The MPIF Awards Committee announced a 2018 Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy (PM) Award during POWDERMET2018, International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, in San Antonio, Texas, June 17–20. The award 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 winners in the 2018 Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence Awards competition, sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), demonstrate outstanding examples of PM’s diversity. These component fabricators use PM’s flexibility to push forward new concepts and process controls and demonstrate the inexhaustible well of capabilities PM can marshal in the service of component design. Designers continue to choose PM for critical applications such as auto engines and transmissions, medical devices, consumer products, military applications, and more.
Grab your cowboy boots and blue jeans and saunter down to Texas, because POWDERMET2018, the leading North American powder metallurgy (PM) and particulate materials conference, begins in less than two weeks in vibrant San Antonio, June 17–20, on the famous River Walk. The co-located conference Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy (AMPM2018) will kick-off at the same time.
From attendees to exhibitors or from speakers to students, networking is one of the most important functions of a conference. POWDERMET2018, International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, Grand Hyatt San Antonio, June 17–20, 2018, is gearing up to host several exciting new opportunities for attendees, opportunities that include attendees of the co-located conference AMPM2018, Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet face-to-face with powder metallurgy (PM) researchers, students, exhibitors, and more.
Judging for the 2018 Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence Awards was recently completed at the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) headquarters. Every year since 1965, MPIF has sponsored the PM Design Excellence Awards, an awards competition in which parts fabricators from among MPIF’s member companies are invited to submit components that epitomize the possibilities inherent in powder metallurgy forming processes.