Copper Alloy Wire, Aluminum Wire, Magnet Wire / Enameled Wire, Copper and Copper Alloy Products, Surface-treated Products (Metal Plating), Processing product for Electronic Parts (Lead Frame), Superconducting Cable, Special Metal (Shape Memory Alloys & Super-elastic Alloys)

Results of operations in 2018 (Years ended March 31)

In copper strip and high-performance material business, we improved operating profit margin by optimizing the product mix and captured strong demand with increased production based on productivity improvements. Because of that and increased sales of magnet wire business for automobiles and smartphones, Electronic component materials business results trended well.
In magnet wire business, we will further promote cooperation with the Superior Essex Inc. (US) Group, which we have engaged in for some time, and capture high function magnet wire demand for automobile electrification mainly in European market.

  2016 2017 2018
Net sales
(Billions of yen)
257.0 232.1 285.6
Operating income
(Billions of yen)
2.4 2.7 5.0