JFE Group History
NKK and Kawasaki Steel jointly established JFE Holdings, a wholly owning parent company through share transfer.
Listed our common stock on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the Osaka Securities Exchange and the Nagoya Stock Exchange First Section (the shares of both companies were delisted)
Approved to conclude the split agreement of both companies
Reorganized both companies into JFE Steel, JFE Engineering, JFE Urban Development and JFE R&D through company split
Kawasaki Microelectronics, Inc. was implemented as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.
JFE Steel established the joint venture company, Guangzhou JFE Steel Sheet Co., Ltd. (currently Equity-method affiliate) to manufacture and sell hot-dip galvanized steel sheet Guangzhou Iron and Steel Enterprises Holdings Ltd., in China (In April 2012, changed the joint venture partner to Guangzhou Steel Sheets Co., Ltd.)
Acquired Universal Shipbuilding Corporation as a subsidiary through acquisition of shares owned by Hitachi Zosen Corporation and JFE Engineering
Transferred the research functions of JFE R&D, which related to engineering, to JFE Engineering, and also integrated JFE R&D into JFE Steel
JFE Steel merged with JFE Urban Development and succeed to the business of utlising the real property holding.
Guangzhou JFE Steel Sheet Co., Ltd (GJSS), a joint venture, began operating a cold rolling mill.
Transferred all shares issued by Kawasaki Microelectronics to MegaChips Corporation.
Made JFE Shoji a wholly owned subsidiary through share exchange
Established Japan Marine United Corporation (currently Equity-method affiliate) through the business integration with IHI Marine United Inc. with Universal Shipbuilding Corporation as a surviving company
'September 27,2002Established JFE Holdings
April 1, 2003Operating companies established
- JFE Steel CorporationJFE Shoji Trade Corporation
- JFE Engineering CorporationUniversal Shipbuilding
- JFE Urban Development Corporation
- Kawasaki Microelectronics, Inc
- JFE R&D Corporation
January 1, 2013
- JFE Steel Corporation
- JFE Engineering Corporation
- JFE Shoji Trade Corporation
- Equity-method affiliateJapan Marine United Corporation