FocusPM: Powder Metallurgy Industry News

CPMT Announces Axel Madsen Conference Grant Recipients

The Center for Powder Metallurgy (CPMT) is proud to announce the 2018 CPMT/Axel Madsen Conference Grant recipients for POWDERMET2018 & AMPM2018, June 17–20 in San Antonio. Each grant recipient will receive $1,500 to attend the full conferences and offset travel and lodging. The recipients are: James Adye, Dalhousie University; Katrina Johnston, Drexel University; Adam Mihalko, Gannon University; and Justin Plante, Laval University.

2018 PM Design Excellence Awards Submissions

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.

MIM2018 Concludes in California

MIM2018, International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides, concluded in sunny Irvine, California, last week. This year’s MIM conference was the largest to date, breaking attendance records by more than 15%, with over 180 attendees representing 104 companies from 16 countries. A reception was held at molding machine manufacturer Arburg.

POWDERMET2018 & AMPM2018 Programs Launch

Two big conferences—one big city! POWDERMET2018: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, and the co-located conference AMPM2018, Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy, have launched their full programming online. The conferences will be held at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas, June 17–20, 2018.

MIM2018 Meets Next Week

MIM2018 will bring together the metal injection molding industry in just a few short days, March 5–7, in Irvine, California. This year's conference is set to be the largest in history with over 180 pre-registered attendees to date. Conference delegates representing 105 companies from 15 countries are attending technical sessions and a tabletop exhibition.
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