NIPPON STEEL CORP
Nippon Steel Corp. engages in the production and development of steel materials. Its products include steel, flat-rolled plates, pipes, tubes, pig iron, and other titanium and aluminum products. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Steelmaking and Steel Fabrication, Engineering and Construction, Urban Development, Chemicals, New Materials, and System Solutions. The Steelmaking and Steel Fabrication segment include pig iron, secondary steel products, specialty steel, pipe and tubes, steel sections and flat-rolled products. The Engineering and Construction comprise of iron and steelmaking plants, industrial machinery and equipment, industrial furnaces, energy facilities and plants, chemical plants, and other various energy-related solutions. The Urban Development segment involves real estate and condominium development. The Chemicals segment entail pitch coke, pitch, naphthalene, phthalic anhydride, carbon black, liquid crystal display, and other various chemical products. The New Material segments consist of rolled metallic foils, semiconductor bonding wire and microballs, carbon-fiber composite products, polysilicon for solar cells, fine ceramic products metal catalyst carriers for cleaning automotive emissions. The System Solutions segment contains computer systems engineering and consulting services. The company was founded on March 31, 1970 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.