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APMI has a rich history that encompasses over sixty years as a highly respected professional society helping advance the science and practice of powder metallurgy. To get a glimpse into what was happening in the PM industry 10, 20, or 40 years ago, take a peek at the PM Flashback articles below.  Random, past issues of APMI’s PM Technology Newsletter will be added on a regular basis.

Volume 4, No. 7, August 1975

Headlines:

Proposed Handgun Bill Contains Restriction Against P/M Usage
P/M Valve Seat Inserts Upgrade Diesel Engine
Dixon Sintaloy Buys Third Olivetti Split-Die Compacting Press
In-Plant P/M Industry Developments
Knopp Opens Independent P/M Consulting Service
Dorst Forms English Unit
Largest Commercial Hot Isostatic Press in Production
Hardenability Data On Forged Alloy Steel Powders Released
Welding Filler Patent Assigned to Hoeganaes 
APMI/MPIF NEWS
Fifth International P/M Conference - Final Call For Papers
Register Now for Short Course on Quality COntrol/Quality Assurance
P/M In Ordnance Seminar
P/M Sintering Seminar
MPIF Fall Management Conference at the Greenbrier
P/M Research Facility Brochure
Conference On Rare Earth Cobalt Magnets
P/M Related Patents
People in the News
 

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Volume 18, No. 1, January 1989

Headlines:

1989 P/M Conference Program Selected
Distinguished Service to P/M Award
Metallurgical Industries Gets FAA Approval
Stoody Deloro Sold
Crucible Modernizes P/M Tool Steel Facility
P/M Parts Companies Excel in Quality
International Tungsten Industry Gaining Ground
Gorham Ups P/M Growth Estimate
P/M Parts Handling System 
Tiemissen Devotes Full-Time to Consulting 
International P/M Exhibition in U.S.S.R
MPIF Plans Full ’89 Meeting Schedule
MPIF Industry Development Board Directs P/M Marketing Effort
P/M Splash at SAE Conference
Design Competition Goes International
Who’s Who in P/M Published
People in the News
 

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Volume 1, No. 8, October/November 1972

Headlines:

Metal Powders, Inc. Halts Operations
Bound Brook Opens New Plant 
Screw Machine Industry Cries P/M Blues 
Hoeganaes To Sell S·K·C Brazing Alloy 
Cincinnati Introduces 800-Ton P/M Hot Forming Press 
Dry Lubricating Process For P/M Parts Developed 
Pentronix Offers New Compacting Press 
Cabot Acquires Fansteel Patents 
Sylvania Develops New Line Of P/M Superalloys 
APMI/ MPIF NEWS
New Design Data and Materials Included in Revised P/M Material Standard 
Papers Invited for Particle Technology Conference 
1973 P/M Part-of-the-Year Competition Opened 
Hot Forming Short Course A Success 
Exhibit At P/M 
October Journal Contains Important Articles 
Two Stereo's Awarded in APMI Campaign 
APMI New Member Incentive Campaign Rules and Regulations 
PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
P/M Part of the Month No. 40 
 

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Volume 11, No. 1, January 1982

Headlines:

Our New Look
New Membership Service—Employment Ads
Roll Reports on MPIF Activities
Mixed Reviews for Industry Outlook
Alcan to Buy AMAX Infiloy Process
Quebec Metal Powders in Business
HIP Joint Venture Company to Open Soon
P/M Solves Model A Ford Engine Problem
MI Opens Wearsurfacing Center
Kuhn Form P/M Consulting Company 
Gorham International Sponsors Global High Performance P/M Study
Drexel P/M Activities
Say it Right
Nominate Pioneer Award Candidates
1982 P/M Parts Design Competition
P/M Educational Meetings
National P/M Conference and Exhibition
P/M ’82 Update
New Orleans to Host Short Course on Fully Dense P/M Materials
Industry Development Committee Formed
Fine Particle Society Requests Papers
SAE Conference to Feature P/M Session
People in the News
 

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Vol. 23 No. 2 February/March 1994

Headlines:

