PIM International’s management and editorial team

Inovar Communications Ltd publishes Powder Injection Moulding International and the International Powder Metallurgy Directory (IPMD)

Nick Williams, Managing Director and Editor 
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Telephone: +44 (0)1743 241289
Skype: inovarcommunications
Fax: +44 (0)1743 369660

Nick has been involved with the powder injection moulding industry since 1994 when he started his career at the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA). Initially involved in the organisation of the PM94 Powder Metallurgy World Congress, Paris, he went on to help organise a number of the association’s events including the ‘Introduction to Metal Injection Moulding’ Short Course held at the Fraunhofer Institute, Bremen, in 1995. He was Exhibition Manager of the highly regarded PM98 Powder Metallurgy World Congress, Granada, Spain. Nick subsequently worked for various event management and publishing companies in Spain and London before founding Inovar Communications Ltd.

Paul Whittaker, Publishing Director
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Telephone: +44 (0)1743 241289
Skype: inovarcommunications2
Fax: +44 (0)1743 369660

Paul’s links with the powder injection moulding industry were also formed at the European Powder Metallurgy Association, where he worked from 1995 until 2001. Paul has extensive experience of scientific and technical publishing and as well as marketing to the broader powder metallurgy industry.

Prior to joining Inovar as a Director, Paul worked as a Business Manager at Rapra, one of Europe’s leading independent plastics and rubber specialists, based in Shawbury, UK.

Jon Craxford, Advertising Sales Director
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Telephone: +44 (0)207 1939 749
Skype: joncraxford

Jon has extensive experience of the powder injection moulding and powder metallurgy industries following his career as Advertising Sales Manager at Metal Powder Report. He joined Inovar’s Powder Injection Moulding International team in 2006 and is responsible for all print and on-line advertising sales for the both Powder Injection Moulding International and the International Powder Metallurgy Directory

Inovar Communications Ltd
Dogpole House
Shrewsbury SY1 1EN
United KingdomConsulting Editors

Professor Randall M. German
CAVS Chair Professor of Mechanical
Engineering; Director, Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University,
United States
Dr Yoshiyuki Kato
Epson Atmix Corporation
Dr Frank Petzoldt
Fraunhofer IFAM,

Bernard Williams
United Kingdom

Spring 2023 issue of PIM International magazine

In the latest issue of PIM International…

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Extensive MIM, CIM industry and sinter-based AM industry news, plus the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • Visottica Group: Integrated workflows and the value of Metal Injection Moulding in eyewear and beyond
  • In MIM’s post-smartphone era, where is China’s Metal Injection Moulding industry going?
  • Ceramic AM at scale: The story of how Steinbach AG scaled production to 12,000 parts a year for Da Vinci Surgical Systems
  • MIM F75 (Co-Cr-Mo) for high-volume production: The impact of sintering conditions on microstructure and properties
  • World PM2022: Research into the Binder Jetting of aluminium, Ni-free stainless steel, hardmetals and metallic glass

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