Aichi Steel Chita Plant (Tokai)

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Aichi Steel Chita Plant (Tokai) (also known as Chita Plant; Hagane Company (predecessor); and Toyoda Steel (predecessor)) is a 1495-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant in Chūbu, in Japan. Aichi Steel Chita Plant (Tokai) operates a electric arc furnace (EAF).


The map below shows the exact location of the steel plant in Tokai, in Japan.

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The Aichi Steel Chita plant (Tokai) began operating in 1943 under Aichi Steel.[1]

In 2016, an explosion at the plant damaged the furnace of the No.2 Bar Mill Shop and had to suspend operations temporarily. Luckily, it seems that no employees were injured.[2][3]

Plant Details

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "History". Aichi Steel. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  2. Schmitt, Bertel (2016-01-30). "Exploding Steel Mill Disrupts Toyota". Forbes. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  3. "Toyota may idle plants following explosion". AsiaOne. 2016-02-01. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  4. "Aichi Steel". Aichi Steel. Archived from the original on October 30, 2021. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Company Profile" (PDF). Aichi Steel. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 27, 2022. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Company Profile". Aichi Steel. Archived from the original on January 11, 2022. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
  7. "Production Data" (PDF). 2021-03-01. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Special Steel Catalog" (PDF). Aichi Steel. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  9. "The Toyota Group". Aichi Steel. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Environmental management | Priority Issue 1 | Sustainability". Aichi Steel. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  11. "Company Profile Brochure" (PDF). Aichi Steel. 2019-04-15. Retrieved 2022-03-06.

Other resources

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