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Nippon Steel



The leading company contributing to society through the Steel making business. Japan’s first 

modern steel making company established in Kitakyushu in 1901.  Now, becoming the best

steel maker with World-leading capabilities. 


Product and application

Steel sheet for automobile, bar, and gear connecting rod

Tinplate for juice cans and food cans, wire rod and cold forged parts

Spiral pipes for steel slit dam

Rails for JR train and new bullet train

Electrical steel sheets for potential transformer

Stainless steel plates for beer tanks


What to learn

・Process up to completion of products

・History of Japan’s Industrial modernization

・Japanese quality control system


Where to visit 

・Blast Furnace

   Melted Pig iron with 1,500 degree celsius is produced from the iron ore 

・Hot rolling mill plant

   1 to 25 mm thickness plate is produced from 250 mm thick plate

The Exhibition hall,

introduce the Steel making


Tobata No. 4 Blast Furnace,

where more than 12,000ton

iron is produced a day

Hot Strip Mill where 1 to 2.5

mm thin plates is produced

from 250mm thick plates



 General information  

Address 1-1 Tobihata, Tobata, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access 20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station
Days of visit Weekdays except Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays
Fee No visiting fee is required
Booking Can be made by Japan KYUSHU Tourist

 - Study tour in Kitakyushu, Study tours to Kyushu