Makin Metal Powders Water and Air Atomising Manufacturing Facility

Metal Powder Supplier and Manufacturer

Makin Metal Powders (UK) Ltd manufactures Copper Powder, Bronze Powder, Tin Powder, Infiltrants and Press-Ready Pre-Mix Powders along with other related alloys from its purpose built 10,000m2 production facility in Rochdale, United Kingdom. As part of the GRIPM family of companies it has a truly Global reach, and capability.One of the largest European producers of copper and copper alloy powders, the team at Makin has a wealth of experience in the copper powder industry with an association stretching back over 60 years.

Production of Powder Metallurgy

This first-class production site offers both Water- and Air-Atomising facilities with sieving, sintering and alloying capability. The continuous process production plant is supported by the technical expertise of a laboratory that offers full physical, mechanical and chemical analysis. The production processes and systems are accredited to ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO45001, and all of the products are fully REACH compliant.


The advanced and highly specialised powders produced provide the raw material for precision components with applications that include among others.


Pressed and Sintered Components

Additive Manufacturing

Carbon Brushes





Chemical and Metallurgical

Conductive Materials and Thermal Management

Diamond Tools and Abrasives

Steel Backed Bearings



Anti Fouling Paint 


Makin has developed a reputation for providing quality products, alongside a rapid and flexible response to customer requirements. From initial enquiry and provision of samples to after-sales service, Makin understands its customers' need for technically precise, cost effective powders, and due to the customer focused ethos Makin is proud of its long association with many of its customers.


Global Agents and Distributors

The investments made in plant and processes have allowed Makin to become a truly international business, exporting over 70% of its product to Europe, The Middle East, The Far East, the USA and India. To ensure Makin delivers the first-class products and service it has built its reputation upon a Customer Service team based in Rochdale is in direct daily contact with many of its customers.


The Customer Service team is supported by a carefully selected network of Agents and Distributors that helps to ensure that Makin provides a truly global, flexible and rapid service for customers.