Nikko Works has been producing aluminum since 1933, making it Furukawa-Sky's oldest plant.
Operating as an integrated aluminum rolling plant with casting, hot-rolling and cold-rolling facilities, making materials for closures and memory disk substrates. The Nikko Plant has the lowest output of any such aluminum plant in the world, but manufactures top-end products.
|Manufacturing item||Aluminum sheet products|
|Site area||135,903 m2|
|Number of employees||255|
Kiyotaki Sakuragaokamachi 1, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1443, Japan
TEL: 81-288-54-0567 FAX: 81-288-53-3329
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The Nikko Plant has eight of the state-of-the-art slitters available, capable of handling a variety of stock, including thick plate and wide sheets.
The machines are fitted with various scratch detection devices and video cameras, quality management systems designed to prevent defects.
Melting furnace line
The seven melting and seven retention furnaces that are currently in operation are capable of casting some 100 different types of alloy each month.
Hot strip mill
This mill is capable of producing 1,650 mm strips. The mill employs sophisticated technology, allowing it to roll strips up to four layers thick.
Testing and analysis
State-of-the-art testing and analysis equipment is employed to ensure that product parameters match order specifications.