Yoshihisa Kitano President and CEO

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

Global: JFE Around the World

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

JFE Steel manufactures steel products by leveraging its world-leading production and technology-development capabilities. JFE Engineering leverages advanced technologies to provide high-quality engineering products and services that benefit people and companies alike. JFE Shoji manages trading for the JFE Group by developing new markets and creating added value. Each of these companies is engaged in diverse businesses 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 combine high-value products and services backed by world-class technologies. JFE solutions help societies achieve sustainable growth, conserve resources and protect the environment.

Challenge: Becoming an Excellent Company

JFE aims to become a truly excellent company by maximizing its comprehensive capabilities, led as ever by its corporate values of “Challenging Spirit, Flexibility and Sincerity.” and its corporate vision of “contributing to society with the world's most innovative technology.”

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

Yoshihisa Kitano