Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, PA. This three-day course is designed for users of powder metal (PM) parts and those looking for an introduction. Topics include the history of PM, why it's a viable method of producing metal parts, designing PM, MPIF standards, special tests for powders, metal injection molding, secondary operations, how sintering develops the functional properties and more. Attendees receive more than $400 worth of publication material. The course is designed for engineers, tool designers, product designers, metallurgists, supervisors, purchasing agents, technicians, managers and quality control personnel.