The MPIF has opened registration for MIM2019, the international conference on injection molding of metals, ceramics and carbides. conference will take place in Orlando, Florida, USA, from 25–27 February 2019.

The conference will begin with a keynote speech from Robert Dowding from the US Army Research Laboratory and features a tabletop exhibition and networking reception.

A powder injection molding (PIM) tutorial will be presented by industry veteran Randall M German, covering the options, uses, properties, applications, and opportunities for cost-effective PIM manufacturing.

‘The annual MIM conference is an excellent place for product designers, engineers, consumers, students, and more, to network and broaden their industry knowledge,’ said Jim Adams, executive director/CEO, Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF).

Last year’s MIM2018 attendance attracted 180 attendees representing 104 companies from 16 countries and included 35% parts manufacturers, 23% equipment and service providers, 17% powder and feedstock suppliers, 14% consumers and 11% other.

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.