Metal Powder Industries Federation

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Experiment in Space to Aid Metal Powder as a Recyclable Fuel—May 25, 2017

Canada's McGill University believes that metal powders could be the key to clean energy in the future. For the last 20 years, researchers at McGill have been studying how metal powders, such as iron, could be used as an alternative...Read More

Formation of a Trade Association for the Metal AM Industry—May 11, 2017

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) is proud to announce its intention to form a trade association for the metal additive manufacturing (AM) industry. An organizational meeting will be held at the conclusion of the AMPM2017 conference on June 16 at the Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, from 9:30 a.m. until noon. Manufacturers of metal AM products, precursor materials, and equipment manufacturers that support the metal AM...Read More

Veteran AM Bootcamp Expanded—May 11, 2017

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, in partnership with 3D Veterans, has received a grant to expand the Additive Manufacturing Bootcamp for veterans created last fall to teach U.S. military veterans 3D printing, CAD drawing, 3D scanning, and traditional manufacturing. These skills will be useful as veterans return to an increasingly digital workforce...Read More



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