The Japan Institute of Light Metals (JILM) is the only academic society for light metals such as aluminum, magnesium and titanium in Japan. It was launched in 1951 aiming to promote science and technology of light metals and to develop light metals industries. In order to achieve these objectives JILM conducts the following six activities.
- Workshops and Annual Meeting
- Promotion of collaborative research study home and overseas
- Publication of academic journals and books
- Conducting research and study
- Encouragement of research study and awarding superior research achievements
- Other activities to achieve the objectives
Recently JILM has been proactively contributing to maintenance and improvement of the global environment by their leadership in the recycling and energy saving technologies from each aspect of R&D and human resources development, collaborating with Japan Aluminium Association and other societies.