The International Magnesium Association has announced its 2017 Award of Excellence and Environmental Responsibility Award winners at its 74th Annual World Magnesium Conference in Singapore.
An association tradition now in its 55th consecutive year, the Awards of Excellence is a platform for participants in the magnesium industry to showcase outstanding magnesium products and innovative manufacturing technologies.
The Award winners are:
Automotive Cast Product
Magnesium Die-Cast Side-Door Inner Panel
General Motors, Dongguan EONTEC Co., Ltd., EDAG Engineering,
Wanfeng Meridian, The Ohio State University
Commercial Cast Product Category
Magnesium Wheel for Super-sport Motorcycle
Yamaha Motor Company, Japan Magnesium Association
Wrought Product Category
Magnesium Alloy Electric Bus
Advanced Materials Institute of Shandong Academy of Sciences, China Magnesium Association
Biodegradable Magnesium Alloy for Orthopedic Application
University of Oxford in Collaboration with U & I Corporation
Environmental Responsibility Award
FGS Technology for Magnesium Hot Chamber Die Casting
Oskar Frech GmbH + Co. KG
The IMA was established in 1943 to promote the use of magnesium in material selection and encourage innovative applications of the versatile metal. IMA members include primary Mg producers, recyclers, foundries, fabricators, end-users and suppliers. IMA is the global voice of the magnesium industry, serving the industry and its membership through its Annual Conference, seminars, statistical programs, research and publications.
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