us. It is about taking special care of the customer needs and providing solutions that make them successful in their own markets,” says Rémy Pontone, VP of Sales & Marketing.

“Earning the trust of the customers everyday of this journey has been the priority of devoted men and women working at Tekna. This 30th anniversary celebration is in recognition of their dedication to the success of our company and that of our customers,” says Luc Dionne, CEO at Tekna.

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Aditya Chandavarkar

Aditya Chandavarkar

Aditya Chandavarkar is a established entrepreneur with business interests in manufacturing, innovative technology and consulting. He is the co-founder of CNT Expositions and Services (acronym for Catalysing New Technologies), which was subsequently formed by the acquisition of Inkjet Forum India – a leading knowledge sharing platform for inkjet printing technology founded by him. At Inkjet Forum India, Aditya was single handedly responsible for conceptualizing and organizing conferences and educations programs, in the area of digital textile printing and industrial inkjet.