Established in 1875 the Shinagawa Refractories Company is Japan's oldest and most respected refractory supplier. It has modern well equipped manufacturing facilities in Japan including state-of-the-art equipment and the latest CIM (computer integrated manufacturing) systems. Shinagawa Japan has long been respected worldwide for its technological innovation and state-of-the-art research and development facilities covering all aspects of refractory usage from product formulation through to final application in industrial plant and equipment. This innovation and know how is now available to Australian industry through Shinagawa.
In October 2009, Shinagawa Refractories Co., Ltd. and JFE Refractories Corporation merged, and started as a new company. As a supplier producing a full range of products, JFE Refractories, like Shinagawa Refractories, had consistently contributed to the technical progress of the steel making industry and the society in which it operated from its foundation in 1938. The new company combines a firm business foundation, superior competitive strength of the top-class quality and technologies of both companies.