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Kobe Steel Plans New Annealing Line

04 Apr 2018 - Japan’s Kobe Steel Ltd. said it will expand its capacity to make ultrahigh-strength steel through the equivalent of a US$470.5 million investment at its Kakogawa Works, the steelmaker announced Wednesday. 

Kobe Steel Executive Tapped for CEO Role

12 Mar 2018 - Kobe Steel has named a company veteran to its helm following the resignation of chief executive Hiroya Kawasaki, who is stepping down as a result of the quality control scandal that has shaken the Japanese steelmaker.

Quality Control Problems Prompt Kobe Steel CEO, Other Executives to Resign

06 Mar 2018 - Kobe Steel chairman and chief executive Hiroya Kawasaki said he’ll resign at month’s end because of the quality control scandal that affected more than 600 customers. 

Report: Kobe Steel Chairman to Step Aside

05 Mar 2018 - Kobe Steel chairman and chief executive Hiroya Kawasaki reportedly is preparing to resign his post over the quality control problems that have shaken the company and left customers scrambling to verify safety of their products, reports the Nikkei Asian Review. 

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