Kobe Steel announced on 27th the firm completed to increase output capacity in manufacturing base of aluminum forging parts for automobile suspension in the United States, and started high-volume production with new equipments. Output capability in the US base increased by 50% to monthly 420000 suspensions from 280000. Kobe Steel developed monthly 1 million output system at total of Japan, the United States and China.
Japan Steel Scrap Composite Prices (Sangyo Press)02/21/2018
|35300YEN (-)||38300YEN (-)|
|325.23US$ (-2.23)||352.87US$ (-2.42)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)