Metal Powder Industries Federation

Recent Press Releases—2017

Metal Powder Group Elects Officers—September 2017

John F. Sweet, PMT, president & CEO, FMS Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, has been elected as the 29th president of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), succeeding Patrick J. McGeehan, Ametek Inc., Eighty Four, Pennsylvania. His two-year term will take effect at the conclusion of the Federation's annual Powder Metallurgy (PM) Management Summit and 73rd ....Read More


Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference Issues Call for Presentations—August 2017

An official call for presentations has been announced for AMPM2018: Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy, June 17–20, 2018. This leading North American metal additive manufacturing (AM) conference will take place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas, and will feature top industry experts in this fast-growing field....Read More


Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials Conference Issues Call for Papers—August 2017

An official call for papers and posters has been announced for POWDERMET2018: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, June 17–20, 2018. This leading North American powder metallurgy (PM) conference will take place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio...Read More


Outstanding Technical Paper Authors Recognized—August 2017

The 2016 Howard I Sanderow Outstanding Technical Paper Award was given to Neal P. Kraus, graduate student (now employed by Hoeganaes Corporation); Richard L. Hexemer, Jr., principal engineer, GKN Sinter Metals; Ian W. Donaldson, FAPMI, director of advanced engineering applications, GKN Sinter Metals, LLC; and D. Paul Bishop, ...Read More


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 PickPM.com 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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