Metal Powder Industries Federation Elects New Officers
MPIF installed new presidents at the conclusion of the 2023 PM Management Summit and 79th Annual MPIF Business Meeting.
New MPIF President Michael Stucky. MPIF Executive Director/CEO James Adams presents the Crystal Award to Past President Rodney Brennen.
Michael Stucky, Business Unit Director, Norwood Medical, Bellbrook, Ohio, has been elected the 32nd president of the Metal Powder Industries Federation, succeeding Rodney Brennen, Metco Industries, Inc., St. Marys, Pennsylvania. His two-year term began at the conclusion of the Federation’s 79th annual MPIF Business Meeting, October 28–30, in Louisville, Kentucky.
Stucky has worked at Norwood for the past 11 years. Previously, he worked for 11 years at NetShape Technologies and 10 years at PCC Airfoils, Inc. Mike is very active within MPIF and the Metal Injection Molding Association (MIMA), having served on the MPIF Board of Governors as MIMA President. He is Chairman of the MIMA Standards Committee, MIMA representative on the MPIF Technical Board, and was a co-chair of the PowderMet2023, MIM2017, and MIM2018 conferences. Over the years he has served on the PowderMet and AMPM Technical Program Committees. Mike received the Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy Award in 2019.
Two of the Federation’s six associations also instated new presidents following the Summit. Timothy Hackett, Vice President, Business Segment Manager – Powder and Clad, Kymera International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, has been elected president of the Metal Powder Producers Association (MPPA) and will serve a two-year term.
Stefan Joens, President, Elnik Systems, LLC, Cedar Grove, New Jersey, has been elected president of the Metal Injection Molding Association (MIMA) and will serve a two-year term.
Nicola Gismondi, PMT
The current president of the Powder Metallurgy Parts Association (PMPA) Nicola Gismondi, PMT, Vice President Sales & Marketing, MPP, Noblesville, Indiana, has been re-elected to a second two-year term.
Christopher Adam, PMT
The current president of the Association for Metal Additive Manufacturing (AMAM), Christopher Adam, PMT, President & Chief Executive Officer, VALIMET Inc., Lodi, California, has also been re-elected to serve a second two-year term.