|Traded as||TYO: 5406
|Founded||September 1, 1905|
|Headquarters||Chuo-ku, Kobe, Japan|
|Key people||Hiroshi Sato
(President and CEO)
|Revenue||¥ 1,858.5 billion JPY (FY 2010)|
|Employees||33,772 (as of March 31, 2011)|
Kobe Steel, Ltd. (株式会社神戸製鋼所 Kabushiki-gaisha Kōbe Seikō-sho ), operating worldwide under the brand Kobelco, is a major Japanese steel manufacturer headquartered in Chuo-ku, Kobe. Kobe Steel also has a stake in Osaka Titanium Technologies.
It was formed on September 1, 1905. Its location in a major city port was useful for importing and exporting iron ore and coal.
Kobe Steel is the owner of the rugby team Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers.
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