In the presentation ceremony of the Japan Society of Spring Engineers Awards 2011, Teruyuki Murai of Sumitomo (SEI) Steel Wire Corp. received a Meritorious Award.
Mr. Murai has served for many years as a director of the Japan Society of Spring Engineers (JSSE). This award was presented in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development of the JSSE, as well as the promotion of communication among and development of spring engineers. The history of the JSSE dates back more than 60 years, when its predecessor, the Japan Society for Spring Research (JSSR), was founded. Comprising engineers and researchers who are committed to the advancement of academic and engineering research concerning springs, the organization serves as a gathering place of human resources and expertise in the various fields related to springs and applied spring technology. Sumitomo (SEI) Steel Wire Corp. joined the Society as a materials manufacturer of steel wires for springs.
Under the leadership of Mr. Murai, a Senior Specialist, the company continues to contribute to the improvement of spring technologies through materials development.