Message from the President
HANEDA KOSAN CO., LTD.
Haneda Kosan Co., Ltd. originated in the business started by our first president in 1946. The business was incorporated in 1962. Through dealing in iron and steel products, semi-finished products and materials, as well as processing steel, for many years, Haneda Kosan has established business relationships with companies in industries including the iron, steel and railway industries.
In 1973, Haneda Kosan started exporting. Through exporting Japan's high-quality iron and steel products, semi-finished products and recycled products to developing Asian countries and other countries, Haneda Kosan has been serving the strong iron and steel needs around the world.
Haneda Kosan's strength lies in our people. Our small groups of expert highly-trained employees have experience in their respective duties, including dismantling, recycling and international trade. Our motto is "Exceeding customer expectations, we work hard to increase customer value."
Haneda Kosan's history has seen Japan's postwar reconstruction, rapid economic growth, the bubble and its bursting, economic globalization, Asian growth and increased awareness of recycling and reuse. Throughout our history, we continue to seek better products and services for our customers, working hard to address the economic and social changes in Japan and abroad.
Today, we are facing major changes again including big data, AI, self-driving and other innovative technologies and resources as well as energy. In this new era, we at Haneda Kosan are determined to discover work that only we can perform and create added value.
Your continued assistance and patronage are appreciated.
|Name of the Company||HANEDA KOSAN CO., LTD.|
|Head Office||4-8, Higashiyukigaya 2-Chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 145-0065 Japan|
|Date of Establishment||Oct. 24, 1962|
|Amount of Capital||JPY10,000,000.|
|1946||Kihachiro Igarashi, who became our first president, started Haneda Metal.|
|1962||Incorporated as Haneda Kosan Co., Ltd.|
|1966||Yoshitake Igarashi was appointed president|
|1973||Started exporting NSC & NKK steel semi-products and materials to South Korea and Taiwan|
|1979||Started importing prime thick plates from Dongkuk Steel (South Korea)|
|1981||Started importing prime H-Beams from Inchon Steel (South Korea) as the company's sole agent in Japan|
|1985||Started importing prime sheet piles from Kangwon Industries Ltd. (South Korea) as the company's sole agent in Japan|
|1987||Started importing prime H-beams from Thyssen (West Germany), Peine-Salzgitter (West Germany), Arbed (Luxembourg), Norsk (Norway), Aristrain (Spain), Huta Katovice (Poland) and others|
|1988||Started importing steel semi-products and products from iron manufacturing complexes in the Soviet Union, as well as intermediately trading with southeast Asia|
|1998||Became a direct dealer of POSCO (Korea) for steel scrap and achieved annual sales of approximately 100,000 MT of scrap in 1998|
|2002||Exported approximately 240,000 MT of steel products, semi-products and steel scrap from Japanese mills (NSC, NKK, Kawasaki Steel, Sumitomo Metal, Kobe Steel and others) to China, Korea, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Bangladesh and other countries|
|2003||Started dealing in scrap from Far East Russia|
|2013||Yoshitake Igarashi was appointed the chairman and Yoshimasa Igarashi the president|