PM industry executives form PKPM Advisory Group

October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018

Rocco Petrilli, PRIMA Business Specialist, LLC, and Dr Michael Krehl, MTSG Consulting, have announced the formation of PKPM Advisory Group. The group will provide professional, commercial and technical consultation to the global Powder Metallurgy industry.The group’s founders stated that, like many global manufacturing fields, the PM industry is presently challenged by a shortage of the knowledge and experience required to maximise the technology’s potential, in addition to an absence of university-based curricula.

Because of this, stated PKPM’s founders, “there has been a perpetual recycle of top industry human capacity to satisfy (temporarily) these growing company needs. Additionally, given the retirement of many of the industry pioneers, the availability of true business and technology specialists for consultation has also diminished.”

Both Petrilli and Dr Krehl have been employed long-term in management careers in the PM global marketplace and are said to be experienced in all aspects of the business. “Success in a PM business is so much about the people and their know how,” stated Dr Krehl. “PKPM will apply its unmatched combined expertise to create swift and effective problem solutions to its global clients most challenging needs.”

PKPM will serve clients in the areas of strategy development/execution, manufacturing, sales marketing and business development, R&D and talent acquisition and retention. One speciality of PKPM will be advisory services involving mergers and acquisitions, including but not limited to the valuation of acquisition targets, planning and execution of due diligence processes, and integration of the newly acquired enterprise.

“The combination of MTSG and PRIMA provides the PM world with the most capable consulting and advisory services in its history,” added Petrilli. “PKPM looks forward to working with the most progressive PM players to advance their strategic growth objectives at a much faster and more effective rate than that to which this industry is accustomed.”


October 26, 2018

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