Merged a Fe-Si-Mg Plant in Katsuyama city and started OTG Katsuyama Plant producing Fe-Si and Fe-Si-Mg alloy integratedly.
Established a joint-ventured Fe-Si plant in Brazil, named as "INONIBRAS" - Inoculantes e Ferrolifas Nipo-Brasileiros S/A, Piropora.
Increased capital to 100,000,000 yen.
Removed Head Office to Umeda Kita-ku, Osaka city.
Concluded Sole Agency Agreement with RTZ Iron & Titanium (QIT), Canada for Sale of their foundry use Pig Iron to be supplied from their subsidiary in Republic of South Africa, Richards Bay Iron & Titanium Pty., Ltd, for the market in Japan.
Built Osaka Factory organizing sizing and packing lines.
Increased capital to 250,000,000 yen.
Acquired 100% ownership of INONIBRAS S/A, Brazil.
Started operation of No.3 electric furnace (20,000KVA) at INONIBRAS.
Increased capital to 300,000,000 yen
Established a joint-ventured ferroalloy plant in China, named as Nanjing Ninban Special Alloy Co.,LTD, Nanjing.
Removed Head Office to Nakajima Nisiyodogawa-ku, Osaka city.
Approved "ISO9002", INONIBRAS.
Established a joint-ventured Magnesium alloy plant in China, named as Nanjing Yunhai Magnesium Co.,LTD, Nanjing.
Increased product ability in Brazil to 150%.
Build gas atomized highly clean metal Plant in Katsuyama and started producing.
Relocated the head office to current location, Meiji Yasuda-Life Osaka Umeda Bldg.
Established by Kenzo Miyawaki in the capital 5,000,000 yen, located in Amagasaki City.
Approved "ISO9001", Katsuyama Factory
Approved "ISO14001", Katsuyama Factory
Started producing Cored Wire at Katsuyama Factory.
Established Takajima Factory in Katsuyama, Fukui.