Michael Wiseman, Vice President of Engineering of ARC Group Worldwide, accepted an Award of Distinction in the Hand Tools/Recreation category for Metal Injection Molded (MIM) components of the 2022 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards Competition. The award was given for a for a lock-arm button used in a pocketknife.
He accepted the award for his company at PowderMet2022: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials in Portland, Oregon.
MIM is one of the powder metallurgy-based technologies that forms metal powders into precision components used in applications such as auto engines and transmissions, hardware, industrial machinery, sporting goods, defense, and firearms.
The competition is sponsored annually by the Metal Powder Industries Federation, an international trade association for the metal powder producing and consuming industries.