Tag: Kobe Steel

Kobe Steel acquires Quintus Technologies

Kobe Steel, Ltd., has acquired Swedish company Quintus Technologies AB, from private shareholders led by U.S. private equity firm Milestone Partners on April 5, 2017.

Mass production of forged titanium alloy

Kobe Steel, Ltd has recently begun supplying titanium alloy forged material for shafts to IHI Corporation. The forged material certified by IHI is used in a large commercial jet engine manufactured by General Electric (GE).

Kobe Steel vaporisers for LNG receiving terminal

Kobe Steel announces that its intermediate fluid LNG vaporisers (IFVs) will be used in the regasification facility for the Delimara LNG Regasification Terminal under construction in Malta. Kobe Steel will supply two IFVs.

Steel wire rod processing JV in Mexico

Shinsho Corporation and Kobe Steel have agreed to establish a joint venture in Mexico to produce steel wire of cold heading (CH) quality with Metal One Corporation, Osaka Seiko, Mexico’s Grupo Simec and O&k American Corporation in the United States.

Kobe Steel to expand wire rod processing in China

Kobe Steel and the other equity shareholders in Kobe Special Steel Wire Products (Pinghu) agreed to expand the production capacity of their Chinese joint venture that processes special steel wire rod.

Kobe Steel, Angang Steel form joint venture

newsitemKobe Steel and China’s Angang Steel Company, a subsidiary of Anshan Iron & Steel Group Complex, signed a joint venture agreement today in Anshan, Liaoning Province, to establish a joint venture in China to produce and sell advanced cold-rolled high-strength steel sheet for automobiles.

Kobe Steel to set up aluminium company in China

newsitemKobe Steel is planning to establish a company in the Xiqing Economic-Technological Development Area in Tianjin, China to produce aluminium sheet for automotive body panels.

AREVA, Kobe Steel deliver 1st casks for spent Fuku

TransNuclear Ltd., a joint-venture between AREVA and Kobe Steel Ltd., has just delivered to Tokyo Electric Power Co., Ltd (TEPCO) the first three metallic casks for the dry storage of spent fuels stored in the common pool of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Kobe Steel in talks to construct US plant

Kobe Steel Limited is in talks with Cliffs Natural Resources Inc to build a USD 200 million plant in the US. The factory, to be located either in Michigan or elsewhere in the US, is under consideration and details haven't been ironed out as yet.

Kobe Steel makes organizational changes

Kobe Steel will merge Kobe Welding Wire Co Limited into the company effective 1 April 1 2011 and carry out other organizational changes in production. This comes as a result of the decrease in demand for welding products in Japan, Europe and North America and the increase in competition in the Asian market.