Sponsors

2016 Sponsors – Thank you for making PJS a success!

The Portland Jewelry Symposium would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. Thank you.

For more information on the benefits of becoming a sponsor of the 10th Anniversary 2017 Portland Jewelry Symposium contact us!

TechForm Advanced Casting Technology

www.techformcasting.com
TechForm is an industry leader in the casting of high temperature metals and possesses a unique process for the casting of platinum group metals. Using a ceramic shell system derived from the medical and aerospace industries, TechForm provides superior quality platinum and palladium castings for the jewelry, fine art, medical, and aerospace markets.

Rio Grande

www.riogrande.com
Rio Grande provides the jewelry industry with a wide variety of tools and equipment, gems and findings, display and packing supplies, as well as finished jewelry. With a legacy of high standards and excellence in customer service, Rio Grande continues to expand to meet the changing needs of the industry.

Stuller, Inc.

www.stuller.com
Stuller, Inc. was founded by Matt Stuller in 1970. From its manufacturing and administrative headquarters in Lafayette, Louisiana, Stuller provides JUST IN TIME delivery of more than 200,000 different items to more than 40,000 jewelry professionals throughout the world. Stuller’s core product categories include: bridal jewelry, finished jewelry, mountings, diamonds, gemstones, findings, metals, tools and supplies.

MJSA

www.mjsa.org
Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America (MJSA) provides resources and support to U.S.-based jewelry designers, manufacturers and suppliers to compete successfully in a global market. As the publisher of the monthly trade magazine MJSA Journal and presenter of MJSA Expo New York brings a wealth of information to every level of the jewelry industry.

Platinum Guild International, USA

www.platinumguild.com
Platinum Guild International, USA is a worldwide organization dedicated to creating, expanding, and strengthening consumer and trade markets for platinum jewelry.

Johnson Matthey, NY

www.jmny.com
Johnson Matthey, NY has a world of experience and a wealth of history. It is the leading responsible supplier and refiner of platinum and palladium.

Solidscape

www.solid-scape.com
Founded in 1994 Solidscape has established the largest 3D printing installed base with more than 4,000 high-precision 3D printers operating in over 80 countries for the Direct Manufacturing of solid objects designed in CAD. The resulting 3D printed wax patterns are ideal for lost wax investment casting and mold making applications. Solidscape printers and advanced materials are used in the manufacturing of small parts and assemblies that span jewelry, consumer electronics, biomedical products, orthopedics, dental prosthetics, orthodontic appliances, toys, video games, sporting goods and power generation applications.

Hoover & Strong

www.hooverandstrong.com
Through the years, our company has built a reputation on catering to the needs of the independent jeweler, and we are proud to continue that commitment today. Our product line now offers you the largest findings selection in the jewelry industry. That is in addition to our extensive collection of Mill Products, as well as our Refining and Custom Casting services. Additionally, all of the products we produce are made in the USA with HARMONY recycled precious metals, and carry the SCS third-party certification of recycled content. By adhering to the highest standards, offering you the best products, and providing outstanding customer service, we hope to win your trust as well as your business.

The Richline Group

www.richlinegroup.com
From alloy production to the creation of internationally recognized consumer jewelry brands, Richline Group is a worldwide, vertically-integrated presence throughout the jewelry supply chain. From melt to market, Richline is committed to doing well while doing good.

Lashbrook

www.lashbrookdesigns.com
Lashbrook is the fastest growing men’s band designer and manufacturer in the US. We believe a man’s ring should mean as much to him as her ring means to her. We specialize in making award-winning and customer-designed styles with precious and alternative metals, stones, and other exotic materials.

Otto Frei

www.ottofrei.com
Otto Frei is your source for quality jewelry tools and supplies. Otto Frei has over 80 years of history to back up our superior knowledge, service and technical expertise. Our product mix is unique in the industry, as we carry the most complete selections of the fine Quality Jewelry Tools available anywhere.

INSTORE Magazine

www.instoremag.com
INSTORE Magazine is devoted to making America’s retail jewelers better, smarter and most of all happier. Every month INSTORE offers retailing tips, tricks and ideas in a fun, easy-to-read format. The magazine has won numerous awards for editorial excellence and continues to be the favorite of independent American jewelers.

