Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards

2018 Grand Prize Winning Components

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) is proud to celebrate its 55th year of the Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence Award Competition program. We are excited to invite our PM parts fabricators to submit components for competition that showcase the advantages of PM.

This year, we are introducing a major change to the competition by dividing the competition into three major technology categories for judging:

  • conventional powder metallurgy
  • metal injection molding
  • and metal additive manufacturing (NEW).

A distinguished panel of industry judges will award Grand Prizes and Awards of Distinction to those powder metallurgy parts deemed worthy in each of these categories:

  • Automotive:
    • Engine
    • Transmission
    • Chassis
  • Aerospace/Military/Firearms
  • Lawn & Garden/Off-Highway (includes ATVs)
  • Hand Tool/Recreation (includes motorcycles)
  • Industrial Motors/Controls & Hydraulics
  • Hardware/Appliances
  • Medical/Dental
  • Electronic/Electrical

Submit Multiple Entries for More Chances to Win!

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: February 15, 2019

IMPORTANT: Entries are not required to disclose customer name.


Not an MPIF Member?

Learn more about why your company should join MPIF and its member companies. Influence the direction of the PM industry, aid in the development of industry standards, keep up-to-date with economic trends, and more!

Why Participate?

  • Company name in trade magazines
    • Typically picked up by 10 publishers
    • $5,000 value per insertion
  • Recognition of your technical expertise
  • Future promotional use
  • Shared video clips
  • Used in case studies
  • Seen on PickPM.com

View a Sample of a Completed Entry Form (MIM Example) (pdf)