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 industry are all welcome to attend. There is no fee to attend the organizational meeting.
Registration has opened for the Basic Powder Metallurgy (PM) Short Course, the powder metallurgy industry's longest-running course, which will be held August 14–16, 2017, at Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pennsylvania. The Basic PM Short Course is an essential educational tool if you or your company's employees are new to PM; need an update of recent industry developments; look to broaden or enhance background knowledge; seek to enhance advancement opportunities.
The Metal Powder Industries Federation's (MPIF) Awards Committee has announced the recipients of the 2017 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.
The Metal Powder Industries Federation's (MPIF) Industry Development Board (IDB) has completed a redesign of the PickPM.com website. Technical data, application case studies, white papers, and additional resources work together to provide a detailed overview of why component engineers and designers should pick powder metallurgy (PM) over other metal-forming solutions.
The program for the fourth annual Additive Manufacturing (AM) with Powder Metallurgy (PM) conference, AMPM2017, is available online and registration is now open. Featuring worldwide industry experts presenting on the latest developments in the fast-growing field of metal additive manufacturing, the conference will be held June 13–15, 2017, at the Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.