The history of JFE Engineering Corporation began when it inherited the steelmaking technoltogy and shipbuilding technology that had been long accumulated by NKK and Kawasaki Steel Corporation. Having become one over the course of a century, these two technologies produce resources, develop urban areas, and protect the environment. As a force to form foundations for people’s lives, JFE Engineering makes possible the construction of foundations for more affluent living and industry.
|Nippon Kokan(NKK)||Kawasaki Steel|
|1912||Nippon Kokan Ltd. was founded.|
|1916||Yokohama Dockyard was founded and renamed Asano Dockyard in the same year.|
|1936||Asano Dockyard was renamed Tsurumi Iron Works Dockyard.|
|1940||Nippon Kokan and Tsurumi Iron Works Dockyard were merged.|
|1944||Shimizu Shipyard began operation.||1950||Kawasaki Steel Corporation was founded.|
|1962||The new steel structure factory of Shimizu Shipyard was constructed.|
|1969||Tsu Shipyard began operation.|
|1970||The triple-division system of steel, heavy industry, and shipbuilding was launched.||1973||Kawasaki Steel Engineering Center began operation.|
|1988||The name Nippon Kokan was unified as NKK.|
|1989||Heavy industry and shipbuilding divisions were integrated into the general engineering division.|
|2001||The steelmaking plant businesses of Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd., and NKK were integrated to found JP Steel Plantech Co.|
|2002||The shipbuilding businesses of Hitachi Zosen Corporation and NKK were integrated to found Universal Shipbuilding Corporation.|
|2002||The managements of NKK and Kawasaki Steel Corporation were integrated to found a holding company, JFE Holdings, Inc.|
|2003||JFE Engineering Corporation began operation.|
Establishment of Urban Energy Corporation, electricity retailer, as a subsidiary.
Establishment of J&M Steel Solutions, a joint venture company of JFE and Myanmar's Ministry of Construction.
Merger of Isomura Hosui Kiko Co.,Ltd. and JFE Engineering waterworks plant business.
Establishment of Engineering Center in India.
Acquisition of 100% of shares of Standardkessel Power Systems GmbH.
|2018||Food recycling business began operation as first cooperation with JR East Group.|
The recycling businesses of JFE and TEPCO were integrated to found J&T Recycling Corporation.
Acquisition of all shares of AnyTech Inc., that owns a water quality judgment AI called “DeepLiquid”.
|2020||Acquisition of 100% of shares of Mitsui E&S Plant Engineering Inc., that was renamed JFE Project One Co., Ltd.|