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Kobe Department

We play a key role in the production lines of major steelmakers.

  Kobe Unit  

Kobe Unit has approximately 500 specialists engaged in contracted operations of the production lines in Kobe Works of Kobe Steel.  Our main tasks are as follows:

- Inspecting, grinding and finishing semi-finished and finished steel products
- Operating cranes and other equipment throughout the contracted production lines
- Selling materials for finished products
- Performing maintenance of our own facilities in the works


Principal equipment
Billet grinder (2)
Wire rod binder (5)
Automated marking machine (2)
Round bar flaw detector (4)


Shinzaike Plant produces metallic labels for steel products, text plates for industrial machinery, signs for facilities and stickers for construction equipment. We are highly regarded throughout the industry with quality for specialty metallic labels.

Shinzaike Plant

Main sales items;
Metal labels…for wire rods and bars made of steel, stainless or aluminum
Identification plates…etching and carving of metal or plastic plates
Stickers…Printing and cutting of PET or vinyl chloride film

Principal equipment
Torque pack press (6)
Ector printer (2)
Shear cutting machine (2)
Offset printer (1)


SHIMABUN Corporation Headquarters; 4-2-7 Iwayanakamachi, Nada-ku, Kobe-city, Hyogo 657-0845, Japan
Telephone: +81(0)78-871-5181 Facsimile: +81(0)78-802-9524

Sales Division Shimabun Kakogawa Building 4F, 1884-1 Ikeda, Onoe-cho, Kakogawa-city, Hyogo 675-0023, Japan
Telephone: +81(0)79-423-0392 Facsimile: +81(0)79-423-8380