POWDERMET2018 conference programme now available

February 19, 2018

February 19, 2018

The conference programme for POWDERMET2018 is now available. Organised by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), POWDERMET2018, the International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, is set to take place from June 17-20, 2018, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas, USA.

The event will include an international exhibition focused on the Powder Metallurgy, Powder Injection Moulding, particulate materials and metal Additive Manufacturing industries, as well as a technical programme of presentations addressing recent advances across the full spectrum of Powder Metallurgy and materials technologies.

A keynote during the Opening General Session on Monday, June 18, will be given by Casey Selecman, Associate Director, Advisory Services, IHS Markit, titled ‘Automotive Outlook: Evolution or Revolution?’, looking at the changes facing the automotive industry such as autonomous driving, electric vehicles, new mobility concepts and vehicle connectivity. The opening session will also feature welcome comments from the MPIF’s Executive Director/CEO, James P Adams, and MPIF President John Sweet, PMT.

Special interest programmes included in this year’s conference programme are:

  • Advancements for high-density PM components
  • Energy generation & storage technologies
  • Tungsten & refractory metals
  • Machinability

Registration for the conference includes access to the co-located AMPM2018: Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy, with three days of technical sessions on metal Additive Manufacturing. Prospective attendees can view the conference programme and register to attend via the event website.


February 19, 2018

In the latest issue of PM Review…

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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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