GKN Sinter Metals to Display New Innovative Materials at Strategies in Light Conference

Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:00am EST

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  AUBURN HILLS, MI, Feb 11 (Marketwire) -- 
GKN Sinter Metals will be exhibiting at the Strategies in Light
conference, February 12-14th in Santa Clara, California. 

    GKN Sinter Metals plans to highlight its new Thermal Series of sintered
aluminum materials with the capability of 50% higher thermal conductivity
over traditional materials (245 vs. 160 W/(mK)). GKN's innovative process
also allows for greater design freedom vs. conventional die cast and
extruded products, while eliminating the need for machining. GKN's
Thermal Series materials raise the bar for heat sink and other heat
reduction applications by also removing the need for anodizing due to its
excellent corrosion resistance.

    "GKN is a strong player in the automotive industry and we are excited to
take our next generation Heat sink material into the immensely evolving
LED market and the ever growing Solid State Lighting. We are absolutely
thrilled to have the opportunity to display our technology at the
Strategies in Light Conference. This is the best platform we can ask
for." Karl Pfluke, Regional Product and Process Center Engineer. 

    THINK Sintered Aluminum. THINK GKN.

    To see the new technology of GKN Sinter Metals, visit us at booth 735. 

    About GKN Sinter Metals
 GKN Sinter Metals is the world's largest
producer of precision powder metal products. With a focus on superior
delivery, quality and total solutions, the company offers extensive
technical expertise in design, testing and various process technologies.
GKN Sinter Metals offers a full range of more than 10,000 complex shape,
high strength products for automotive, industrial and consumer markets
worldwide. The company's global footprint spans more than 13 countries
across five continents. GKN Sinter Metals is in close proximity to its
customers with more than 30 global locations and approximately 6,500

    About GKN plc
 GKN plc is a global engineering group. It has four
divisions; GKN Driveline, GKN Powder Metallurgy, GKN Aerospace and GKN
Land Systems, which operate in the automotive, aerospace and land systems
markets. Approximately 47,000 people work in GKN companies and joint
ventures in more than 35 countries. GKN is listed on the London Stock
Exchange (LSE: GKN) and recorded sales of GBP6.1 billion in the year to
31 December 2011.

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