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Regional Technical Program: Automation & Information Best Practices for Manufacturing Operations

Why is modernizing important beyond reducing risk of system failure? Why should you treat production environments differently? How can you automate performance reporting? Learn the answers during APMI International's upcoming Regional Technical Program on Automation & Information Best Practices for Manufacturing Operations on April 13 in St Marys, Pa.

This half-day program is open to all powder metallurgy (PM) industry professionals. The technical program includes:

New PM Video Series Launched

"Introducing Powder Metallurgy and the PM Industry," the first video in a series of four educational videos focused on PM, has been released by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF). The video is hosted by industry leader John Engquist, FAPMI, past president of the Center for Powder Metallurgy Technology (CPMT), and covers a brief history of PM, followed by a discussion on market segments, common applications, the technical advantages of using PM, and a brief overview of PM processes.

Advanced Lightweight AM Curriculum at Cincinnati State

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow and America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, have announced an initiative with Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (CSTCC) to develop an open-source curriculum to provide both incumbent workers and new students with knowledge and hands-on training in advanced lightweight additive manufacturing.

MIM2017 Concludes in Orlando

MIM2017 concluded this week in sunny Orlando, Fla. This year's MIM conference was one of the largest to date, with more than 150 delegates in attendance representing nearly 100 companies from 14 countries.

Keynote Presenter Gary Jaworek, Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon Endosurgery Division, kicked off the annual conference events by discussing the role of MIM technology for medical applications in his presentation "MIM Component Needs from the Perspective of...

PickPM.com Website Launch

The Metal Powder Industries Federation's Industry Development Board has completed a redesign of the PickPM.com website—a site used to promote the powder metallurgy (PM) industry through educational resources and by putting component designers and engineers in touch with component fabricators. With this relaunch, numerous application case studies, technical data, white papers, and additional resources work together to provide a detailed overview of why component engineers and designers should pick powder metallurgy over other metal-forming solutions.
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