PowderMet 2013, the International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials takes place from June 24 – 27 in Chicago, USA.
Organised by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), the conference’s Technical Program sees over 175 worldwide industry experts presenting the latest developments in Powder Metallurgy. In addition, a number of management-focused sessions/programmes will be offered throughout the conference for MPIF members.
A parallel trade exhibition features 100 booths showcasing leading suppliers of powder metallurgy and particulate materials processing equipment, powders, and products.
Pick PM Day: A special programme for end-users
With the aim of attracting potential users of PM technology to the event, a special programme for current or prospective users of PM components who have not previously attended a PowderMet conference is being organised. This Pick PM Day, which is free to qualified invited guests, will be held Wednesday, June 26.
This full-day event will offer a brief yet thorough introduction to the technology of PM, delivered by a distinguished group of PM experts who will cover these topics: Introduction to PM, Material Standards and Properties, Design of PM Parts, and Making the Move to PM.
Award-Winning PM Parts
Winners of MPIF’s 2013 PM Design Excellence Awards will be announced at a luncheon on Wednesday, June 26. The annual competition features application-based award categories such as automotive (engine, transmission, chassis), aerospace, lawn & garden/off-highway, hand tool/recreation, industrial motors/controls & hydraulics, hardware/appliances, medical/dental, and electronic/electrical. All parts submitted in this year’s competition will be on display at the trade exhibit during the entire conference.
Visit www.mpif.org to find the latest conference programme