Oji Steel Gunma Factory

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Oji Steel Gunma Factory is an electric steel plant in Ota City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.[1]


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Plant Details

  • Private/State ownership: private[1]
  • Parent company: Nippon Steel Corporation, Metal One Co., Ltd., ITOCHU METALS Co., Ltd., Okaya Koki Co., Ltd., Hanwa Kogyo Co., Ltd., Mitsui Steel Co., Ltd., ITOCHU Marubeni Steel Co., Ltd., Marubeni Co., Ltd. Securities Japan Co., Ltd., Nittetsu Bussan Co., Ltd., Mizuho Bank, Ltd.[1]
  • Owner: Oji Steel Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Alternative plant names: Gunma Factory, Oji Iron & Steel
  • Other language plant name: 王子製鉄株式会社 (Japanese)
  • Location: Yubinbango 370-0313 Ota City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 36.292822, 139.307270 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[1]
  • Start year: 1956 (age 64–65)[2]
  • Production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 480 (EAF)[1]
  • Steel product category: flat[1]
  • Steel products: flats, square[1]
  • Steel sector end users: civil engineering, construction, automotive, industrial machinery, agriculture, shipbuilding[1]
  • Steelmaking process: electric[1]
  • Primary steel production equipment: 80-tonne electric arc furnace (EAF)[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 Company, Oji Steel, Retrieved on: Jul. 1, 2020
  2. Oji Steel Co., Ltd., Kompass, Retrieved on: Jul. 1, 2020

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