Neal Goldenburg, President, PTI Tech (Polymer Technologies, Inc.), Clifton, New Jersey, accepted an Award of Distinction in the Industrial Motors/Controls & Hydraulics for Metal Injection Molded (MIM) components category of the 2022 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards Competition. The award was given for an elevator button assembly that is impervious to solvents and disinfectants.
He accepted the award for his company at PowderMet2022: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials in Portland, Oregon.
MIM is one of the powder metallurgy-based technologies that forms metal powders into precision components used in applications such as auto engines and transmissions, hardware, industrial machinery, sporting goods, defense, and firearms.
The competition is sponsored annually by the Metal Powder Industries Federation, an international trade association for the metal powder producing and consuming industries.