Toronto Conference Attracting International Audience
Successful P/M Trade Mission
DuPont Sells Arkansas P/M Operation
Penn Press Introduces High Performance Process
Megamet Awarded MIM Patent
ISO Registration
PMI Ceases Publication
Specialty Metal Powder Study
Hoeganaes Increases Production Capacity
Alcan to Distribute Graphite
New Sieve Shaker
Gas Atomizer Installed at CERAM
PM2TEC’94 Exhibition
Reports on Canadian Advanced Materials
Advanced Materials Trade Mission
Compacting/Tooling and High Density Seminars
Round Table on World Automotive Marketplace
P/M World Congress Program Announced
Section News
People in the News
 

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Vol. 22 No. 1 January 1993

Headlines:

PM2TEC’93 Program
Research Group Predicts P/M Growth
P/M Alloy Improves Corrosion Resistance for Severe Environments
Parts Blackening Process
MPIF Hires New Manager
H.C. Starck Moves
Ceracon Signs Worldwide License
P/M Beryllium Tubing
Nitrogen Guide Available
Coatings Guide
MPIF Releases New Product Directories
Journal Emphasizes P/M Equipment
MPIF Seminars and Courses in 1993
Distinguished Serve Award
P/M Parts and Metallography Competitions
Section News
People in the News
 

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Vol. 13 No. 10 November-December 1984

Headlines:

Iron Powder Industry Astir in Canada
Merriman Separates from Litton
Maytag Moves P/M Operation
Colt Wins Patent Battle
Super Secret Massive Moly Billets
P/M Forging Developments
Cabot Licenses Injection Molding Process
Forecasting Service Bearish on Tungsten
National Carbide Die Broadens Tooling Capacity
New Consulting Company
Surface Area Analyzer 
High and Full Density Short Course 
Golden Gate Metals and Welding Conference 
Houston Materials Conference
 

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Vol. 1 No. 6 July-August 1972

Headlines:

Hoeganaes Sales Reported
Buick To Produce P/M Hot Formed Gears
Powder From Cement Copper
More P/M Parts in Diesel Engines
Gould & Fansteel Merger Cancelled
Kennecott Reports On QMP
Foundry Groups Join Forces
Holding Company to Pursue P/M-Interests 
Hydro-Pac, Inc. Formed
International Bronze to Build U.K. Plant
New Diamond Wheel Line
Walmet Appoints Sales Agents
Knopp Appointed APMI President
Fall Short Course on Hot Forming
PMEA Tooling Seminar Program Announced
Four Firms Join MPIF
P/M Session at September SAE Meeting
Zenith Presents $500 Grant
P/M '73 Program in Final Stages
P/M '73 Post-Conference Tours
 People in The News
P/M Part of The Month No. 38
 

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Vol. 12 No. 9 November-December 1983

Headlines:

Rosenquest Elected MPIF President
Ross Holmes Named MPPA President
Ringsdorff Acquires West Berin Fabricator
QMP Enters Spherical Powder Business
P/M Injection Molding on Upswing
Merisinter Signs Technical Assistance Agreement
Better Days Ahead
P/M on the Leading Edge of Technological Change 
Hoeganaes Signs Labor Contract 
Powder Boronizing Process
Hennepin Continues Successful Teaching Effort
Midwest Sintered Products Expands
University of Alabama Studies Powder Size Distribution Effects
Carbon City Changes Name to Prometech
Gorham Undertakes Superalloy Study
Name Change for SermeTel
AMAX to Buy Amorphous Powders from Allied
Alloy Technology International to Distribute Rolling Mill Guidance System 
GCA Appoints Representative
New TiCoat Wearsurfacing Alloy
Union Process Named North American Distributor for British Firm
IMT Appoints Sales Rep Firms
MPIF Begins Successful P/M Deign Clinic Series 
Bernens Named President of Refractory Metals Association
1984 P/M Design Competition Opened
People in the News
 

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No. 278 September/October 1971

Headlines:

