- Sep. 1960
Established a new company Nippon Hardfacing Co., Ltd. under a business plan initiated by Yawata Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (current Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation) and Yawata Welding Electrode Co., Ltd.（current Nippon Steel & Sumikin Welding Co., Ltd.）with a view to launching a steel hardfacing business. (Capital 5 million yen: Kitakyusyu-city, Fukuoka Pref.)
- Sep. 1961
Tobata Works (Kitakyushu-City, Fukuoka Pref.) started operation.
Relocated head office to Tokyo.
Nagoya Works (Tokai-City, Nagoya Pref.) started operation.
- Sep. 1971
Oita Works(Oita-City, Oita Pref.) started operation.
- Sep. 1972
Kimitsu Works (Kimitsu-City, Chiba Pref.) started operation.
Capital increased to 100 million yen.
Changed the company name to “Nippon Steel Hardfacing Co., Ltd.”
- Aug. 1981
Started thermal spraying business at Nagoya Works.
Capital increased to 200 million yen
Thermal spraying business started at Tobata Works.
- Apr. 1991
Capital increased to 410 million yen.
Licensing of thermal spraying technologies to a local thermal spraying operator in North America.
(Inaugural year of Nippon Steel’s CGL business in North America.)
- Jul. 1992
Thermal spraying business started at Kimitsu Works.
- Jul. 1997
Licensing of thermal spraying technologies to a local operator in Brazil. (Inaugural year of Nippon Steel’s CGL business in South America. )
Following the establishment of Nippon Steel & Sumikin Steel Corporation, changed the company name to “NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN HARDFACING Co., Ltd.”
- Nov. 2012
Established “NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN HARDFACING Co., Ltd. (Thailand)” .
Changed the company name to “NIPPON STEEL HARDFACING CORPORATION”
“NIPPON STEEL HARDFACING (THAILAND)Co., Ltd. ” .