Chad Spore, staff engineer, Enterprise Materials Engineering, John Deere Waterloo Works Drivetrain Operations, Waterloo, Iowa, has been selected to receive the Vanguard Award from the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF). The award recognizes powder metallurgy (PM) industry champions from the end-user community whose long-time promotion of the technology has contributed to the expansion of powder metal applications. Spore is only the second person to receive the award since its inception in 2014.
The latest research from POWDERMET2017: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, and the co-located Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy, AMPM2017, has been released in two new electronic publications: Advances in Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials–2017 and AMPM2017 Conference Presentations.
An official call for presentations has been announced for MIM2018: International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides, March 5–7, 2018. This international conference and tabletop exhibition will take place in Irvine, California, at the Hotel Irvine. Desired topics include manufacturing innovations such as part design, tooling, and molding, and materials advancements in metals and alloys, ceramics, and hardmaterials. Authors have until September 29, 2017, to submit their presentation abstract.