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Year Event
1914 Established as UBE SHINKAWA IRON WORKS as unlimited partnership
1942 Merged with UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD. and started as UBE MACHINERY WORKS which was the machinery division of UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
1967 Install 30t electric arc-furnace and expand into large size of steel casting product
1975 Install 60t electric arc-furnace and continuous casting facilities and started to manufacture steel billet for steel bar etc. Capacity of steel casting product increased accordingly
1980 Install No.2 continuous casting facilities and increased billet production capacity to 40,000 ton/month. Install 10t & 20t low frequency furnace to manufacture high-quality cast iron product
1986 Install 60t refinery furnace to manufacture high-quality billet
1989 Established UBE STEEL CO., LTD.
2002 Acquired ISO9001 Certificate
2005 Acquired ISO14001 Certificate
2007 Acquired OHSAS18001 Certificate
2010 Certified as “Environmental Friendly Factory” by authority of Yamaguchi prefecture in Japan
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