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PowderMet2024 & AMPM2024 are the Premier Conferences of the Americas, your one-of-a-kind opportunity to discuss technology advancements while networking with like-minded individuals. If you are interested in powder metallurgy, press & sinter, metal injection molding, and metal additive manufacturing, this is a can’t miss opportunity to connect with those in the industry that are passionate about the technology and its ongoing advancements.

Here are some of the must-attend highlights:

  • Technology advancements: Engage in stimulating discussions and gain valuable insights from industry experts through over 200 thought-provoking presentations, daily Tutorials, and the special Carbide Forum.
  • Networking events: Connect with engineers and industry leaders during networking breaks, lunches, and designated gatherings that will build lasting relationships and expand your professional network.
  • International marketplace, with over 100 booths of leading companies, featuring the latest PM and metal AM equipment, powders, products, and services. This is your best opportunity to meet industry suppliers all together in one place.

Take advantage of the exclusive advanced offer by registering before the May 3 deadline to secure your spot and save on registration fees. Register by February 29 and be entered into a drawing to win a sleek MPIF watch!

Texas Universities Research Consistency in Metal AM

The University of Houston is collaborating with Texas A&M University to tackle the challenge hindering the use of metal additive manufacturing (AM) for a variety of commercial applications – the need for real-time monitoring and analysis to ensure consistent quality and reproducibility throughout the production process.

International Space Station to Get 3D Printer

The International Space Station (ISS) will soon be able to produce metal additive manufacturing (AM) tools, mounting interfaces, and mechanical parts, thanks to the European Space Agency (ESA). The exercise will demonstrate technology in orbit and pave the way for future use on the Moon and Mars.

APMI West Penn Chapter Meeting

Surrounding speaker Saba Mousavinasab, Rio Tinto Metal Powders are APMI West Penn Officers, from left to right: Seth Weible, Secretary; Brent Matheson, Vice Chairman; Steve Reed, Chairman; Sean Rupprecht, Treasurer.

The APMI West Penn Chapter held its February meeting at the DuBois Country Club, attracting over 90 industry professionals. The meeting was sponsored by Rio Tinto Metal Powders and featured Saba Mousavinasab with her presentation “Soft Magnetic Composites and the Benefits of Use in Electric Vehicles.”

West Penn Chapter Upcoming Meeting

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2024

Time: Social Hour: 5:30–6:30 p.m. • Dinner/Presentation: 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Sponsor: Abbott Furnace

Speakers:   John Williams- Idea Lab Engineer, Penn State DuBois

                        John Brennan-Director of Continuing Education, Penn State DuBois

Topics:         How Penn State Dubois can help with the PM Industry

                         Success Stories from the Continuing Education Program & Discussion on “What’s Next” for PM education

                         Q&A for what industry leaders need from education in our region

BONUS: Any individual that attends 5 of the 7 West Penn technical sessions during the 2023–2024 season will be entered to win a complementary full conference registration to attend PowderMet2024 / AMPM2024, June 16–19, in Pittsburgh!