Easton and Fina Phasing Out Powder Operations 
Olivetti Grants License to Dixon 
Tungsten Carbides Produced by Hot Isostatic Compacting Process 
INCO Supports P/M Research Grant 
Improved Brass Powders from Gould 
Ontario Research Foundation Offers Microscopy Service 
Battelle Begins P/M Forging Research Program 
Industry and Army Cooperate on Tutorial Seminar 
'72 P/M Part-of-the-Year Competition Opened by MPIF 
MPIF Presidents Gather at Annual Conference 
Fall P/M Short Course
Westec '72 Includes Air Force Metalworking Conference 
Exchange Students 
Metal Powders, Inc. Appoints Sales Manager and Representative 
Eloff Leaves Ford to Join Gleason
Dillon Names Walmet Eastern Sales Manager
Ford Named ASM Western Manager
APMI Local Section Meeting Schedules and Officers
P/M Part of the Month
 

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Volume 13 No. 9 October 1984

Headlines:

New Presidents Take Over Parts and Equipment Groups
Presmet Corp. Expands
Iron Powder Maker Seeks Partner
Hitachi Buys Unit to Remove Powder Contaminants
Tapco Selling P/M Equipment
Particle Size Analysis Technique Computerized 
Powder Strip Distributor Formed
Upward and Onward
MPIF Programs Continue 
Metal Powder Press Safety Standard
Science of Sintering Seminar
High Performance P/M Short Course
International Cobalt Conference
Drexel Sponsors Sintering Seminar
New P/M Textbook
People in the News
 

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Volume 5 No. 7 September 1976

Headlines:

Domtar Sells Metal Powder Division 
Lovejoy Joins In-Plant Ranks 
IPM Moves Headquarters 
New HIP Technique For Smaller High Alloy P/M Parts 
Indian Company Offers P/M Tooling Service 
Greenback Introduces Barium Ferrite Powder Grade 
BTU Introduces Walking Beam Furnace 
New Wear Resistant Aluminum 
Glidden Earns Energy Award 
APMI/MPIF NEWS
PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
 

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Volume 9 No. 7 September 1980

Headlines:

P/M Chosen for Government Research Funding 
GKN Bows Out of U.S. P/M Business
Pacific Tin Releases Pyron Sales Figures
U.S. Bronze Acquires Royal Powdered Metals
Nuclear Metals Expands
Ervin Expects to Produce Iron Powder in '81
Compacting Press Corp. Chief Optimistic
Argon Atomized Stainless Steel Powders
APMI/MPIF News
P/M '80 Keynote Speaker Asks Support of Primary Metals Industry 
P/M Technology Forecast Workshop Rescheduled
Fine Particle Society Gives First Hausner Award
British P/M Meetings
Superalloy Conference in Switzerland
Call for Papers- Particle Society Meeting 
Precision Metal Urges Industry Participation in Directory Issue 
People In The News

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Volume 25 No. 8 October 1996

Headlines:

Dorst America Expands
Interlake to Acquire Arc Metals
Hoeganaes Achieve ISO Certification
APMI Directors Elected
Ultrafine to Sell Russian Specialty Powders
ASL Set up Joint Venture in China
Outstanding Technical Paper Award
Call-for-Papers PM2TEC’97
Gasbarre Divisions Seek Quality Certifications
MPIF Seminars on Design and Metallography
Productivity Seminar- November 13–15
P/M Industry Internet Seminar
Powder Market Reports
People in the News

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Volume 13 No. 7 July/August 1984

Headlines:

Outstanding Success
Hausner and Lenel Honored
Competition Winners
P/M ’84 Events and Personalities
IPM to Sell Ridgway Plant
ASCO Expands
Zenith Opens New Plant
Drexel Studies Copper P/M Parts for Electrical Applications
Sunbeam Equipment Sold
P/M Brazing Alloy
25 Years of Progress
MPIF Celebrates 40th Anniversary
APMI Golf Outings
Defense Technology Seminar
P/M Design Clinic
P/M '86 in Europe
Less Costly Fully Dense P/M Parts
New Mechanical Withdrawal Die-Set Press
People in the News
Dates to Remember

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