Metal Powder Industries Federation

Metal Additive Manufacturing Regional Technical Program

September 2016

APMI International will offer a Regional Technical Program to the greater Western Pennsylvania area on October 13, 2016, at The Royal Inn, Ridgway, Pennsylvania. The program will feature presentations on metal additive manufacturing (3D printing) including an update on GE's metal additive manufacturing activities.

The program features the following presentations:

GE Metal Additive Manufacturing Activities Update
Kirk Rogers, GE Center for Additive Technology Advancement (CATA)

Available Additive Manufacturing Powders and What Is Needed
Ron Aman, Rochester Institute of Technology

Powder for Additive Manufacturing: Production, Characteristics, and Analysis
Alex Zwiren, Hoeganaes Corporation

"Our Regional Technical Programs are designed to provide technological updates throughout the year," explains Jim Adams, vice president of technical services. "Due to GE's recent announcement of its intension to acquire Arcam AB and SLM Solutions, this promises to be a particularly interesting event."

All industry professionals are welcome.

Non-APMI International members will receive a complimentary one-year membership with registration. Registration information is available at

This event is sponsored by APMI International.

Download the full press release. (pdf)

Editor's Note: Contact Jim Adams at or (609) 452-7700 with questions.

About APMI International
APMI International is a non-profit professional society which promotes the advancement of powder metallurgy and particulate materials as a science. Its purpose is to disseminate and exchange information about PM and particulate materials through publications, conferences, and other activities of the society.


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