The Japan Powder Metallurgy Association (JPMA), based in Tokyo, Japan, has announced the election of a new president and the appointment of a number of new board members at its General Assembly, May 18, 2020. Yoichi Inoue, Fine Sinter Co., Ltd., retired as president of the association and was succeeded by Nobuhiro Hashimoto, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Following his retirement from the presidency, Inoue remains a permanent member of the JPMA board. The current association membership is as follows:
Nobuhiro Hashimoto, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd
Permanent Board Members
Yoichi Inoue, Fine Sinter Co., Ltd.
Fumio Tsurumaki, Diamet Corporation
Shigeo Aoki, Porite Corporation
Hiroyasu Narukawa, Kobe Steel, Ltd.
Carl-Gustav Eklund, Höganäs Japan K.K.
Shuzo Sonoda, Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Co., Ltd.
Junichi Takahashi, Iwaki Diecast Co.,Ltd.
Akihiro Matsunaga, NTN Advanced Materials Corporation
Takashi, Suzuki NAPAC Co., Ltd.
Masayoshi Nishimura, Fukuisinter Co., Ltd.
Soichiro Nakai, JFE Steel Corporation
Yoshiaki Mori, Daido Steel Co., Ltd.
Atsushi Nagano, Dowa Electronics Materials Co., Ltd.
Jiro Bando, Nippon Atomized Metal Powders Corporation
Katsuhiko Nomura, Mitsubishi Materials Techno Corporation
Yasushi Mori, Nippon Atomized Metal Powders Corporation
Yuichi Miyagawa, Mitsubishi Materials Techno Corporation