Euro PM2019, Europe's annual powder metallurgy
congress and exhibition

Euro PM2019, Europe's annual powder metallurgy congress and exhibition organised by the European Powder Metallurgy Association EPMA, has been held in Maastricht, 13 - 16 October 2019. The event took place at the Maastricht Exhibition & Congress Centre (MECC), a modern purpose built venue on the outskirts of town, easily reachable in 7 minutes from the centre.

Euro PM2019 featured a world class technical programme as well as a 5000m2 exhibition showcasing the latest developments from the global PM Supply Chain. Over 1100 participants attended the congress of this year, with 446 of these as delegate. The plenary session included strategic sector speakers from the industry. Attendees came over from 50 countries across the globe. Over 60 technical posters were presented covering all powder metallurgy sectors. Over 50 technical sessions and 250 oral presentations featured during the 3 day event. The Euro PM2019 Congress & Exhibition, along with social events of networking such as the welcome reception and congress dinner, provided excellent networking opportunities within the PM Industry.

SAM project has been taking place in the exhibition area of the event with a dedicated booth to host its guests and inform the PM community about the key objectives of the project. There is a planning of having a detailed presentation of SAM project in next year's event that will take place in Lisbon as EuroPM 2020, after certain milestones of the project has been reached.