06/02/2015 6:33 AM

SMC WINS AWARD IN INTERNATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION

Steve Lanzel, President & CEO, SMC Powder Metallurgy, along with Brad Lewis and Dave Parsons, accepted an Award of Distinction in the Automotive–Engine Category of the 2015 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards Competition.

The award was given for a stainless steel flange made for Kendrion FAS Controls. The component connects and seals a spill valve operating in an automotive fuel system. The valve was specially designed for gasoline direct injection technology, facilitating lower fuel consumption and higher efficiency. They accepted the award for their companies at the POWDERMET2015 conference in San Diego, California.

The competition is sponsored annually by the Metal Powder Industries Federation, an international trade association for the metal powder producing and consuming industries.