Company overview

Showa Metal was founded in 1985 as a metal recycler specializing in super alloys and rare metals. Over the years we have steadily expanded our facilities to include analysis and processing equipment and warehouse storage in order to meet the needs of domestic and overseas markets.

 

 

Company overview

 

Trading name

Showa Metal Co., Ltd.

Location

Head Office
6-26 Higashi-ogishima, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa 210-0869
Phone: +81-44-277-1431

Fax: +81-44-277-1432

 

Sodegaura Yard
15-1 Nakasode, Sodegaura City, Chiba 199-2067
Phone: +81-438-60-1431
Fax: +81-438-60-1430

 

Naoetsu Plant
1706-1 Shimogokanno, Joetsu City, Niigata 942-0255
Phone: +81-25-520-2133

Fax: +81-25-520-2025

 

Osaka Sales Office
5-6-3-302 Nishi-nakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 532-0011
Phone: +81-6-6309-1431

Fax: +81-6-6309-1432

Main business

Import-export, sales, processing and cutting of nickel, cobalt, molybdenum, titanium, tungsten and other rare metals in both bare metal and scrap metal forms

Founded

May 10, 1985

Capital

20 million yen

Shareholder

Hanwa Co., Ltd. Kazuo Ueno
Employees 74 (as at June 30, 2013)
Executives

President and CEO: Ken Yoshioka

Director: Yoshio Yamazaki

Director: Morimichi Iwamura

Main trading banks

Resona Bank Limited, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.,

The Shoko Chukin Bank

 

 

History

May 10, 1985

Showa Metal Sangyo inaugurated (founded as a company)

July 10, 1995

Showa Metal Processing founded

October 16, 2000

Showa Metal Sangyo changes name to Showa Metal

December 2001

Showa Metal Processing granted ISO 9001 certification

November 2002

Showa Metal granted ISO 9001 certification

September 1, 2006

Head office combines with Kawasaki warehouse facility and relocates to Higashi-ogishima

December 1, 2009

Acquisition of Showa Metal Processing Co., Ltd.

April 1, 2010

Business integrated with Hanwa Co., Ltd.