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New Furnaces Installed at Ridgway and Washington Street Facilities

Metal Powder Products (MPP) has installed two 24” furnaces at both the Ridgway and Washington Street facilities. The addition of two furnaces at each respective plant will help to support new business growth, increase production capacity, and add more flexibility to production lines. “The 24” furnaces were necessary for new contracts developed during 2015,” said […]

MPP Adds Press Capacity at Washington Street Facility

Metal Powder Products (MPP) has added 300 tons of press capacity at the Washington Street facility. The increase will help to support the start of new programs and assist in business expansion. Nick Gismondi, Washington Street general manager, said the new capacity will assist with the growth in production capabilities and add flexibility to production […]

220-Ton Press Installed at Ridgway Plant

Metal Powder Products (MPP) has installed a new 220-ton press at the Ridgway plant. MPP added the press to handle the launch of new programs and to satisfy requirements necessitated by business expansion. Nick Gismondi, Washington Street general manager, said the press will also support programs already in production.  LinkedIn Facebook Twitter

Jesse Azzato Appointed Director of Operations

Jesse Azzato has been appointed to the position of Director of Operations. He will report to Ben James, President and COO at MPP. Azzato previously held the position of General Manager at the St. Mary’s facility. Azzato joined MPP in 2002 as a Senior Engineer. He has progressed through the company’s management structure, holding positions […]

MPP Installs New Furnace at Ford Road

Metal Powder Products (MPP) recently installed a 36” high-capacity belt furnace with a varicool system at its Ford Road facility in St. Marys, Pennsylvania. The Abbott furnace is required to increase capacity for contracts received for newly tooled business. “The 36” furnace will enable MPP to increase capacity to fulfill new contracts developed during the […]

MPP Installs Inline Tumbler at Ford Road

Metal Powder Products (MPP) recently installed a 96” inline wet/dry parts tumbler at its Ford Road facility in St. Marys, Pennsylvania. The tumbler was purchased to increase throughput at the plant to meet growing customer requirements. “The inline tumbler is gentler on the parts and enables the Ford Road facility to increase capacity in the […]

MPP Introduces New High Strength Aluminum Powder

Metal Powder Products is pleased to introduce a new high strength PM aluminum material for structural applications. This material has significantly improved strength, wear, and ductility compared to the Al-4%Cu alloy that has been the workhorse of the PM aluminum industry for more than two decades. For high strength applications, a tensile strength (UTS) of […]

MPP Adds Vision System to Washington Street Facility

Nick Gismondi, general manager of the Metal Powder Products (MPP) Washington Street facility, has announced the installation of a state-of-the-art vision system for automatic measurement of critical part characteristics in a high-volume, continuous flow system. This nondestructive testing (NDT) system is capable of measuring up to three parts simultaneously in less than two seconds, with […]

MPP Installs Sizing Press at Ford Road

Metal Powder Products (MPP) recently installed a 220-ton Cincinnati sizing press at its Ford Road facility in St. Marys, Pennsylvania. The press is required to increase capacity for the rapid expansion of existing markets. The Cincinnati sizing press is fully automated with robotic feed and part removal. The addition will significantly increase press capacity and […]