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75th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference

Registration Now Open

Exhibit and Sponsor Opportunities Available

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

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Register Today!

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.

IMA Encourages Magnesium Use

IMA encourages Magnesium use at the Whole Electric Vehicle Design & Battery System Integration Congress 2017, held on 6th-7th December, in London.

Whole Electric Vehicle Congress 2017

IMA Has A New LinkedIn Page

IMA has created a new LinkedIn page for you to connect with. From industry tips to industry news, we're sharing it all with you here.

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Japan - Magnesium Newsletter (October/November)

The Japan Magnesium Association-


  1. Dream Fastener Inc. - New Ligation clip for a living body
  2. You-I Seiki Co., Ltd. - New Magnesium alloy pressing process
  3. Jaguar F-type New 2018 model, 28 models to begin receiving orders
  4. HIBIKI SEIKI Corporation - Magnesium parts shaping by new cutting technology
  5. Yosizuka system product - Ultra light magnesium alloy wheel for wheelchair
  6. Industry association of magnesium in Ibaraki at the 9th Japan Magnesium Exhibition
  7. Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd - Developed magnesium alloy for Engine peripheral Automotive parts.
  8. Domestic Magnesium Market (from September, 2017)
    (Source: September issue of Import/Export Statistics (customs clearance basis) of METI – Compiled by the Japan Magnesium Association)

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CRM Day Report

IMA members have access to all past webinar recordings:

  • Environmental Benefits of Magnesium in Transport Applications (March 9, 2017)
  • Magnesium as an Engineering Material (Sept. 14, 2017)
  • Magnesium Extrusions for Automotive Engineers (Nov. 14, 2017)
  • Corrosion Protection of Magnesium Structures (Dec. 6, 2017)

CRM Alliance Newsletter
Winter Edition 2017

CRM Day Report

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CRM Day Report

The Crucible

The magazine of the Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA)

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Euroguss 2018

Euroguss 2018

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WerksoffPlus 2018

WerkstoffPlus Auto 8th Conference for New Vehicle and Material Concepts

Industry, research and academic experts and exhibitors, whose aim is to advance new material solutions at the crossroads between basic research and practical applications, meet here on February 20-21 at the Maritim Hotel, Alte Reithalle, in Stuttgart.

Click here for more information.

Conference Flyer.


As part of the world renowned GALM Series the GALM 5th Lightweight Maerials and EV Body Structures Summit on February 21-22, 2018 is the key industry event for understanding the latest innovations, discussing current trends and discovering practical solutions associated with lightweight vehicle body structure production. IMA Members receive a 15% discount on registration. Find out more»

December 2017

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Industry News

In business since 1919,
Twin City Die Castings Co. transitions ownership to Employee Stock
Ownership Plan

Latrobe Magnesium
Limited (LMG) executes
term sheet with
RWE Power to
develop new German magnesium plant

Magnesium Fact Sheet
from Critical Raw Materials Alliance (CRM) -
Reviewed by IMA,
December 15, 2017

IMA & Industry Calendar

Euroguss 2018
January 16-18, 2018

WerkstoffPlus Auto 8th Conference for New Vehicle and Material Concepts
February 20-21, 2018

GALM 5th Lightweight Maerials and EV Body Structures Summit
February 21-22, 2018

TMS 2018, 147th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 11-15, 2018

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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