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Nippon Steel to Integrate & Reorganize Steelworks

Steel News - Published on Tue, 05 Nov 2019

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Nippon Steel Corporation has promoted integration and reorganization of some steelworks and adoption of measures for collaboration among steelworks in order to enhance competitiveness. The company has now decided to make these changes spanning all steelworks as a part of an organizational and operational review. The restructuring will ensure advances in manufacturing capabilities and enhanced autonomy and efficiency of manufacturing workplaces.

Major details are as follows

1. The Kashima Works, Kimitsu Works, Kamaishi Works of the Bar & Wire Rod Unit, and Naoetsu Works of the Titanium Unit will be integrated and reorganized as the East Japan Works.

2. The Wakayama Works, Amagasaki Works of the Pipe & Tube Unit, and Osaka Steel Works of the Railway, Automotive & Machinery Parts Unit will be integrated and reorganized as the Kansai Works.

3. The Hirohata Works will be integrated with the Kure Works, Sakai Works, Toyo Works, and Osaka Works of Nippon Steel Nisshin Co Ltd, scheduled to be merged with Nippon Steel in April 2020, and reorganized as the Setouchi Works.

4. The Yawata Works, Oita Works, and Hikari Titanium Production Division of the Titanium Unit will be integrated and reorganized as the Kyushu Works.

5. The Muroran Works of the Bar & Wire Rod Unit will be renamed to the Muroran Works.

The above five steelworks and the Nagoya Works will comprise Nippon Steel’s organization of six steelworks.

Time of implementation: April 1, 2020.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Tue, 05 Nov 2019
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