Metalsmith Magazine

www.snagmetalsmith.org
Metalsmith gives you a front row seat on the world of studio art and design in contemporary jewelry and metalsmithing. Coverage spans contemporary makers, artists in their studios, edgy work, production jewelry, fashion, hollowware, furniture, collectors’ collections, and much more. For over 35 years, Metalsmith has brought you the best in the field.

Jewelers of America

www.jewelers.org
Jewelers of America is the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, with a primary purpose to promote confidence in the jewelry industry. Since 1906, Jewelers of America has been advancing the fine jewelry industry through advocacy in public, government and industry affairs; and is the leader in the development of responsible business standards among the jewelry industry.

GIA

www.gia.edu
Gemological Institute of America Inc. (GIA) was established in 1931 and has translated its expert knowledge into the most respected gem and jewelry education available in the world. The GIA Graduate Jeweler (GJ) and Applied Jewelry Arts (AJA) programs offer training geared toward jewelry design and technology. The GIA Graduate Gemologist (GG) diploma focuses on gem grading and identification.

United Precious Metal Refining, Inc.

www.unitedpmr.com
United Precious Metal Refining, Inc. is one of the world’s leading refiners of precious metals. United manufactures master alloys, patented deoxidized sterling silver, karat-gold casting grain, solder and wire product manufactured with recycled precious metals that are not mined from the earth.

EnvisionTEC

www.envisiontec.com/jewelry-industry
EnvisionTEC is a leading provider of professional 3D printing solutions for the jewelry industry. The technical precision and range of materials offered have made EnvisionTEC’s Perfactory® line the gold standard for quality jewelry production. EnvisionTEC offers solutions designed for individual designers up through large manufacturing facilities.

Superfit, Inc.

www.superfitinc.com
Since 1993 Superfit, Inc. has provided the fine jewelry industry with the ultimate in precision manufacturing under the most arduous standards of quality and uncompromising detail. Two of their most notable name brands, CliQ® Jewelry and Superfit® Technology, are renowned worldwide as the most sophisticated and sought-after options for difficult to fit knuckles. All Superfit® products are proudly handcrafted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Red Sky Plating

www.redskyplating.com
Since 1975, Red Sky Plating has earned a reputation as an industry leader that sets the bar high by providing exceptional metal finishing and excellent service to its customers. Our well-equipped lab features state-of-the-art x-ray fluorescence thickness testing and atomic absorption spectrophotometry for precise bath control. We offer a wide variety of finishes and plating services.

A3DM

www.a3dm.com
Celebrating our 20th year, A3DM Technologies performs advanced Research and Development for Additive Manufacturing. Our spherical refractory metal powders, including most Platinum Group Metals, are created by a proprietary RF Plasma process and available in alloys for industrial and fine jewelry Additive Manufacturing applications.

The Santa Fe Symposium

www.santafesymposium.org
The Santa Fe Symposium brings the very best minds in the jewelry industry together to present their research and share their experience and expertise. The core idea that inspired the founding of the Symposium in 1987 continues to be relevant today: sharing knowledge, experience and information benefits us all.

Laminated Metals Technology

www.lammetalstech.com
Laminated Metals Technology is a company that produces metal laminates for the trade. We make mokume gane in precious alloys and copper alloys as well as stainless steel damascus stock. We are dedicated to providing custom solutions in patterns and metal combinations for our clients. Principals of the company are Jim Binnion and Chris Ploof between us we have over 40 years experience in making and patterning laminated metals. We can produce a wide array of sheet, and rod in both patterned and un-patterned laminates.

Dawson Distributions, LLC

www.dawsondistributions.com
The B9Creator® 3D Printer: What Will You Create?
The B9Creator® 3D Printer can build objects as large as belt buckles or as detailed as a tiny filigree ring, with precision typically possible only on machines costing three to five times as much. In addition, because DLP technology exposes an entire build layer at a time, total build times for most objects is normally between two to five times faster than other comparable technologies.