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MIM2018 Concludes

MIM2018, International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides, concluded in sunny Irvine, California, last week. This year’s MIM conference was the largest to date, breaking attendance records by more than 15%, with over 180 attendees representing 104 companies from 16 countries....Read More

2018 PM Design Excellence Awards Submissions

Judging for the 2018 Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence Awards was recently completed at the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) headquarters. Every year since 1965, MPIF has sponsored the PM Design Excellence Awards, an awards competition in which parts fabricators from among MPIF’s member companies are invited to submit components that epitomize the possibilities inherent in powder metallurgy forming processes...Read More

POWDERMET2018 & AMPM2018 Programs Launch

Two big conferences—one big city! POWDERMET2018: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, and the co-located conference AMPM2018, Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy, have launched their full programming online. The conferences will be held at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas, June 17–20, 2018...Read More

MIM2018 Meets Next Week

MIM2018 will bring together the metal injection molding industry in just a few short days, March 5-7, in Irvine, California. This year's conference is set to be the largest in history with over 180 pre-registered attendees to date. Conference delegates representing 105 companies from 15 countries are attending technical sessions...Read More

ASTM Heat Treatment Standards for Metal AM Parts

ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, has announced F3301 - 18 Standard Specification for Thermal Post-Processing Metal Parts Made Via Powder Bed Fusion. This standard specifies the requirements for thermal post-processing of parts produced via metal powder-bed fusion to achieve the required material properties ...Read More


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