The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has released the programme for MIM2021: International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides, which will take place as a virtual event from February 22–25.
Featuring two keynote presentations, MIM2021 will showcase the latest advances in the technology to a global audience. Other conference highlights include a Powder Injection Molding Tutorial, three days of technical sessions, a virtual exhibition and over $200 of MPIF books and standards. The conference presentations will be available on-demand until March 5, 2021.
Keynote presentations include:
- Design for Manufacturability ‐ Quality, Innovation and Value, Metal Working for Surgical Instruments by Steve Santoro, Executive vice president, Micro, a contract manufacturing organisation servicing the medical device industry
- Cobra Puma Applications for MIM and Metal Additive Manufactured Components by Bryce Hobbs, Senior Innovation Engineer, Cobra Puma, a sports equipment manufacturing company focused on golf equipment, producing a wide range of golf clubs
MIM2020 attendees consisted of 38% parts manufacturers; 30% equipment & service providers; 11% powder and feedstock suppliers; 5% consumers; and 16% other, including students and academia. A similar attendance base is said to be expected for 2021.
“The Metal Injection Moulding industry is an innovative and highly-competitive marketplace,” stated Paul Sedor, vice president, member and industry relations, MPIF. “The annual MIM conference provides an optimal venue for gaining industry insight and learning about the latest technology.”
Further information and registration details are available via the event website.