1876
ECKA
Carl Eckart establishes a small "gold beaters shop" in Fürth, Germany.
1916
ACuPowder
Metal Disintegrating Company is formed and starts producing zinc powder in Union, New Jersey, USA.
1918
ECKA
Aluminum powder production begins in Güntersthal, Germany.
1921
ACuPowder
Develops copper-tin alloy powder for self-lubricating bronze bearings.
1930's
SCM
Metal Powder production starts at National Radiator, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA.
1960
ACuPowder
Installs process for manufacturing water atomized copper powder.
1961
SCM
National Radiator and Metals Refining Company join to form Glidden Metals.
1963
ACuPowder
Alcan, Canada acquires Metals Disintegrating Company and becomes Alcan Powder and Pigments.
1967
SCM
SCM Corporation purchases Glidden Metals.
1970
ECKA
Mepura Metallpulvergesellschaft, Ranshofen, Austria, begins aluminum powder production.
1972
ECKA
An aluminum atomizer is established in the Middle East and Bahrain Atomizers is formed.
1975
ACuPowder
Aluminum powder premixes are introduced.
1980
SCM
Glidden Metals builds a state of the art copper powder facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA.
1981
SCM
SCM Corporation rebrands Glidden Metals to SCM Metal Products.
1996
ACuPowder
Management purchases copper powder facility from Alcan Powder and Pigments in Union, NJ and forms ACuPowder International, LLC.
1998
ECKA
Acquires Australian producer of aluminum powder and pellets from COMALCO and ECKA Granules Australia is formed.
1998
ECKA
Acquires Th. Goldschmidt AG, Essen, Germany, a producer of tin powder and plain bearing ingots.
2000
ECKA
Acquires Exoterm aluminum atomizer in Kranj, Slovenia and Non-Ferrum Kranj is formed.
2002
ECKA
Acquires MicroMet GmbH, Hamburg, Germany.
2004
ECKA
State of the art prodution facility begins production in Velden, Germany.
2005
ECKA
Production of zinc powders commences at the new Velden plant.
2005
SCM
Establishes production of copper powders in China at a facility in Suzhou.
2017
All
ACuPowder, Ecka Granules and SCM are rebranded to promote global products and services. Kymera International is born.