Metal Powder Industries Federation elects new president

October 31, 2019

Metal Powder Industries Federation elects new president
Dean Howard has been elected as MPIF President (Courtesy MPIF)

Dean Howard, PMT, President of North American Höganäs Co., a subsidiary of Höganäs AB, Hollsopple, Pennsylvania, USA, has been elected the 30th president of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), succeeding John F Sweet, PMT, FMS Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. His two-year term began at the conclusion of the Federation’s annual Powder Metallurgy Management Summit and 75th Annual MPIF Business Meeting, October 26–28, 2019, in Miami, Florida, USA.

Howard has worked for North American Höganäs Co. for nearly twenty years. He most recently served as president of the MPIF’s Metal Powder Producers Association (MPPA), and has served the association actively for many years, receiving the MPIF’s Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy Award at POWDERMET2017.

He has also been a member of APMI International for twenty-six years, and has served as Chairman of APMI’s Southeast Chapter and APMI International President (2010–2014). He received certification as a Level I Powder Metallurgy Technologist in 1998.

The MPPA also instated a new president following the summit. Jill Spaulding, Kymera International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, will serve a two-year term as the association’s president.

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