Company outline

Kawasaki Rolling Co., Ltd. has been making efforts in development and mastery of new technology in the “artisan” spirit.

Since its establishment in 1941, Kawasaki Rolling Co., Ltd. has continuously held the major share of copper tape used for power cables, a key part of basic infrastructure in Japan.

In recent years, we have been contributing to society in the field of worldwide electrical machinery, including the IT industry, with advanced technology such as materials that are difficult to machine.

We continue to grow as a machinery manufacturer with a focus on technology innovation and development while carefully retaining the “artisan” spirit of the company’s foundation.

Company outline

Locations Head Office: 6-6-20 Kiba, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Factory No. 1: 6-4-10 Kiba, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Factory No. 2: 6-4-17 Kiba, Koto-ku, Tokyo
TEL 03-3647-3301 / FAX 03-3647-3309
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Established October 1, 1941
Capital stock 45 million yen
No. of employees 72 (61 male, 11 female)
Annual transaction value 3 billion yen
Representative President & CEO: Takeshi Kawasaki
Business content [Rolling products] Copper tape/strip: Electrical components for power cable shielding
[Machining products] All special metals: Targets for sputtering (used for liquid crystal/photomask, hard disks)
Related companies Kawasaki General Operations, Inc.
Kamagaya Country Club


1941 Founded as a specialist manufacturer of copper tape/strip and lead tape, etc. for power cables
1947 Established as Kawasaki Rolling Co., Ltd.
1959 Introduced 12-stage rolling mill made in West Germany
1963 Constructed Factory No. 2
1966 Kawasaki General Operations, Inc. founded to establish manufacture and sales system
1968 Introduced totally automatic 6-stage rolling mills
1978 Commenced grinding of magnetic materials
1981 Commenced cutting of sputtering target materials
1982 Introduced continuous annealing kiln and slitter to establish a new manufacturing method for copper tape
1988 Updated electrical equipment for automatic 6-stage rolling mills
1990 Expanded continuous annealing kiln and slitter
1991 Updated electrical equipment for 12-stage rolling mill
1994 Restructured new manufacturing line for copper tape/strip
1995 Introduced large-scale target processing machine
2004 Introduced extra-large target processing machine
2005 Acquired ISO9001 certification
2010 Acquired ISO14001 certification

Main clients (our company’s main customers)

Status of Acquisition of ISO Certification

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