The powder metallurgy (PM) and metal additive manufacturing (AM) industries are gearing up for the biggest North American industry conferences of the year in just under a month. POWDERMET2019, International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, and the co-located AMPM2019, the Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy Conference, will be in the heart of Phoenix June 23–26, 2019, at the Sheraton Grand. Saddle up and join the PM and AM industries for the most vibrant conference yet!
The Navajo Technical University (NTU), Crownpoint, New Mexico, has announced their procurement of a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish the NTU Center for Advanced Manufacturing, as well as the development of an associate of applied science degree and a four-year degree in mechanical engineering.
For the first time in over a decade, the Robotics & Automation in Powder Metallurgy Seminar will return to highlight ways to help your plant eliminate waste, improve quality and productivity, and streamline labor usage. Join over a dozen speakers December 11–12, 2018, at the Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, Pennsylvania. The advance rate registration deadline is November 2.
This year's Powder Metallurgy Sintering Seminar, held September 25–26 in State College, Pennsylvania, was another rousing success. The seminar attracted over 65 attendees with backgrounds and experience levels ranging from entry level to experienced, and over half of the attendees reported being involved in engineering. Other areas such as quality assurance, production, sales, and management were also represented. One of the best statistics to come out of the course...
A special Task Force of MPIF Technical Board members met and selected, “Using Light and Electron Microscopy, Computed Tomography, and Light Scattering to Evaluate Additive Manufacturing Powders and Parts” by Thomas F. Murphy, FAPMI, Christopher T. Schade and Alexander D. Zwiren, Hoeganaes Corporation as the recipient of the AMPM2018 Best Paper Award from among the submitted manuscripts of the conference Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy 2018 (AMPM2018) held in San Antonio this past June.