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Nominations for APMI International Fellow Award

APMI is seeking nominations for its Fellow Award.  This highly selective award recognizes APMI members for their significant contributions to APMI and high level of expertise in the technology, practice, or business of the industry.  Candidates must have been a member of APMI for a combined total of 10 years minimum, with the last two being concurrent.  Recipients will receive their awards at the annual PowderMet conference.  Click here for a copy of the Award Criteria, Nomination Form, and a listing of prior recipients.

Send the completed Nomination Form by May 1, to Turner Abbott (tabbott@mpif.org).

PM Flashback

Volume 20, No. 3, March/April 1991


John Cenko Receives P/M Automotive Achievement Award
Chicago Conference Program Released
P/M Trends Aired at SAE Congress
Ceracon Consolidates Tungsten-Nickel-Iron Powders
Midwest Sintered Products Expands
PTX-Pentronix Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Stackpole Corp. Sells Specialty Carbon Products Business Units
Nippon Promoting Aluminum P/M Materials
Compacting/Tooling Seminar
P/M Environmental Regulations Manual/Seminar
New P/M Bearing Standard
Section News
People in the News

Indian Scientists Develop Self-Disinfecting, Biodegradable Masks

To battle the highly transmissible Omicron variant, a self-disinfecting copper-based nanoparticle-coated antiviral face mask was developed by Indian scientists from Bengaluru. The mask, which is biodegradable, highly breathable and washable, is said to exhibit high performance against the Covid-19 virus as well as several other viral and bacterial infections.

Metal AM Chest Implant Saves Cancer Patient’s Life

An additive manufactured (AM) titanium implant was used to reconstruct a cancer patient’s entire chest bone and ribs by a hospital in India. The reconstructive sternum and ribs surgery assured the patient would not be dependent on medical ventilation for the rest of his life. 

Additive Manufacturing Included in White House’s Updated List of Critical and Emerging Technologies

The White House has included additive manufacturing within its updated list of critical and emerging technologies that are important to US national security. The document builds upon the White House’s October 2020 National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies released by then President Donald Trump, and will inform a forthcoming strategy on US technological competitiveness and national security, in addition to potentially informing future efforts to prioritize the technologies named.