Amsterdam, Netherlands, Nov. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amsterdam, 11 November 2016 (Regulated Information) --- AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") is pleased to announce that AMG Titanium Alloys and Coatings ("AMG TAC") has been awarded the 2016 MTU Aero Engines AG ("MTU") Innovation Award for outstanding performance in respect of Titanium Aluminides.
MTU's bi-annual Supplier Day was attended by more than 100 senior-level representatives from 65 companies and 13 nations, with awards presented across five categories: Quality, Efficiency, Cooperation, Logistics and Innovation.
In presenting the award to AMG TAC, MTU stated, "MTU is proud to award a supplier who has been a reliable development partner for more than 20 years. AMG TAC (trading as GfE Metalle und Materialien GmbH), based in Nürnberg, is a leading global manufacturer of high performance metals and materials with more than one hundred years of experience and know-how in the field of material science.
Since the early 1990s, AMG TAC has developed and industrialized both Titanium Aluminide based alloys and the corresponding manufacturing technologies for ingot materials and semi-finished products. AMG TAC's long expertise is highly appreciated within MTU. With a positive and well-structured approach, AMG TAC has managed to develop complex forging stock material for Titanium Aluminide airfoils for our Geared Turbofan engines."
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AMG is a global critical materials company at the forefront of CO2 reduction trends. AMG produces highly engineered specialty metals and mineral products and provides related vacuum furnace systems and services to the transportation, infrastructure, energy, and specialty metals & chemicals end markets.
AMG produces aluminum master alloys and powders, titanium alloys and coatings, ferrovanadium, natural graphite, chromium metal, antimony, tantalum, niobium and silicon metal. AMG Engineering designs and produces vacuum furnace equipment and systems used to produce and upgrade specialty metals and alloys for the transportation, automotive, infrastructure, and energy markets.
With approximately 3,000 employees, AMG operates globally with production facilities in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Czech Republic, United States, China, Mexico, Brazil and Sri Lanka, and has sales and customer service offices in Russia and Japan (www.amg-nv.com).
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