It was another successful year for the PM Parts Compacting/Tooling Seminar. The seminar, held about every 18 months, dates back to 1989 and continues to educate a variety of people throughout the industry, mainly catering to powder metallurgy parts and product fabricators.
The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) is pleased to announce that, for the second year in a row, a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will be provided to select students from U.S. colleges and universities to attend the POWDERMET2018 and AMPM2018 conferences in San Antonio, June 17–20. NSF Grant Awards will directly cover the full registration fee and hotel accommodation in double occupancy.
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.
An official call for papers and posters has been announced for POWDERMET2018: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, June 17–20, 2018. This leading North American powder metallurgy (PM) conference will take place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas, and is seeking a wide variety of topics.
The biennial Powder Metallurgy (PM) Parts Compacting/Tooling Seminar returns this year with PM industry leaders teaching on the latest advancements, as well as sharing their broad industry knowledge. The course will be held September 26–27, 2017, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pennsylvania.