360 Score: 2.73
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KOBE STEEL LIMITED in Aerospace Materials

  • Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
  • 1905
  • $10BN to $50BN
2.73
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Company Overview
Kobe steel company supplies titanium, stainless steel, aluminum, and forgings and castings to many end-use industries such as aerospace, automotive & transportation, construction & mining, and electrical & communications.
USP

Kobe Steel Inc. produces and markets aerospace-grade metals and alloys such as steel products, titanium, steel castings & forgings, and aluminum. Kobe Steel Inc. supplies titanium forgings which are used in producing the main landing gear of Airbus A350 XWB. This supply deal strengthens the company’s position as a prominent supplier to the leading aircraft manufacturer. It has moderate industry coverage owing to the metal and alloys product offering.

KOBE STEEL LIMITED Popular Comparisons
Evaluated against 46 key buying criteria
Strengths
  • Strength of company across the market/product value chain
  • Depth of product offering
  • Width of product portfolio (in terms of applications)
  • Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings
  • Customized solutions for applications/industries
  • Breadth of Applications Served
  • New product development/innovation
  • Patents approved (commercialized)
  • Patents in lightweight materials
  • Percentage of patents on: Production technology, End products, Product form
  • Focus on new age composite materials
  • Frequency of commercializing new products / Time to market new products
  • No. of  new product development/innovation centers
  • Focus on Product Innovation
  • Patent Landscape
Weaknesses
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#1 Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings / Strength of company across the market/product value chain
#2 Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings / Depth of product offering
#3 Breadth of Applications Served / Width of product portfolio (in terms of applications)
#4 Breadth of Applications Served / Customized solutions for applications/industries