NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, formerly NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION, is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the steel manufacturing business. The Company has four business segments. The Steel Manufacturing segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of steel bars, steel plates, steel pipes, special steels, steel secondary products and other steel products. The Engineering segment is engaged in the production and sale of industrial equipment and steel structures, the contract of construction work, the processing and recycling of waste, as well as the provision of electricity, gas and heat. The Chemical and Materials segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of coal chemical products, petrochemical products, electronic materials, carbon fibers, composites and other products. The System Solution segment is engaged in the provision of computer system related engineering consulting services and outsourcing services.