Surface Engineering Division

The voice for professional people working in surface engineering

Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces

IOM3 members have free online access to this journal and over 70 others.

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Forthcoming events

PVC 2021

The World's leading forum on polyvinyl chloride.  This triennial conference celebrates innovation in the PVC industry and its commitment to the circular economy. 


PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging

An introduction to the industry for those starting out on an exciting career in packaging.


  • Course
  • 13 May–13 July 2021

PIABC Level 2 Award in Clay Technology

A perfect introduction to the Heavy Clay Industry for those with little or no practical experience



Latest job vacancies

Technology & Innovation Manager

  • Contract type: Full-time/Permanent
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience.
  • Closing date: 14 Apr 2021

The Technology & Innovation Manager will be responsible for identifying and developing technologies, represents Materion’s technological capabilities to relevant stakeholders (customers, partners, R&D etc and acts as an interface between external parties and Materion internal functions (T&I, sales & marketing, manufacturing and supply chain.


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Polymer Society


Sustainable Future

As part of its commitment to helping build momentum for COP 26, throughout 2021 IOM3 is organising a series of virtual events, podcasts and editorial content on the theme of ‘Sustainable Future’. COP 26 is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2021. Keep an eye out for our Sustainable Future tag.


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