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Metal Powder Industries Federation Cancels WorldPM2020

WorldPM2020/AMPM2020/Tungsten2020 cancelled due to pandemic

Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) announced today the cancellation of the co-located conferences WorldPM2020, the World Congress on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials; AMPM2020, Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy; and Tungsten2020, the International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory & Hardmaterials that were scheduled to take place June 27–July 1, 2020, in Montréal, Canada.

“After thoughtful deliberation, MPIF leadership has made the difficult decision to cancel. The conferences will not be rescheduled,” Adams announced.

“The health, safety, and well-being of the global powder metallurgy community is our highest priority,” stated James P. Adams, MPIF Executive Director/CEO. Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); the announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring a pandemic; numerous companies, universities and government institutions initiating travel restrictions; and ever-increasing numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases; all provided a clear need to take this action.

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Editor's Note: For further information, contact Diane Haggerty, CMP at dhaggerty@mpif.org or (609) 452-7700.

About the Metal Powder Industries Federation
Metal Powder Industries Federation is the North American trade association formed by the powder metallurgy industry to advance the interests of the metal powder producing and consuming industries and provides a single point of reference for all MPIF member companies

About APMI International
APMI International is a non-profit professional society which promotes the advancement of powder metallurgy and particulate materials as a science. Its purpose is to disseminate and exchange information about PM and particulate materials through publications, conferences, and other activities of the society.

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