55th Basic PM Short Course Concludes
The annual Basic Powder Metallurgy (PM) Short Course wrapped up its 55th session last week with 74 students in attendance. This year’s course was held August 12–14 and received excellent feedback from attendees, with 100% stating that they would recommend the course to others.
This year, 16 topics were presented over the three-day short course with an additional tour of the Center for Innovation Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D) to highlight the growing metal additive manufacturing market.
Attendee industry segment demographics included engineering (48%), sales (22%), quality control and testing (16%), management (6%), production (4%), and other (4%).
The Basic PM Short Course is a vital educational tool for the entire industry. Each speaker is an expert in their field and provides invaluable knowledge. Combined, the speakers have an incredible total of over 450 years of relative in-industry experience. The course is specifically designed for those who want to expand their knowledge of PM; enhance their opportunities to advance; and for those who are looking to deepen their understanding in the specialized area of PM.
If you missed the Basic PM Short Course this year, don't worry—the short course is held every August. Keep an eye on the Basic PM Short Course's portal for updates and registration information for next year.