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)02/15/2019
|30300YEN (-)||35200YEN (-)|
|271.9US$ (1.32)||315.87US$ (1.53)|
* Average of electric furnaces steel maker's purchasing price in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya (per ton)