Kobe Steel
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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Metals: 11
(Previous rank: N.A.)
Overall score: 5.76

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Kobe Steel stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 10
People management 11
Use of corporate assets 10
Social responsibility 8
Quality of management 12
Financial soundness 15
Long-term investment 12
Quality of products/services 11
Global competitiveness 13
Industry: Metals
Most Admired
1 POSCO 7.21
2 ArcelorMittal 6.96
3 ThyssenKrupp 6.94
4 Alcoa 6.91
5 Nippon Steel 6.69
6 Tata Steel 6.58
7 Baosteel Group 6.38
8 JFE Holdings 6.36
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
9 Aluminum Corp. of China 6.07
10 China Minmetals 5.96
11 Kobe Steel 5.76
12 Wuhan Iron & Steel 5.68
13 Heraeus Holding 5.60
14 Jiangsu Shagang Group 5.38
15 Sinosteel 5.35
16 Hebei Iron & Steel Group 5.23
From the March 21, 2011 issue
†Only companies that score in the top half of their industry survey are listed as Most Admired. The rest are listed as contenders.
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Headquarters
2-10-26 Wakinohama-cho
Chuo-ku
Kobe, Japan 651-8585
www.kobelco.co.jp
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