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Metal One Corporation

January 2003 Mitsubishi Corporation and Nissho Iwai Corporation (now Sojitz Corporation) merge their steel products business divisions to form Metal One Corporation.

Otofuji Corporation

February 1954 Otofuji Shokai is founded with ¥500,000 in capitalization.
December 1978 A business partnership with Nihon Benkan Kogyo is formed, and capital participation is obtained.
May 1982 Capital participation is obtained from Mitsubishi to strengthen trading company capabilities.
January 1991 The company’s name is changed to Otofuji Corporation.
November 2002 Mitsubishi acquires all outstanding Otofuji shares and becomes Otofuji’s sole shareholder.
January 2003 Mitsubishi and Nissho Iwai (now Sojitz) merge their steel products business divisions to form Metal One, which becomes Otofuji’s sole shareholder.
November 2007 Otofuji acquires the trading division of Nikken Sangyo Co., Ltd.

Metal One Pipe & Tubular Products Inc.

April 2011 Otofuji is integrated with Metal One’s tubular products operations to form Metal One Pipe & Tubular Products Inc.
January 2013 The company purchases Dia Packaging Materials Co., Ltd.’s tubular products procurement and sales business.