Registration has opened for MIM2019: the International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides, to be held in Orlando, Florida, USA, February 25–27, 2019. MIM2019 is a global conference and tabletop exhibition that highlights advances in the Powder Injection Moulding industry.
The annual conference is sponsored by the Metal Injection Molding Association, a trade association of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) and its affiliate APMI International.
Highlights of MIM2019 are set to include:
- A keynote address by Robert Dowding, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
- Tabletop Exhibition & Networking Reception (refreshments sponsored by PIM International)
- The annual PIM Tutorial presented by industry veteran Randall M German, FAPMI, Prof Emeritus, San Diego State University
“The annual MIM conference is an excellent place for product designers, engineers, consumers, students, and more, to network and broaden their industry knowledge,” explained Jim Adams, Executive Director/CEO, Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF). Last year’s MIM2018 attendance welcomed more than 180 attendees representing 104 companies from sixteen countries.
Attendees in 2018 consisted of 35% parts manufacturers; 23% equipment & service providers; 17% powder and feedstock suppliers; 14% consumers; and 11% other. A similar attendance base is expected for 2019.