The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. was founded by the Japanese government in 1907 as a joint venture among two British firms (W.G. Armstrong and Vickers) and one Japanese company with a focus on production of military equipment until the end of World War II.
After World War II, JSW transferred our technologies to meet peacetime needs and branched out into new business electronics, shipbuilding and petrochemicals. Our focus has We have fields such as materials and equipment for automobiles, concentrated over the last three decades on proprietary specialty steels and steel products, plastics and other industrial machinery and military equipment. JSW’s HQ is located in Tokyo, Japan, with 4 plants and approximately 20 offices worldwide.
JSW established a local business office in 1969 to cover European business and enhance aftersales service. The office had mainly handled the steel products and plastics machinery.
To focus the plastics machinery business in Europe market, and to bring our Customers and JSW close to each other, we opened the extrusion technical center in Belgium in 2010.
We had carried out various trial using lab extruder with our Customers.
In 2012, the office became a local subsidiary “Japan Steel Works Europe GmbH” to focus further enhancement of our service to European market.
In 2017, we relocated our extrusion technical center into Dusseldorf, Germany to achieve more special trial such as reactive processing and devolatilization, and improve accessibility of Customers.
With new facility, we can provide the technical solution for your challenging such as the creating a new possibility of plastics products and improving the existing capability together with you.