MPIF releases updated PM Industry Roadmap

February 13, 2023

February 13, 2023

Conventional PM sales by application 2021 (US$) - North America (Courtesy Powder Metallurgy Parts Association)
Conventional PM sales by application 2021 (US$) – North America (Courtesy Powder Metallurgy Parts Association)

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has released its 2023 PM Industry Roadmap. This update reviews current and future demands of key markets and identifies technical barriers, challenges, opportunities and priorities that are expected to further drive the growth of the Powder Metallurgy industry.

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categories of PM processes:

  • Press & sinter
  • Metal Injection Moulding
  • Metal Additive Manufacturing
  • Isostatic Pressing

Current industry is driven by applications in the automotive market, but growth opportunities over the next decade are expected in the energy, aerospace, medical, dental, electrical & magnetic, defence, industrial and consumer markets.

The 2023 update also reviews the industry achievements from 2017 – 2022 and features interactive links to award-winning Powder Metallurgy components. The original 2001 roadmap, and subsequent updates in 2012 and 2017, are still valid and relevant and may continue to serve as a reference.

The 2023 PM Industry Roadmap is available here.

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February 13, 2023

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Extensive Powder Metallurgy industry news coverage, and the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • From powder modification to rejuvenation: Fluidised Bed Reactors in metal powder production and Additive Manufacturing
  • Retech: Enabling the atomisation of reactive and refractory alloys at substantially higher levels of productivity and lower cost
  • Sustainability in Powder Metallurgy: Highlights from the 41st Hagen Symposium
  • Innovations from Japan’s Powder Metallurgy industry: award winners highlight novel automotive and healthcare applications

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The free-to-access PM Review magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of Powder Metallurgy from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading PM part manufacturers, metal powder manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
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