In the Medical/Dental Category for MIM components, an award was given to ARC Group Worldwide for this pusher used in the ratcheting assembly for the consistent placement of high viscosity adhesives used as an alternative to sutures or staples in surgical procedures. A Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) 2021 PM Design Excellence Awards Competition winner, the pusher required no machining.

The winners in the 2021 Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence Awards competition, sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), demonstrate outstanding examples of PM’s diversity. From electric vehicles to golf putters, these components use PM’s flexibility to push forward new concepts and process controls to demonstrate the inexhaustible well of capabilities PM can marshal in the service of component design.

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