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Company Profile

Company name Tokyo Boeki Materials Ltd.
Head Office 28F KYOBASHI EDOGRAND, 2-2-1 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0031, Japan
TEL: +81-3-6841-8100 / FAX: +81-3-6841-8106
Established October 1, 2006
Capital 400 million Yen
Main Financing Banks MUFG Bank, Ltd., Head Office
Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Kabutocho Branch
Shareholder Tokyo Boeki Holdings Corporation.(100%)

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Company History

1947 Tokyo Boeki Shokai, a predecessor of Tokyo Boeki Holdings Corporation established.
1953 Successful inauguration of the first barter trade with China and using the newly formulated TOMAS Way, made us the forerunner of post-war Sino-Japanese trade.
1954 Made the basis of steel related business and entered steel trading through becoming the appointed export agent of Yawata Steel (now Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp.).
1956 Appointed as an export agent by Fuji Steel (now Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp.).
1959 Achieved large sales of hot rolled coils to John Lysaght, a subsidiary of B.H.P., Australia; opened representative offices in Moscow, USSR (now Russia); opened offices in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, New York, U.S., and Beijing, China over the 1959-65 period for full-scale international trading operations.
1962 Achieved large sales of steel products to EEC (now EU).
1966 Acquired sole Japanese distributorship for manganese ore from B.H.P., Australia; established close relationship with Australian market.
1974 Established Qatar Steel Co., the first full-scale steel plant in the Middle East, through a joint venture; overseas production and multinational trading initiated.
1980 Agreement with B.H.P., Australia to import Gregory coal on long-term basis finalized.
1983 Invested in Quintette Coal, Canada to diversify overseas coal sources.
1995 Founded Jinan Ludong Refractory Co., Ltd., a joint venture company, in Jinan, Shandong Province, China, for the manufacture and sale of refractory raw materials. Started to supply its products to the Japanese steel industries and contributed to the cost reduction.
Established a new branch in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.
1996 Founded Shangyu Dongshun Refractory Co., Ltd., a joint venture company, in Shangyu, Zhejiang Province, China, for reinforcement of the refractory raw material business.
1999 Invested in Cook Resources Mining in Australia and promoted demand for slightly non-caking coal.
2001 Founded TOMAS Trading (Shanghai) Corp. (now Tokyo Boeki (China) Ltd.).
2002 Founded TOMAS (Tianjin) International Trade Co., Ltd. (now Tokyo Boeki (Beijing) Ltd.).
Established a new branch in Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
2003 Kawasaki Refractories Co., Ltd. (now renamed Shinagawa Refractories Co., Ltd.) made an equity participation in Jinan Lu Dong Refractory Co., Ltd., China, to significantly beef up the manufacture and sale of refractory raw materials.
2004 Established a new branch in Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
2005 Founded Tokyo Boeki (Beijing) Co., Ltd., a local corporation with 100% investment by Tokyo Boeki, in China for integration of the steel-making refractory business. This allows independent business operations in the Chinese market and an expansion in the sale of refractories and other business.
2006 Established the “TB-G New 3-year Business Plan.”
Founded Tokyo Boeki Steel & Materials Ltd. and Tokyo Boeki Machinery Ltd. by spinning off to accelerate the move to “Tokyo Boeki Associated Management.”
2007 Greeted the 60th anniversary of Tokyo Boeki Group.
Established new branches in Kashima (Ibaraki), Chiba (Chiba) and Keihin (Kanagawa), Japan.
2008 Launched a new representative office in Hanoi, Vietnam.
2009 To enhance our business basis in China and keep up with rapid growth in the big market, renamed our major subsidiary in China from Tomas Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. To Tokyo Boeki (China) Co., Ltd.
Invested in 150-Billion-Yen Coal Complex Project in Shanxi, China.
Equity participation in Beijing Borui Tomas Motor Sales & Service Co., Ltd., in China.
Established a new branch in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
2010 Launched a new representative office in Jakarta, Indonesia.
2011 Launched new representative offices in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Kolkata, India.
2013 Tokyo Boeki Ltd. changed its name to Tokyo Boeki Holdings Corporation and increased its capital to 3 billion yen. Established a new branch in Kyushu, Japan(now Kyushu Sales Office).
2014 Tokyo Boeki Holdings Corporation increased its capital to 5 billion yen.
2017 Tokyo Boeki Steel & Materials Ltd. changed its name to “Tokyo Boeki Materials Ltd.” and our head office moved to Kyobashi from Hachobori.
Greeted the 70th anniversary of Tokyo Boeki Group.

Composition of Tokyo Boeki Group Associated Management

About our “Tokyo Boeki Group Associated Management”

This is a group management system similar to a solar system, tailored to the needs of customers by specialized strength of each company and synergetic combined strength of the group company while making the overall group more competitive and increase its presence. Each business division and group company develops individually but shares common management principles, values and aspirations.
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