AMAG Group concludes sales cooperation with Marubeni Corporation of Japan

by David Fleschen

At July 8, 2019 an agreement for the cooperation in commercialisation of AMAG rolled products in the global automotive industry was signed in Tokyo.

The contract partners AMAG, Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc. and Marubeni Corporation have agreed to bundle up the common strengths for the time being in the Japanese market. The quality of the AMAG flat rolled products combined with the market presence and local distribution and service centre structure of the Japanese contracting partner Marubeni brings numerous advantages for the customers in the Japanese automobile industry concerning quality and delivery performance.

The arrangement also intends an expansion of the cooperation on the important markets USA, China, Mexico, India, Thailand, South Korea und Europe.

"The Japanese automobile industry stands for innovation, quality and the highest reliability, all of which values also AMAG characterises. In this sense, we are especially pleased to continue developing our business in Asia together with our partners. As a part owner of the Canadian smelter Alouette, we already have a long-term partnership with Marubeni“, according to Gerald Mayer, CEO of AMAG Austria Metall AG.

Statement of Marubeni: “By utilizing its global processing and logistic functions among its related group companies, Marubeni will contribute to the reduction of vehicle weight and promote sustainable aluminium by enlarging the marketing of AMAG products in the automotive industry.”   

Source and Photo: AMAG

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