In the Hand Tools/Recreation Category for MIM components, a Grand Prize was also awarded to ARC Group Worldwide for a quick-disconnect assembly used for a variety of small handheld devices such as binoculars, cameras, and firearms. Utilizing MIM allowed for a near-net-shape molded assembly and enabled the incorporation of smooth transitions and rounded edges, as well as the elimination of any machining marks on the visible portions of the parts. The winners in the 2021 Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence…