During APMA 2019, the 5th International Conference on Powder Metallurgy in Asia, held in Pune, India, February 19-21, N Gopinath, Managing Director of Fluidtherm Technology and past-president of the Powder Metallurgy Association of India (PMAI), was conferred with the title Fellow of PMAI (FPMAI) for his service to the Indian PM industry.
Fellowship of the PMAI is conferred upon individuals who have demonstrated significant contributions to the science and practice of Powder Metallurgy, the growth of the Indian PM industry and the growth of PMAI.
“Gopinath has met these criteria in abundance by developing unique processes and world-class furnaces for Powder Metallurgy, making these available in India and around the world, and for his efforts that made PMAI an internationally respected body,” stated Aniket Gore, President of PMAI.
Fluidtherm is a manufacturer of sintering and heat treatment furnaces, as well as fluidised bed reactors and chemical/mineral processing plants. In addition to facilities for plant design, procurement, manufacture, start-up and after service, Fluidtherm operates a versatile thermal processing test facility where process and product development, as well as client services such as failure analysis, process selection/optimisation, trouble shooting and contract R&D are carried out.