JPMA announces new president and board members

June 1, 2022

Hiroshi Ii of Diamet Corporation has been announced as the new president of the Japan Powder Metallurgy Association (Courtesy JPMA)

The Japan Powder Metallurgy Association (JPMA), based in Tokyo, has announced the appointment of a new president and members of the board during its General Assembly held on May 19, 2022. Hiroshi Ii of Japan’s Diamet Corporation, assumes the role of president, replacing Nobuhiro Hashimoto of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


Hiroshi Ii of Diamet Corporation

Permanent board members

Mitsuhiro Goto, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd

Yoichi Inoue, Fine Sinter Co., Ltd

Masashi Kikuchi, Porite Corporation

Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Kobe Steel, Ltd

Shoichiro Tokumaru, JFE Steel Corporation

Shoei Katano Höganäs Japan K.K.

Shuzo Sonoda, Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Co., Ltd.

Board members

Junichi Takahashi, Iwaki Diecast Co.,Ltd.

Yoshitake Nakashima, NTN Advanced Materials Corporation

Takashi Suzuki, NAPAC Co., Ltd.

Masayoshi Nishimura, Fukuisinter Co., Ltd.

Tetsuya Shimizu, Daido Steel Co., Ltd.

Takayuki Yoshida, Dowa Electronics Materials Co., Ltd.

Jiro Bando, Nippon Atomized Metal Powders Corporation

Naoya Takahashi, Mitsubishi Materials Techno Corporation

Executive Director

Yoshio Uetsuki


Seiji Shimizu, NTN Advanced Materials Corporation

Yasushi Mori, Nippon Atomized Metal Powders Corporation




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