Japanese automotive PM faces up to the competition

Akira Fujiki

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Japanese shipments of metal powders for powder metallurgy (PM) applications totalled 96 307 tonnes in 1996, of which 82% was for automotive use. Here, Akira Fujiki of Nissan Motor Co Ltd, Yokohama, summarizes the present state and future prospects of the PM automobile parts industry in Japan, and discusses ways to overcome some of the problems facing the industry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-33
Number of pages4
JournalMetal Powder Report
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jan
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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