Nikko Works (Tochigi)

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Overview

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.

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Manufacturing item Aluminum sheet products
Site area 135,903 m2
Founded 1933
Number of employees 255

Address

Kiyotaki Sakuragaokamachi 1, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1443, Japan
TEL: 81-288-54-0567   FAX: 81-288-53-3329

Access

By train or taxi
  • 15 minutes by taxi from Nikko Station on the JR Nikko Line
  • 15 minutes by taxi from Tobu Nikko Station on the Tobu Railway Line
By car
  • From the Utsunomiya Interchange of the Tohoku Expressway, take the Nikko Utsunomiya Route to its terminus at the Kiyotaki Interchange. The plant is nearby.

Main Facilities

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Slitter

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.

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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.

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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.

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Testing and analysis

State-of-the-art testing and analysis equipment is employed to ensure that product parameters match order specifications.