Company Profile

Representative Eiji Hashimoto
Representative Director and President
Established October 1, 2012
Employees 105,796
(As of March 31, 2019)
Head Office 2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8071, Japan
Manufacturing Facilities, Branches and Subsidiaries Osaka Steel Works (Konohana-ku, Osaka City/Main plants for railway products)
Domestic: 14 manufacturing bases
Global expansion: Expand offices and manufacturing bases in 18 countries worldwide (As of March 31, 2019)
CapitalJPY 419.5 billion *
Total AssetsJPY 8,495.2 billion *
Net AssetsJPY 3,607.4 billion *
Net SalesJPY 6,178 billion *
Operating IncomeJPY 265.1 billion *


Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, which was founded through merger of Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal, changed its trade name in April 2019 and made a new start as Nippon Steel Corporation.

We aim to become the world's No. 1 steelmaker with the world's best technology and manufacturing capabilities that contribute to society through our steel business. Both of the former companies were founded in 1901 and have made great e­orts to contribute to global market. For Railway products, we have been manufacturing them since our foundation, and we are supporting the high-speed transportation generation with consistent improvement of our technology.

Products and Services

High-speed railway wheels need to withstand train speeds of more than 300 km/h, and subway and urban train railway wheels face increasingly severe use conditions attributable to higher acceleration and braking performances of trains. NSC produces railway wheels employing world's highest level cleanliness steel and advanced hot-forming, processing and inspection technologies. These wheels with long record of actual results has acquired high reliability from railway companies overseas.

Wheel and Axle with gear unit
Wheel for urban train
Wheel and Forged Steel Brake Disc for Shinkansen