Iron and Steel industry forms the backbone of the other industries like construction, manufacturing, transportation, automobile etc. Hence this sector is one of the most prominent sections in the world. Here is a list of the top 10 Iron and Steel companies in the world in 2014 basis their sales figures.
10. Kobe Steel
Founded in 1905 and headquartered in Kobe, Japan; Kobe Steel, Ltd. engages in the manufacture, production, and sale of iron and steel. Its location in a major city port was useful for importing and exporting iron ore and coal. The Iron and Steel Business segment provides steel wire rods and bars, steel sheets, steel billets, steel castings and forgings, titanium and titanium alloys, foundry pig iron, slag products, stainless steel tube, construction materials, and other specialty steel products. Other business segments consist of wholesale power supply, machinery, construction machinery, real estate, and electronic materials and other businesses.