Message from CEO



Message from the CEO

Since the creation of JFE through the merger of NKK Corporation and Kawasaki Steel Corporation in 2002, we have developed our business through innovation, expanding the potential of materials - mainly in the field of steel.

Global Activities: JFE Around the World

JFE comprises three main pillars—JFE Steel Corporation, JFE Engineering Corporation and JFE Shoji Trade Corporation.

JFE Steel manufactures steel products by leveraging its world-leading production and technology-development capabilities. JFE Engineering offers high-quality engineering products and services based on highly advanced technologies that benefit people and companies alike. JFE Shoji Trade takes charge of trading activities for the JFE Group by developing new markets and creating added value. Each of these companies is engaged in a variety of business fields around the world.

In addition to these operating companies, Japan Marine United Corporation is an equity-method affiliate company that builds ships that incorporate advanced energy-saving technologies.

These and all other JFE companies employ diverse workforces. People are encouraged to realize their full potential regardless of nationality or gender.

Solutions: Incorporating High Added Value

JFE provides customers with solutions that incorporate products and services with high added value backed by world-class technologies. JFE solutions help societies achieve sustainable growth, conserve resources and protect the environment.

Challenge: Becoming One of the World’s Leading Companies

JFE pursues excellence by combining its strengths to create opportunities, guided by its corporate vision of “contributing to society with the world's most innovative technology” and its corporate values of “Challenging Spirit, Flexibility and Sincerity.”

Everyone at JFE is committed to working as one, and to building ever-stronger relationships with customers, communities and all other stakeholders.

President and CEO
Eiji Hayashida