MPIF’s ‘Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy Awards’

May 26, 2011

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) presented a number of PM industry professionals with a ‘Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy Award’ during the 2011 International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials.

Established in 1968, the award recognises North American individuals who have worked a minimum of 25 years in the PM industry and whose long-term contributions and achievements deserve special recognition.

This year awards were presented to:

  • Animesh Bose, FAPMI, President, Materials Processing Inc., Haltom City, Texas
  • David R. Connelly, Chief Executive Officer, Precision Powdered Metal Parts Inc., Pomona, California
  • John J. DiCicco, President, Major Powdered Metal Technologies Inc., Livonia, Michigan
  • Ian Donaldson, Director of R&D N.A. & Materials Engineering, GKN Sinter Metals, Jefferson, Massachusetts
  • Chaman Lall, Vice President of Technology & Applications Development, Metal Powder Products Company, Westfield, Indiana
  • Louis W. Lherbier, Director of Technical Market Development, Carpenter Powder Products Inc., Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
  • Timothy J. McCabe, Manager of Technology Development, Kinetics Climax Inc., A Division of Freeport-McMoRan Company, Wilsonville, Oregon
  • Patrick J. McGeehan, Vice President and General Manager, Specialty Metal Products, Ametek Inc., Eighty Four, Pennsylvania
  • Bernard North, Vice President of Product Engineering, Kennametal Inc., Latrobe, Pennsylvania
  • Michael L. Rector, PMTII, Vice President, Western Sintering Co. Inc., Richland, Washington
  • Candido Ruas, Consumables Marketing Manager, Rio Tinto Metal Powders (QMP), Sorel, Quebec, Canada
  • David L. Schaefer, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Cloyes Gear & Products Inc., Rochester Hills, Michigan

For further information contact MPIF: 



Edited by: Paul Whittaker, Editor, [email protected]   

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