The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has honored Chicago Powdered Metal Products (CPMP) president John E. Miller, Jr. with its 2007 Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy award. This award, established by MPIF in 1968, recognizes professionals who have devoted at least 25 years of their careers to the powder metallurgy industry and honors their significant achievements and contributions to the industry.
Edul Daver, MPIF president, presented the award at PowderMet2007, the industry’s annual international conference. MPIF is the trade association for the North American metal powder and particulate materials producing and consuming industries.
John Miller has been a part of CPMP for more than 38 years, becoming a vice president in 1973 and president in 1999. Miller, a CPA, worked for Price Waterhouse Coopers and Delco Moraine Division of General Motors Corporation before joining CPMPC. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps and a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BA degree and from the University of Dayton with a MBA degree.
Founded in 1948, Chicago Powdered Metal Products Company is one of the largest independent powder metal parts manufacturers in the United States. Its full range of presses—including the 1,650-ton powdered metal press—offers efficient, high-volume parts production of larger, increasingly complex, multi-level components used in a wide range of industry applications from automotive to hardware and appliance.