kobi steel and toyota tsusho

Kobe Steel and Toyota Tsusho Evaluating Collaborative Venture

The venture would involve the manufacturing and distribution of aluminum sheet for automotive body panels and automotive heat exchangers in the U.S.

Toyota Tsusho Corporation, a trading arm of the Toyota Group and Kobe Steel Ltd.  plan to complete their evaluations and a venture agreement by the end of September 2014, with the goal of a production start of 2017.

Find out more about this collaborative venture on American Machinist.  American Machinist is an IndustryWeek companion site on Penton’s Manufacturing & Supply Chain Group.

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