Metal Products Business Unit

Business Lines

  • Trade of steel products (steel sheets, tubular products, etc.) and non-ferrous metals (aluminum, titanium, etc.)
  • Processing of steel sheets, tubular products, and non-ferrous metals, and other related businesses

Business Overview

The Metal Products Business Unit is involved in the trade of metal products, including steel sheets, tubular products, and other products, as well as non-ferrous metals such as aluminum and titanium. The Business Unit offers unique service features in response to customer needs both domestically and internationally, while building a strong value chain along each product line.
The Metal Products Business Unit provides SCM (Supply Chain Management) services in the steel sheet field, including steel processing and inventory management. Through its domestic and international steel service center network, the Unit offers high-value-added services to automotive and home electronics manufacturers.
In the tubular products business field, the Metal Products Business Unit is involved in a proprietary SCM system called "TIMS*," which includes comprehensive management as well as maintenance and storage, for Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) for oil and gas companies. The Metal Products Business Unit has expanded into a global network as a total services provider.

  • TIMS:Tubular Information Management System

Business of the Metal Products Business Unit


Metal Products
Business Unit
Planning & Coordination Dept., Metal Products Business Unit
Fumihiro Koba
Fumihiro Koba
General Manager
Steel Sheet Products Division
Steel Sheet & Strip Business Dept.
International Steel Sheet Business Dept.
Plate & Construction Products Dept.
Automotive Metal Products and Specialty Tubes Division
Automotive Steel Sheet Products Business Dept.1
Automotive Steel Sheet Products Business Dept.2
Mechanical & Specialty Tubular Products Business Dept.
Specialty Steel, Forging and Casting Business Dept.
Light Metals & Metal Products for Transportation Division
Light Metals & Products Business Dept.
Railway Products, Forging & Casting, Steel Logistics Equipment Business Dept.
Tubular Products Division
OCTG Business Dept.
Energy Equipment & Services Dept.
Line Pipe Business Dept.
   * Automotive Manufacturing Business Division is co-controlled with Transportation & Construction Systems BU

Subsidiaries and Associated Companies