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Our History

One century back in 1912, Nippon Kokan Kaisha (NKK) successfully pierced round billets to make pipes and started Japan’s first seamless pipe production. That was the start of NKK Corporation. As for UOE/SAW pipes, NKK was again a pioneer to start production in Yokohama in 1960. With this challenging spirit and innovative technologies, JFE Steel, which was established as a merger of NKK and Kawasaki in 2003, have been deeply and enthusiastically involved with supplying various steels for energy industry.
Fully utilizing our strength as a global top 10 integrated steel manufacturer together with customer-oriented approach, JFE’s world first attempt to commercialize innovative products for energy industry includes

in 1984, 13Cr OCTG by Mannesmann-mandrel rolling mill for U.S.A.
in 1990, X80 UOE line pipe for Canada
in 2002, X100 UOE line pipe for Canada
in 2003, High deformability UOE line pipe for Russia
in 2004, UHP®15Cr OCTG for U.S.A.
in 2011, HFW/ERW line pipe without heat-treatment for reeling application in the North Sea
in 2014, X80 22” x 1” HFW/ERW conductor pipe for U.S.A
in 2014, UHP®17Cr OCTG for Brazil

JFE have continuously been committed ourselves to serving our valued customers in energy sector, who are now challenged by harsher and more critical conditions, with our Steel Solution for Energy.

Our Vision

  • <JFE Group Corporate Vision>
    Contributing to society with the world's most innovative technology
  • <Energy Business Visionn>
    Providing reliable steel solution for energy industry challenging harsher environments

Our Strengths

  • Dedicated Sales Department for Energy
    -Energy Industry Steel Products Export Department
  • Wide Variety of Products
    -Support Energy from Upstream to Downstream
  • Excellent Quality with Unique Technologies
    HIPER®, Mighty Seam®, 13-17CR OCTG, Premium Joints
  • Cost Leadership
    -Efficient & Effective Mill Locations
    -40 Year Pipe Making Experience

One Stop Shop for Energy

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2 Integrated Steel Works & 3 Pipe Mills

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