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75th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference

The World’s Leading Magnesium Conference Returns for its 75th Year!

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May 16-18, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana USA

The IMA conference is the premier conference for all magnesium industry leaders, with unparalleled opportunities to connect and network with other IMA members, expand and strengthen skill sets via technical sessions, learn from the best of the best in the industry, and refresh your perspective and reinvigorate your business with new methodologies, tools, and partners.




Members have access to the the recording of the March 2017 webinar, Environmental Benefits of Magnesium in Transportation Applications. Read more»

More webinars are in the planning stages for 2017.

Japan - Magnesium Newsletter (June-July)

The Japan Magnesium Association-

  1. NIMS and Nagaoka University of Technology
    - Developed high strength magnesium sheet with excellent formability at room temperature
  2. AUDEZE - Driving plate type ”LCDi4” in-ears premium model
  3. Yamaha Motor - Actively adopts Magnesium diecast parts to motorcycle
  4. “Japan manufacturing world 2017” report
  5. Wako kinzoku - New product line of plate processing – Domestic and overseas.

Domestic Magnesium Market - May, 2017
(Source: May issue of Import/Export Statistics (customs clearance basis) of METI – Compiled by the Japan Magnesium Association)

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August 2017

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IMA & Industry Calendar

75th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference
May 16-18, 2018

IMA Executive

Todd Olson
Twin City Die
Casting Company

Ken White
Magnesium Elektron

Anthony LoCoco
Chicago White
Metal Casting, Inc.

Vice Presidents
Nic Andrews

Cam Tissinton
US Magnesium LLC

Kazumasa Yamazaki
Japan Magnesium Association

Immediate Past President
Jan Guy

IMA Staff

Ralph Gervasi
Executive Vice President
Phone: +1 (847) 447-1702

Christian Payn
European Representative
343 Chemin de Durban
84190 Beaumes de Venise
Phone: +33 (0) 679914437

Jason Accord

Sue Peterson

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