JPMA elects new president and announces new board members

May 18, 2018


JPMA elects new president and announces new board members

Yoichi Inoue, of Fine Sinter Co., Ltd., has assumed the presidency of the JPMA (Courtesy JPMA)

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 17, 2018. Isamu Kikuchi, Porite Corporation, retired as president of the association and was succeeded by Yoichi Inoue, Fine Sinter Co., Ltd.

Following his retirement from the presidency, Kikuchi remains a permanent member of the JPMA board. The current association members are as follows:



Yoichi Inoue, Fine Sinter Co., Ltd.


Permanent Board Members

Tetsuya Hayashi, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd

Fumio Tsurumak,i Diamet Corporation

Shigeki Katogi, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.

Ryosuke Horie, Jfe Steel Corporation

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


Board members

Junichi Takahashi, Iwaki Diecast Co., Ltd.

Mikio Fujiwara, Tungaloy Corporation

Hiroshi Takahashi, Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.

Masayoshi Nishimura, Fukuisinter Co., Ltd.

Shinichi Kondo, Kobe Steel, Ltd.

Yoshiaki Mori, Daido Steel Co., Ltd.

Atsushi Nagano, Dowa Electronics Materials Co., Ltd.

Masanori Kishima, Nippon Atomized Metal Powders Corporation

Carl-gustav Eklund, Höganäs Japan K.K.

Katsuhiko Nomura, Mitsubishi Materials Techno Corporation


Executive Director

Takashi Saito



Toshiharu Takahashi, Dowa Electronics Materials Co., Ltd.

Yuichi Miyagawa, Mitsubishi Materials Techno Corporation

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