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Company Profile

Company Name JAPAN NEW METALS CO.,LTD.
Established April, 1963
Capital 500,000,000yen
Activities
  1. To refine tungsten and molybdenum powder.
  2. To manufacture tungsten carbide powder and varions advanced ceramic powders.
  3. To manufacture fine chemical materials.
Stockholders Mitsubishi Materials Corp.
Ryoko Sangyo Corp.
President Yoshikazu Okada
Business establishment HEAD OFFICE & Plant
:ADDRESS1-6-64 Sennari-cho Toyonaka, Osaka
561-0829, Japan
TEL: 06-6333-1171
FAX: 06-6331-5358

AKITA Plant
ADDRESS:3-1-18 Barajima Akita city, Akita
010-0065, Japan
TEL: 018-865-7204
FAX: 018-865-7205

Corporate History

1963 Establishment of the company
Established through joint equity investment by Mitsubishi Metal Mining Company Ltd. [currently Mitsubishi Materials] and the former Awamura Mining Co., Ltd. (paid-in capital of 100 million yen)
1967 Construction of tungsten refining plant
1968 Construction of molybdenum reduction plant
1974 Environment analysis center was established
1979 Special products plant was established
1994 Acquisition of ISO 9002 certification (JQA-0424)
1997 Commencement of operations at the Akita plant
2000 Commencement of operation of the expanded heteropoly acid production facility
2001 Commencement of the Akita plant recycling business
2002 Acquisition of ISO 9001: 2000 certification (JQA-0424)
2004 Acquisition of ISO 14001 certification (JQA-EM3896)
2006 Commencement of operations in the high-purity building
2007 Commencement of operations at the Sanda plant
2009 Commencement of operation of the ion exchange tower facility at the Akita plant
2011 Commencement of operations of the first tungsten building at the Akita plant
2013 Commencement of operations of the second tungsten building at the Akita plant
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