Kobe Steel is a diversified corporation with businesses in three core areas, the Kobe Steel Group offers even more. The three core areas consist of the materials businesses such as steel, aluminum, copper and welding; machinery businesses such as industrial machinery, construction machinery and engineering; and the electric power business.
Founded in 1905, Kobe Steel has capitalized on the synergy across business segments in numerous fields. Through our businesses we support industry, society and everyday life.
We are the world’s only company supplying both steel and aluminum. Providing these materials with joining and other application technologies, we are working to contribute to weight savings in automobiles.