March 28, 2014
Magnet Applications™, a subsidiary of Bunting® Magnetics Co., marks its 50th anniversary of providing magnets, magnet assemblies, and magnet technology to manufacturers and research laboratories in 2014.
Magnet Applications Ltd. was founded in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, U.K., in 1964 to distribute Arelec magnetic catches. In 1992, a wholly owned subsidiary, Magnet Applications Inc., was opened in DuBois, Pa., to distribute and manufacture products in North America.
The company offers permanent magnet materials including alnico, ferrite, samarium cobalt, and many forms of neodymium iron boron magnets. Production processes available include sintering, casting, extrusion, calendaring, compression bonding, and injection molding.