Company Overview

Pacific Steel MFG. is a specialized manufacturer of steel forgings. Our main piece of manufacturing equipment is our 8,000-ton high-speed free forging press. We are an industry-leading manufacturer that manufactures steel forgings in various shapes to the specifications and standards required by our customers using various kinds of steel from common steel to high alloy steel and in varying sizes from small products of several kilograms to big products weighing as much as 50 tons.

Company Profile

Company name Pacific Steel MFG. Co., Ltd.
Locations Headquarters/Factory1-93 Shimoshinnisso-machi, Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture Tokyo OfficeMarunouchi Eiraku Bldg., 1-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Company representative Yuzuru Watanabe, President
Contact Headquarters/FactoryTel: 076-432-4175 Tokyo OfficeTel: 03-4243-1260
Foundation April 1938
Capital 700 million yen
Number of employees 261 (241 male and 20 female; as of January 1, 2015)
Main products Power generation-related components, mill rolls for section steel hot rolling (NT Rolls), suction rolls for paper making, calender rolls, marine engine components, and other steel forgings for all kinds of industrial machinery components
Main customers and suppliers Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. JFE Steel Corporation Elliott Group Toshiba Corporation Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Shin Nippon Machinery Co., Ltd. Nucor-Yamato Steel Company Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Employee facilities at Pacific Steel MFG. Co., Ltd. include the following:
Company dormitory 3-storey building, 20 rooms
Employees’ Club A facility for employees and guests (10-minute walk from the factory)

History

1938April The Company is established by Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. for the purpose of manufacturing steel forgings and special alloy iron.
1949December In accordance with the Enterprise Reorganization Act, the Company splits from Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. and changes its name to Nisso Steel MFG. Toyama Factory.
1963April The Company develops NT Rolls putting high-carbon cast iron material through a special treatment.
1966March Production of iron sand pig and other materials is discontinued, and the Company becomes a factory specialized in steel forgings.
1966May The Company is granted rights for the regular manufacture and sale of NT Rolls by Yawata Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (now Nippon Steel Corporation).
1969June The Company obtains a Japanese patent for NT Rolls (Japanese Patent No. 546590).
1970January The Company merges with Pacific Nickel Corporation and changes its name to Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. Toyama Factory.
1971August New 3,600-ton forging press shop is opened.
1974May New 40-ton ladle refining furnace is installed.
1982January New 20-ton ESR furnace is installed.
1982July The Company becomes TÜV certified factory.
1984July The Company splits from Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. and changes its name to Pacific Steel MFG. Toyama Works.
1990September Capacity of 3,600-ton press is increased to 4,300 tons.
1994April New 40-ton ladle refining furnace is installed.
1999November ISO-9002 certification is obtained for carbon steel, alloy steel and stainless steel forgings.
2003November ISO-9001 certification is upgraded to 2000 edition.
2008June New 50-ton VOD equipment is installed.
2010July Fourth machining shop is opened.
2011January New 8,000-ton forging press shop is opened.
2011October The Company obtains ISO-14001 certification.