Powder metallurgy (PM) industry leader P Ulf Gummeson has written a book the history of American PM.

Gummeson, a former president of Hoeganaes, says the book is ‘one man's version of the history of Hoeganaes Corporation’ and the life of sponge iron.

According to the MPIF, the book is about the origins of modern PM technology and of the first fifty years of history of Hoeganaes Corporation. It is also the story of a number of pioneers and entrepreneurs whose perseverance and optimism accelerated the growth of the North American PM industry.

Gummeson has been heavily involved in the PM industry for the length of his career.

The book is available to order here.

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