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If you are interested in supporting the forthcoming Ferroalloys Conference, then please contact:
Hayley Ward

Ratings Partner

Fitch Ratings

Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating, Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary, and research. Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services and is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, Fitch Solutions, and Fitch Learning. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.

In 2017, Fitch Ratings and CRU Group announced a strategic agreement to incorporate CRU’s expertise in the Metals and Mining sectors into Fitch’s industry research and credit analysis.

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The Indian Ferro Alloys Producers’ Association (IFAPA) promotes and protects the interests common to the Ferro Alloy Industry, specially with regard to level playing field; bringing together and promoting cooperation among Ferro Alloy Producers in India; maintaining uniformity in the rules and regulations and usages of the industry.The Indian Ferro Alloy Producers’ Association (IFAPA) is an apex body representing manufacturers of Bulk and Noble Ferro Alloys in the country. The Ferro Alloys Industry was established during the second five year plan as an ancillary industry to cater to the growing needs of the domestic Steel Industry.This Association of Ferro Alloy Producers was established in the year 1961 to look after the interests of its Members.The Industry’s present capacity is around 5.15 Million Tonnes. The products covered are: Manganese Alloys (HC, MC and LC Ferro Manganese and Silico Manganese), Ferro Silicon, Chrome Alloys (HC,MC & LC Ferro Chrome, Silico Chrome and Charge Chrome), Noble Ferro Alloys (Ferro Molybdenum, Ferro Vanadium, Ferro Tungsten, Ferro Silicon Magnesium, Ferro Boron, Ferro Titanium, Ferro Aluminium, Ferro Silico Zirconium, Ferro Nickel Magnesium) etc.

Cobalt Institute

The Cobalt Institute (CI) is the Global Association representing the cobalt industry and value chain. Our Members are composed of producers, users, recyclers, and traders of cobalt. We promote the sustainable and responsible production and use of cobalt in all its forms.

The CI plays a critical role in advancing the interests of our members helping to grow and protect market for cobalt. We are a knowledge centre for governments, agencies, industry, the media and the public on all matters concerning cobalt and cobalt containing substances.

FF Journal

Since 2004, FFJournal has gained a reputation for its original content and creative approach to metal fabricating and forming. In every issue, our audience of metal fabricators and OEM/end users have come to expect a variety of information ranging from dynamic cover stories to the latest in processing technologies, special reports, market trends and industry news.
Trend Publishing Metals Group (TPMG) includes FFJournal, Modern Metals, Consumables, Metal Service Centers Regional, The Metals Directory Annual, The Metal Fabricators Directory, and www.metalsandmetalworkingsearch.com.

International Chromium Development Association

Created in 1984 and based in Paris France, the ICDA is a non-profit association that promotes the value and sustainability of chromium and represents the chromium industry worldwide, through communication, forums and R&D projects. With a membership representing 24 countries across 5 continents, it is the authoritative voice of the industry, dealing with chromium in all its forms.

International Manganese Institute (IMnI)

The International Manganese Institute (IMnI) is a not-for-profit industry association that represents manganese ore and alloy producers, manufacturers of metallurgical products or chemical compounds, trading houses, industry service providers, companies involved in Mn business development, universities and research organizations around the world. Founded in 1975, with headquarters in Paris, France, IMnI’s mission is to provide vision and guidance to the Mn industry by promoting economic, social and environmental responsibility and sustainability to all stakeholders.


IMOA is a non-profit trade association representing the majority of the molybdenum industry worldwide, promoting molybdenum’s unique properties and its contribution to superior materials performance and enhanced sustainability in a host of applications. Acting as the voice of the industry, the Association works to maintain and develop market access for its members. An unrivalled source of information on molybdenum, IMOA also manages a historical database on global production and use.


The MMTA is the home for those engaged in the minor and specialty metals sector. It is a not–for-profit organisation dedicated to serve and promote the interests of its international membership. The MMTA is the largest association for minor and specialty metals, including rare earths and ferro-alloys, with members across the globe in over 20 countries involved in the 49 MMTA metals, as well as many others.

With developments in high-technology and a wide range of other industrial applications, the scope of minor metals activity has increased dramatically since the MMTA was founded in London in 1973. The MMTA works with and on behalf of its members to address issues that affect our industry by drawing on the collective experience of its membership.

Modern Metals

In 2019, Modern Metals celebrated 75 years of covering the metals industry. Long regarded as the premier publication among metal service centers, fabricators and OEM/end users, Modern Metals has built a long-standing reputation by reporting on day-to-day business operations as well as company profiles, processing technologies, distribution and production, industry news and market trends in every issue.
Trend Publishing Metals Group (TPMG) includes Modern Metals, FFJournal, Consumables, Metal Service Centers Regional, The Metals Directory Annual, The Metal Fabricators Directory, and www.metalsandmetalworkingsearch.com.