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Hart Metals Inc. and Reade Manufacturing Co. (dba Magnesium Elektron Powders) are designated as Critical Suppliers by the US DoD and produce magnesium powders, magnesium alloy powders, flameless ration hears, and other specialty products. The company is a long-term supplier of magnesium powders for counter-measure flares and other energetic applications. It also markets magnesium alloys for lightweight castings. Recently, the company has developed a new family of magnesium alloy powders for a range of applications including: lightweight structural parts, consumable components, cold spray and additive manufacturing. The company is part of Luxfer Groups' Magnesium Elektron division. Website: