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Nippon Light Metal

Nippon Light Metal Holdings Co., Ltd.
Type Public KK
Traded as TYO: 5703
OSE: 5703
  • March 30, 1939 (as Nippon Light Metal Company)
  • October 1, 2012 (as holding company - Nippon Light Metal Holdings)
Headquarters 2-2-20 Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Key people Takashi Ishiyama, (CEO and President)

Decrease $ 3.954 billion USD (FY 2012)

(¥ 371.88 billion JPY) (FY 2012)
Net income

Increase $ 35.67 million USD (FY 2012)

(¥ 3.35 billion JPY) (FY 2012)[1]
Employees 10,392 (as of March 2013)[2]
  • Nippon Light Metal Company, Ltd.
  • Toyo Aluminium K.K.
  • Nippon Fruehauf Co., Ltd.
  • Nikkeikin Kakoh Kaihatsu Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Nikkei MC Aluminium Co., Ltd.
  • Nikkei Panel System Co., Ltd.
  • Toyo Aluminium Ekco Products Co., Ltd.
  • Tokai Aluminum Foil Co., Ltd.
  • Toyo Aluminum Chiba K.K.
  • Shandong Conglin Fruehauf Automobile Co., Ltd.
  • Toyo Aluminum Chiba K.K.
  • Nikkeikin Aluminium Core Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Riken Light Metal Industrial Co., Ltd.
  • Nikkei Extrusions Co., Ltd.
Website Official website

Nippon Light Metal Holdings Co., Ltd. (日本軽金属ホールディングス株式会社 Nihon Keikinzoku Hōrudingusu Kabushiki Kaisha) is a Japanese multinational public industrial holding company that through its subsidiaries is mainly engaged in the manufacture and sale of aluminum and chemical products. It is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the Nikkei 225.

In 1939 Nippon Light Metal Co. was incorporated jointly by Furukawa Electric and Tokyo Dento (currently TEPCO) to start the aluminum smelting and in 2012 Nippon Light Metal Holdings Co., a pure holding company for the former, was established.[3]

Business segments and products

The Company operates in four business segments:


  1. ^ "Nippon Light Metal Annual Report 2013". Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Nippon Light Metal Factbook 2013". Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Nippon Light Metal History". Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Businesses of Nippon Light Metal Group". Retrieved 10 March 2014. 

External links

  • Official website (English)
  • Nippon Light Metal Company (subsidiary) (English)
  • Toyo Aluminium K.K. (subsidiary) (English)
  • Nikkei Metal Company Ltd. (subsidiary) (Japanese)

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