PM high perfor-
mance aluminum

- the passion and
expertise of PLM.

PM high perfor-<br>mance aluminum542686 QM15

From melting to final products

- everything from one source.

30 years experience in
alloy, process and
product development.

Effective networks and
cooperations with leading
edge universities

Effective networks and<br>cooperations with leading<br>edge universities

Innovative products,
innovative places

- you find us at IWG Gladbeck.


Welcome to Powder Light Metals

We take PM to the limit and beyond

We are pleased about your interest in our company and we hope you will find all information you are looking for. If not, please, feel free to contact us via our contact form or simply call us - we would be very much pleased to help.

We feel certain we can offer an appropriate solution also for your application in mind. As leading global player in the aluminum segment of powder metallurgy with more than 30 years of experience we feel strong to help solving all upcoming challenges. Starting from development to the final product - you may have it from one source if you like.

Learn more about our unique alloys and their various applications - you will be surprised to see what aluminum can offer. Or did you expect that aluminum can replace titanium or steel for some applications? Find out more about high performance aluminum on the following pages.

Dipl.-Phys. Klaus Hummert
CEO and company owner

Learn more „About us“
  • 30 years of experience in powder metallurgy (PM) of aluminum
  • competence in alloy, process, component and product development
  • long term experience in volume introduction of PM Al products
  • extensive and detailed knowledge of products and markets
  • well established network with experienced production partners
  • cooperation with leading research institutes and well-known universities.
  • DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 certification (for more information, click here)

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Development 1


Our innovations are created and driven by continuous development activities.

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Technology 2


PLM is applying powder metallurgical processing techniques to generate new and/or improved material properties.

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Alloys 3


PLM has developed a number of alloys which can be used directly in the given modification or may be used as platform for additional improvements.

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Products 4


PLM's supply program covers products of all processing levels including components ready for assembling.

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DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 certification

Since yesterday, Powder Light Metals GmbH is officially certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015. If you want to have further information on this topic or see the certificates issued by Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Zertifizierung von Managementsystemen mbH (DQS), please visit this site

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Relaunch of our website

We are very proud to present to you the relaunch of our website today – with a new design, a maximum of technical compatibility and even more interesting content. In case of questions, suggestions or problems with our new services, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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Additive Manufacturing

Powder Light Metals, Gladbeck, Germany, has been awarded a project within the framework of ZIM (Program supported and funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economy, BMWi). Main subject of the joint project is “Additive Layer Manufacturing” of aluminum components. The contract is for 3 years and PLM is responsible for alloy development within the consortium.

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