APMA 2013 conference Technical Programme published

October 8, 2013

October 8, 2013

The Final Announcement and Technical Programme for APMA 2013, the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Powder Metallurgy in Asia, has been published and can be viewed on the event website. Organised by the China Strategic Alliance for Technological Innovation in Powder Metallurgy Industry (SATI-PM) and the Taiwan Powder Metallurgy Association (TPMA), APMA 2013 will be held in Xiamen, China, November 3-6, 2013.

With a comprehensive technical programme and exhibition, organisers state that the event will attract international key PM producers, research institutes, associate suppliers and customers from PM industries and related sectors. The conference is endorsed by the Asian Powder Metallurgy Association and has received support from associations and societies in Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia and Australia.


Xiamen is a popular tourist city located in the Southeast coast

of China. It is promoted as one of the cleanest cities in China

and one of the best sightseeing cities in China

Conference Topics


Powder Manufacturing and Treatment

Mechanical Alloying

Compaction and Consolidation

Powder Compaction

Sintering and Post Processing

Powder Forging

PIM (Powder Injection Moulding)

Rapid Prototyping

Spray Forming

PM Production Management

PM Production and Testing Equipment

Quality and Environment Control

PM Materials

Iron and Copper Base Parts

Friction Materials

Aluminium and Titanium

Hard Metals

Diamond and CBN Tools

Refractory Materials

Ceramic Materials

Composite Materials

Porous and Cellular Materials

Nano and Ultra-fine Materials

Magnetic Materials

PM Materials for Electronics

PM Materials for Aerospace Application

Keynotes presentations include:

  • Metal Powder Injection Moulding – Historical Developments, Current Statistical Assessment and Future Trends

    Prof Randall M German
  • Fatigue Properties of Ferrous PM Materials in the Gigacycle Range

    Prof Herbert Danninger
  • Advances and Application of Soft Magnetic PM

    Dr Michael Krehl
  • Application of Powder Metallurgy Products to Automobile Parts

    Dr Yoshimi Sugaya
  • Advances in Powder Metallurgy Technology Using Nanopowder

    Prof Jai-Sung Lee
  • Challenges for a Growing PM Industry in Asia

    Mr Ola Litström
  • Direct Laser Forming of Titanium Alloy Powders for Medical and Aerospace Applications

    Prof. Hideshi Miura
  • Recent Progress in Nanostructured Powder Metallurgical Ferritic Steel

    Prof Huang Boyun, Yong Liu

Seven presentations will be made during a PM Forum looking at the state of Powder Metallurgy in China, Taiwan, Australia, India, Japan, Korea and Malaysia.

For more information and to view the full Technical Programme visit www.apma2013.org  

See you there!  Powder Metallurgy Review and our sister publication PIM International will be exhibiting at APMA 2013. Please visit stand B48 to collect your free copy of either magazine.

Posted by
: Paul Whittaker, Editor Powder Metallurgy Review & ipmd.net

[email protected]   

October 8, 2013

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