Powder metals growth expected in 2013

Jul 11, 2013 | 03:42 PM | Rey Mashayekhi

Tags  Metal Powder Industries Federation, MPIF, Matthew Bulger, Rey Mashayekhu

NEW YORK — The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has projected further growth in the North American powder metal industry in 2013, with momentum carrying over from a 9.6-percent increase in powder metal shipments in 2012.

MPIF president Matthew Bulger presented the positive outlook at the Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials Conference in Chicago after most metal powder producers, equipment makers and powder metal parts companies reported increased sales in 2012.Those increases have carried into this year, with the MPIF estimating that the North American market for metal injection molding (MIM) powders, which....

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