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Silcon Plastic Ltd best MIM company 2016

Silcon Plastic Ltd won the Powder Metallurgy – MIM 2016 award given by the Italian Association for Metallurgy (AIM).

The Italian Association for Metallurgy (AIM) with its Technical Committee for Powder Metallurgy unanimously agreed upon the decision to award Silcon Plastic Ltd for powder metallurgy innovation and development.

The most important Italian MIM companies participated in the award ceremony, which took place during the 36° National AIM Convention’s opening ceremony at the University of Parma on September 21st.

This convention is the most important event in the metallurgy sector and, during a seminar week, the most important universities meet; among them:

Polytechnic University of Milan

Aachen University

University of Trento

University of Padua

Kyoto Institute of Technology (Japan)

Qatar University (Doha, Qatar)

Technical University of Kenya (Nairobi),

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Trondheim, Norway),

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain),

University of Parma

University of Bologna

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

University of Ferrara

University of Udine

Université de Toulouse (France),

Bocconi University (Milan)


Some of the most important international companies participated in the convention, too, such as:

Tenaris Dalmine,

Siemens spa,


Ducati Motor Holding

and others.


In the picture: Prof. Carlo Mapelli, from Polytechnic University of Milan, President of the Italian Association for Metallurgy (AIM); Virgilio Costantin and Andrea Basilio Battistin, from Silcon Plastic Ltd.