A Japanese Iron and Steel company, Kobe Steel was founded in Kobe, Japan in September 1905.
In its century long history of existence it has spread its operation globally. Along with steel products it also produces diverse products such as Titanium products, structured material, cranes, a welding material etc. Various segments of its business operation are: Welding, Aluminum and Copper, Machinery, Kobelco construction machinery and cranes etc. It has around 36000 employees worldwide and around 208 subsidiary and 62 affiliate companies.