As a leading powder metallurgy partner, we have the opportunity to drive technology forward to positively impact the advancements of technology, the innovation of products around the world, and the environment we live in.
Explore the research projects we are involved in and the innovations we drive that are shaping the future of manufacturing.
RobuSinter research project
Through the Robusinter research project, we want to conserve natural resources and improve the framework conditions for our employees.
The optimization of the robustness of the compression process through adaptive manufacturing is an important step in the extension of our Digital and Adaptive Value Stream.
BMBF research project IDAM
In cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen and the Chair for Digital Additive Production DAP of RWTH Aachen University, GKN is supporting the Research Project "Industrialization and Digitization of Additive Manufacturing (AM)" for Automobile Series Processes.
NeStPEL research project
For green hydrogen from renewable energies, GKN is supporting research into water splitting with electricity into oxygen (O2) and Hydrogen (H).
In cooperation with the Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany we are working on this project and contribute our know-how by developing compact and flexible porous titanium solutions for higher system efficiency.
SUPREME research project
The SUPREME project aims to optimize Powder Metallurgy processes throughout the value chain and focuses on a combination of fast-growing industrial production routes and advanced ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
As an official project partner, GKN Additive is active in the areas of Additive Manufacturing and Digitization.