Nippon Light Metal

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Nippon Light Metal Holdings Company, Ltd.
Type Public KK
TYO: 5703
OSE: 5703
  • March 30, 1939 (as Nippon Light Metal Company)
  • October 1, 2012 (as holding company - Nippon Light Metal Holdings)
Headquarters2-2-20 Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Takashi Ishiyama, (CEO and President)
RevenueDecrease2.svg $ 3.954 billion USD (FY 2012) (¥ 371.88 billion JPY) (FY 2012)
Increase2.svg $ 35.67 million USD (FY 2012) (¥ 3.35 billion JPY) (FY 2012) [1]
Number of employees
10,392 (as of March 2013) [2]
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Website Official website

Nippon Light Metal Holdings Company, 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 (one of the predecessors of the Tokyo Electric Power Company) 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:

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