Message from CEO

Be the best in the world in each business segment with our own differentiated technology and world-leading cost competitiveness. - Kenji Yamada CEO Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd. Be the best in the world in each business segment with our own differentiated technology and world-leading cost competitiveness. - Kenji Yamada CEO Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd.

NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN MATERIALS CO., LTD. is responsible for the NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION Group’s new material business. We provide original materials and components that are essential for the leading-edge technology fields, based on the materials expertise together with technologies for the design, analysis, and evaluation of diverse structures, developed and accumulated in the steelmaking industry.

Our corporate philosophy is “Innovate the World with Advanced Materials”. We focus on materials and components for the following three domains, that is, the semiconductor and electronics materials, infrastructure materials, and environment and energy-related materials. Grasping the view of customers’ needs through close and trustworthy communication, we will expand our business globally and propose material solutions that cover a broad range of sectors, and thereby contribute to the progress of our society.

We hold out our target of “Be the best in the world in each business segment with our own differentiated technology and world-leading cost competitiveness”. We draw our ideal and aspiring self-portrait for the entire company as well as each business segment, and aim for the realization of them.

To achieve the target, we commit ourselves to the following three standards of conduct.

  1. Contribute the customer’s own new value creation: we conduct in-depth communication with customers, excavate their real needs, and contribute to the new value creation.
  2. Promote the business development globally: in order to meet the global demand, we expand production and sales, and improve the level of customer service and cost competitiveness in seven overseas countries, such as Malaysia, Philippines, China, Indonesia, India, Thailand, and the United States of America.
  3. Designate the domestic production bases as mother factories: at domestic production bases, we work on the development of next original products, radical improvement of productivity and cost reduction, and launch the results to the overseas sites.

I believe that through the challenge towards ambitious dream, we will be able to discover new businesses and encounter new customers, with results of new aspects that we may have overlooked, and our constituent individuals and whole organization will grow further and thus be able to expand our dream even bigger.

Each and every member of the NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN MATERIALS will strive consistently to achieve further corporate growth.

I sincerely hope that you will extend your continuous support and cooperation to us.