Chad Spore, staff engineer, Enterprise Materials Engineering, John Deere Waterloo Works Drivetrain Operations, Waterloo, Iowa, has been selected to receive the Vanguard Award from the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF). The award recognizes powder metallurgy (PM) industry champions from the end-user community whose long-time promotion of the technology has contributed to the expansion of powder metal applications. Spore is only the second person to receive the award since its inception in 2014.
APMI International's most prestigious award recognizes APMI members for their significant contributions to the goals, purpose, and mission of the organization as well as for a high level of expertise in the technology, practice, or business of the industry. The 2018 Fellow Award recipients will receive elevation to Fellow status at POWDERMET2018: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials during the Industry Luncheon on June 19. The 2018 recipients are Stephen Mashl and Alberto Molinari.
Researchers Fabrice Bernier and Jean-Michel Lamarre at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) have developed a method to produce permanent magnets for electric motors via cold spray metal additive manufacturing (AM).
The 2018 World Congress on Powder Metallurgy (WORLDPM2018) has extended the abstract submission deadline to March 6. All authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by March 31.