The Euro PM2019 exhibition featured over 100 exhibiting companies. (Photo courtesy Andrew McLeish.)
The Euro PM2019 exhibition featured over 100 exhibiting companies. (Photo courtesy Andrew McLeish.)

The EPMA says that Euro PM2019 attracted over 300 oral and poster presentations and over 1100 participants, while the exhibition featured over 100 exhibiting companies.

It began with a presentation from Ralf Carlström, EPMA’s new president, covering the status and trends in the European PM industry, and the opening session presentation about graphite was called ‘The Wondrous Mineral in PM’ and was presented by Stephen A Riddle, CEO, Asbury Graphite & Carbons. 

Following on from the key speakers was the annual EPMA Theses Competition winning theses from in PhD category: 

Dr Chu Lun Alex Leung, from The University of Manchester, United Kingdom won the EPMA these competition for the thesis entitled ‘ X-ray Imaging of Powder Consolidation During Laser Additive Manufacturing’, and The 2019 Fellowship Awards were presented to Prof Francisco Castro, formerly principal senior researcher at CEIT, and Professor Bernd Kieback?, Technische Universität Dresden.

Dr Ing Ingo Cremer, CEO, CREMER Thermoprozessanlagen GmbH, was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award 2019.

‘Maastricht has proved a popular and well-connected location, which has made for a memorable event in the celebration of EPMA’s 30th Anniversary,’ said Lionel Aboussouan, EPMA Executive Director. The diverse technical programme and sold-out exhibition has helped to attract attendees from several key sectors, who want to learn more about what PM can do for their applications and industries.’

Euro PM2020 Congress & Exhibition will reportedly be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 4-7 October 2020.

This story uses material from the EPMA, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.