The firearms industry is an important market for MIM,accounting for significant levels of porduction in North America and,to a lesser extent,in Europe and Asia.It is an industry that encompasses both civilian,law enforcement and military markets and as such it is subject not only to consumer trends,but to national and internatonal political events.
Firearms market will widely interpreted as an inevitable market correction following a period of dramatic growth,MIM producer are optimistic about the technology’s future potential in this sector. MIM in the firearms industy clearly demonstrates the extend to which firearms manufactures have embraced MIM technology. Many entrants into the MIM industry come from the plastic injection moulding industry. For these companies the adoption of MIM can be a daunting challenge,With plastics injection moulding is the end of the process,in MIM it’s just the start.