The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has opened the 2008 International PM Design Excellence Awards Competition in an effort to recognize outstanding achievements in the commercial production of powder metallurgy components
Categories for the competition include automotive, aerospace, lawn and garden, industrial motors, hardware, medical/dental and electronic/electrical. Members of the MPIF and their customers may submit entries for the competition. Judging guidelines are based on design configuration, engineering properties and promotional value to the PM industry.
Winners will be announced at an awards luncheon during the 2008 World Congress on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, June 8–12 in Washington D.C. Entries must be received no later than January 31, 2008. For entry forms, contact MPIF at 105 College Road East, Princeton, New Jersey 08540-6692 or by phone at (609) 452-7700.