August 31, 2017
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 they would recommend the course to others.
This year there was a broader range of attendees than reported in 2016. The largest represented industry segment was still engineering (33%); however, quality control and testing, and sales employees made up 19% and 20% of the audience, respectively. Production (12%), other (12%—mostly R&D), and management (5%) rounded out the short course attendees.
The Basic PM Short Course is a vital educational tool for the entire industry. Each speaker is an expert in their field and provides invaluable knowledge. Combined, the speakers have an incredible total of over 450 years of relative in-industry experience. The course is specifically designed for those who want to expand their knowledge of PM; enhance their opportunities to advance; and for those who are looking to deepen their understanding in the specialized area of PM.
If you missed the Basic PM Short Course this year, don't worry—this annual course is held every August. Keep an eye on the Short Course's portal for updates and registration information for next year.