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PowderMet2023/AMPM2023 Programs Available


The programs for the premier powder metallurgy (PM) conferences of the Americas are now available! PowderMet2023: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials and co-located AMPM2023: Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy Conference will feature over 200 technical presentations from worldwide industry experts presenting on PM, metal injection molding (MIM), and metal additive manufacturing (AM) at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 18–21, 2023.

APMI International Names 2023 Fellow

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 2023 Fellow Award recipient will receive elevation to Fellow status at PowderMet2023, during the Opening General Session on Monday, June 19, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2023 recipient is Christopher T. Schade, Vice President of Advanced Materials, Hoeganaes Corporation.

Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy Awards Announced

The Metal Powder Industries Federation's (MPIF) Awards Committee has announced the recipients of
the 2023 MPIF Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy (PM) Award that recognizes individuals who
have actively served the North American PM industry for at least 25 years and, in the minds of their
peers, deserve special recognition.

Powder Metallurgy Equipment Association Elects New President


Alex T. Gasbarre, CEO, Gasbarre Products, Inc., DuBois, Pennsylvania, has been elected President of the Powder Metallurgy Equipment Association (PMEA). PMEA is one of six trade associations under the Metal Powder Industries Federation, a "not-for-profit association" formed by the powder metallurgy industry to advance the interests of the metal powder producing and consuming industries.

Tungsten Industry Updates Conflict Minerals Legislation Compliance Framework

The Tungsten Industry Conflict Minerals Council announced the release of an updated version of its Tungsten Framework document. The Tungsten Industry—Conflict Minerals Council (TI-CMC or “the Council”) is a framework through which its members can provide industry stakeholders, downstream tungsten consumers with conflict mineral reporting and disclosure obligations, and the public at large with their assurances that the tungsten products they supply are sourced in accordance with the relevant OECD Guidance, appropriate US laws such as Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and Regulation (EU) 2017/821 of the European Parliament and of the Council from May 17, 2017, and that the risks highlighted in this guidance are assessed and mitigated as appropriate.