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    2023 IMA World Magnesium Conference Issues Call for Abstracts

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) will hold its 80th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference on May 14-16, 2023, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The conference brings together magnesium experts from around the world to discuss the latest trends and developments in the industry. The IMA issued a call for abstracts of topics proposed for presentation at […]

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    The Potential for Magnesium Forgings in Automotive

    By Andrew Halonen, Mayflower Consulting LLC. In the world of product development, many materials are available to pick from, yet companies tend to play to their favorites. In metals, these materials range from exotic to common, from low density to high, and they are processed into different forms. The majority of car components — from […]

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    79th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference is Next Month in Barcelona

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) will be hosting their World Magnesium Conference in Barcelona, Spain, at the Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower, on August 29-31, 2022. The IMA conference is the premier conference for all magnesium industry leaders, with unparalleled opportunities to connect and network with other IMA members. Attendees will have the chance to expand […]

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    IMA Issues Both a Call For Abstracts and a Request Awards of Excellence Nominations

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) will host its 79th World Magnesium Conference on August 29-31, 2022 in Barcelona, Spain. The event will highlight technological advances, innovative applications, and emerging developments in the magnesium industry global marketplace. This valuable conference will provide magnesium industry professionals with the latest information and advances on magnesium processes, applications, technology, […]

  • Figure 5. Cross car beam made of AM50 magnesium alloy. (Source: Meridian Lightweight Technologies.)

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    IMA Launches New Magnesium LCA Study: Setting Sight on Lowering CO2 Emissions

    By Simone Ehrenberger, Institute for Vehicle Concepts, and Dr. Martin Tauber, IMA Achieving zero CO2 emission levels has been a major driver for sustainability goals around the world, with many governments and companies declaring ambitious goals for a circular economy through 2030 and beyond.1 For large, traditional primary metal or processing industries, such as magnesium, […]

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    IMA World Magnesium 2021 Conference Invites Abstracts

    The 78th Annual World Magnesium Conference will take place August 25-27, 2021, in Fukuoka, Japan. The International Magnesium Association (IMA) is hosting the conference, which will highlight technological advances, innovative applications, and emerging developments in the magnesium industry global marketplace. Magnesium industry professionals will learn about the latest information and advances in magnesium processes, applications, […]

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    IMA Launches Virtual Demonstrator for Magnesium Automotive Products

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) recently launched its 3D Magnesium Automotive Applications Demonstrator, showcasing the value of magnesium in lightweighting and utilization throughout vehicle production, from structural to body-in-white (BIW), to transmission components and interior applications. The new animated on-screen version of the demonstrator provides an interactive tool for visualizing magnesium parts used in serial production. Broken […]

  • A gearbox designed by castwerk was the winner of an Award of Excellence in the Automotive Cast Product design Category in 2019.

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    IMA Accepting Submissions for the Awards of Excellence and Environmental Responsibility Award

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) is accepting submissions for its Awards of Excellence, as well as for its Environmental Responsibility Award. The 2020 winning entries will be recognized during the 77th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference, which will be held on May 13-15, 2020 in Fukuoka, Japan. Winners will receive plaques and have their entry prominently […]

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    World Magnesium Conference – Call for Abstracts

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) will host the  77th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference on May 13-15, 2020, in Fukuoka, Japan. The conference is the premier international magnesium industry conference highlighting technological advances, innovative applications, and emerging developments in the global marketplace. This valuable conference will provide magnesium industry professionals with the latest information and advances on […]