Metal Powder Industries Federation

Recent Press Releases—2017

Powder Metallurgy Industry Roadmap—July 2017

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), with the aid of powder metallurgy (PM) industry leaders, has released an updated version of the PM Industry Roadmap. Due to significant technological advancements over the past five years, the...Read More

Metal Injection Molding Conference Call for Presentations—July 2017

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. Authors have until September 29, 2017...Read More

Award-Winning Powder Metal Parts—June 2017

The winners in the 2017 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...Read More

State of the PM Industry in North America—June 2017

The powder metallurgy (PM) industry continued its moderate growth track in 2016, and most indicators signal a repeat performance for North America in 2017. The year opened on a positive trend, as expected with the changes in Washington, but business levels are returning to a modest growth level as forecast...Read More

Formation of a Trade Association for the Metal AM Industry—May 2017

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...Read More

Registration Opens for Powder Metallurgy Short Course—April 2017

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 ...Read More

Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy Awards Announced—April 2017

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...Read More

Metal Powder Group Announces Website Launch—March 2017

The Metal Powder Industries Federation's (MPIF) Industry Development Board (IDB) has completed a redesign of the website. Technical data, application case studies, white papers, and additional resources work together to provide a detailed overview of why component...Read More

AMPM2017—Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference Program & Registration Available—February 2017

The program for the fourth annual Additive Manufacturing (AM) with Powder Metallurgy (PM) conference, AMPM2017, is available online and registration...Read More

International Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials Conference and Registration Opens—February 2017

The North American conference on powder metallurgy (PM) and particulate materials has launched its 2017 program and registration for POWDERMET2017. The International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials will feature over 200...Read More

NSF Student Grant Program to Support Metal Powder Industry—February 2017

The National Science Foundation has announced the approval of a grant program to support 40 students from U.S. institutions to attend POWDERMET2017...Read More

Metal Powder Trade Groups Appoint New Executive Director/CEO—February 2017

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) and APMI International (APMI) have selected industry veteran James P. Adams to succeed C. James Trombino as executive director/CEO effective...Read More

Powder Metallurgy Machinability Seminar Program Available—January 2017

Registration has opened for the Powder Metallurgy (PM) Machinability Seminar, which will be held April 4–5, 2017, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pa...Read More

APMI International Names Fellows—January 2017

APMI International's most prestigious award recognizes APMI members for their significant contributions to the goals, purpose, and mission of the organization as well as for a high level of expertise in the technology, practice, or business of the industry. The 2017 Fellow Award recipients...Read More



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