History

SUMIKIN BUSSAN
Apr.
1941
Four wholesalers designated by Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (now NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION) were merged to establish Igeta Steel Pipe Sales Co., Ltd.
Mar.
1944
Company name was changed to Igeta Steel Pipes Co., Ltd.
Oct.
1962
Company name was changed to Sumikin Bussan Kaisha, Ltd. and the company was merged with Yamamoto Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Nov.
1967
The company was merged with Masutani & Co., Ltd.
Apr.
1993
The company was merged with Itoman Corporation. Stocks of the company were registered as OTC supervised issues of the Japan Securities Dealers Association.
Dec.
1994
Registration of stocks was changed from OTC supervised issues to OTC listed issues of the Japan Securities Dealers Association.
Dec.
1996
The company was listed on the First Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Dec.
2006
The company was listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Nittetsu Shoji Co., Ltd.
Aug.
1977
Nittetsu Shoji Co., Ltd. established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Steel Corporation. (now NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION)
Nov.
1977
Nittetsu Shoji absorbs Osaka Kozai Co., Ltd. and Irimaru Sangyo Co., Ltd.
Dec.
1990
The company was listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Oct.
1991
The company was listed on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Dec.
2003
The company applied to delist from the Osaka Securities Exchange.(Voluntarily delisted in Feb.2004)
Apr.
2010
The company was listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Two companies
were merged.

Oct. 1, 2013 Merged to form
NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN BUSSAN CORPORATION

Name changed

NIPPON STEEL TRADING

Apr.1, 2019 Trade name changed to NIPPON STEEL TRADING CORPORATION