History

1998
Jan. Hankook Core started steel processing center operations in Tijuana.
Dec. Kawasho Corporation acquired and changed its name to
"Kawasho Steel (USA), Inc." and "Kawasho Steel de Mexico, S.A. de C.V."
<Equipment> 1 big slitting line, 1 small slitting line,
1 small leveler shear line, 6 stamping lines and 2 annealing furnace lines.
2004
Jun. Acquired the certification for ISO9001-2000
Nov. Company name changed to "JFE Shoji Steel America, Inc"
and "JFE Shoji Steel de Mexico, S.A. de C.V."
2007
Aug. Started big sheet processing business such as PCM
2009
Dec. Started mitre cut core business
2010
Jun. ISO9001-2008 Revision
Dec. Started strip rectangle cut core business
Started motor lamination core business
2011
Jul. Started toroidal core business
2012
Mar. Acquired the certification for TS16949-2009
May Acquired the certification for ISO14001-2004
Sep. Site expanded by 14,162㎡/152,439sqft. (total 36,264㎡/390,341sqft.)
Started wound core business
2013
May Started “E” shape core assembly business
2014
May Established "r. bourgeois JFE Shoji Magnetic Lamination, Inc.",
joint venture company with French partner, "r. borugeois S.A."
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