Tag: Sumitomo Metal Industries

Sumitomo receives first order for H-SA700

Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (Sumitomo Metals) has received the world’s first order for its innovative ultra-high tensile strength steel, H-SA700. The order comes from Obayashi Corporation (Obayashi) for construction of a Techno Station

Sumitomo Metals to acquire Standard Steel

Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (Sumitomo Metals) and Sumitomo Corporation will acquire Steel Wheel Acquisition Corporation (SWAC), the parent company of Standard Steel, Inc. (Standard Steel) located in the US.  

Tata Steel is the likely Indian partner

Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Industries will likely proceed with Tata Steel as their partner in the Indian market, after their proposed merger, due to the fact that they are the bigger brand in the global arena.

Sumitomo reduces summertime hours

Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (Sumitomo Metals) has introduced summertime working hours at its head offices in Tokyo and Osaka beginning 1 June 2011, as a method to limit electricity consumption. From 1 June 2011 until 30 September 2011, the business day will start and end one hour earlier. In Osaka, this means that employees will work from 8:00-16:30 as opposed to 9:00-17:30.

Sumitomo receives steering bogies order

Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (Sumitomo Metals) and Sumitomo Corporation have received an order from Tokyo Metro Co. Ltd. for 240 bogies (120 rail cars). The bogies will equip the steering devices jointly developed by Sumitomo Metals and Tokyo Metro.

Sumitomo Metals invests in SSWL

Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (Sumitomo Metals) will invest in Steel Strips Wheels Limited (SSWL), the biggest manufacturer of automotive steel wheels in India.

Sumitomo receives Gold Awards

Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (Sumitomo Metals) received two gold awards from Panasonic Corporation for its ECO-VC (Value Creation) Initiative.

Sumitomo Metals to expand crankshaft output

Sumitomo Metal Industries will expand its forged crankshaft output by around 50% YoY in 2010 from 2009 at its plants in Japan, China, USA and India.

Sumitomo develops temperature measuring technology

Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd has developed temperature measuring technology for the cooling banks of the hot strip process as well as high precision control technology based on the use of the former technology.

Sumitomo completes expansion

Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. has completed expansion work to add production capacity for high-end seamless pipes,