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IMA Honors Recipients of 56th Annual Awards of Excellence

Wednesday, June 6, 2018  
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IMA Honors Recipients of
56th Annual Awards of Excellence

Gathering of Magnesium professionals showcases increased use of magnesium by auto industry world-wide

New Orleans, La. (June 6, 2018) –  Members of the International Magnesium Association (IMA), an association dedicated to the advancement of the practical uses of magnesium metal, honored their peers with the IMA Awards of Excellence, handed out this week at the 75th Annual World Magnesium Conference in New Orleans.

Established in 1962, the Awards of Excellence program is an annual award presented to companies for demonstrating outstanding examples of the different uses of magnesium, and presents a great opportunity for participants in the magnesium industry to showcase innovative products and manufacturing technologies. Honors annually bestowed by the IMA include four Awards of Excellence: Automotive Cast Products, Commercial Cast Products, Wrought Products and Process.

Recipients of the 2018 IMA Awards of Excellence are:

Cast Product Automotive Category
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GF Casting Solutions AG.
GF Casting Solutions Altenmarkt GmbH & Co. KG

Cast Product Commercial Category
Bicycle Rim
Guangzhou Magnesium Metal Technology Co

Wrought Product Category
Scalable Medical-Grade Magnesium Wire
Fort Wayne Metals Research Products Corp

Process Category
Strut Brace for Front Bumpers – New Audi A8
Andreas Stihl AG & Co. KG – STIHL Magnesium Druckguss

Full details on the award winners are available at  The IMA Annual Conference provided industry professionals with the latest information and advances on magnesium processes, applications, technology and environmental concerns.

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