Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal to Expand High Functionality Materials Gravity in Thick Plate Business

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal aims to expand high functionality materials gravity in thick plate business, on mainly energy field, that demand is expected to increase, including LNG tank, wind electricity, marine structure and line pipe. The firm combines with the enhancement of earnings structure by up of high functionality materials gravity with the object of increasing added value. And Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal tries to make new demand advancing collaborative development with users.