Membership in the Metal Injection Molding Association (MIMA) provides a unique opportunity to interact with business colleagues including competitors, suppliers and others working together to advance and grow the PM and MIM industry. MIMA is one of six trade associations which comprise the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), the world’s leading North American trade organization serving the interests of the metal powder producing and consuming industries.


The Metal Injection Molding Association corporate members fall into one of the following three groups:

  • Firms commercially engaged in the production of injection molded metal or ceramic products utilizing powder materials as the basic starting constituent.

  • Suppliers of powder material used in metal or ceramic injection molding, binder systems, and feedstock.

  • Equipment suppliers of molds, molding machines, or debinding or sintering equipment to producers of metal or ceramic injection molded products.

Membership in MIMA provides an opportunity for your company to:

  • Improve and to promote the products of the metal injection molding industry.
  • Promote investigation, research, and interchange of ideas among its members.

  • Promote education in the science, practice, and application of injection molding of metals and other powder materials.

  • Arrange for the collection and dissemination of information pertaining to the metal injection molding industry.
  • Provide technical facts, data, and standards fundamental to metal injection molding and to the application of products of this technology.

MIMA Membership Meeting

Additional membership benefits include:

  • Discounted rates to attend MPIF annual conferences, seminars, and short courses
  • Discounts on publications
  • Access to the Monthly Economic Indicators & Industry Trends report encompassing leading and lagging indicators for U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), automotive sales & production, agricultural and lawn & garden.
  • Members are included in the MPIF membership list, the annual printed APMI International Who’s Who in PM, and are listed and described on the MPIF website’s Directory of PM Fabricators & Suppliers, as well as MIMA’s online Member Directory.

  • Parts fabricators receive a listing in the Find a Fabricator directory on

  • Exhibitor discounts at the annual MIM & POWDERMET conferences.

  • Monthly membership newsletter “MPIF Member Briefs”

Download a Membership Application