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MPIF Elects New Officers

John F. Sweet, PMT, president & CEO, FMS Corporation, Minneapolis, Minn., has been elected as the 29th president of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), succeeding Patrick J. McGeehan, Ametek Inc., Eighty Four, Pa. His two-year term will take effect...Read More


New Industry Talent Attends Basic PM Short Course

The annual Basic Powder Metallurgy (PM) Short Course recently pressed out another batch of students. This year's course, held August 14–16, received excellent feedback from attendees, with over 93% stating that ...Read More


Al-Based Powder Potentially New Energy Source

During routine materials experimentation at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, a team of researchers observed a bubbling reaction when adding water to a nano-galvanic aluminum-based powder. The team further investigated and found that water splits apart when coming into contact with their unique aluminum nanomaterial...Read More


AMPM2018 Extended and Call for Presentations

Over the last several years, the Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy conference (AMPM) has exceeded all expectations from high-quality technical presentations to conference attendance. As a result, AMPM2018...Read More


2017 Conference Proceedings and Presentations Now Available

The latest research from POWDERMET2017: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, and the co-located Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy, AMPM2017, has...Read More


POWDERMET2018 Call for Papers and Posters

An official call for papers and posters has been announced for POWDERMET2018: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, June 17–20, 2018. This leading North American powder metallurgy (PM) conference will take place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas, and is seeking a wide variety of topics...Read More



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