TOKYO, December 17, 2021 — UBE MACHINERY CORPORATION, Ltd., the core company of the UBE Group’s machinery business, announced today that an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held today has decided to change the company’s Japanese trade name (Ube Kosan Kikai Kabushiki Kaisha) as follows.
UBE Mashinari Kabushiki Kaisha
(The name of the company in English, UBE MACHINERY CORPORATION, Ltd., will remain unchanged.)
Note: “UBE” is pronounced by saying each letter, as in U, B, E.
April 1, 2022
The roots of UBE MACHINERY lie in Ube Industries, Ltd., which started operations in 1914 as Ube Shinkawa Machinery Works and was later established as a company in 1942. UBE MACHINERY started its operation as a worksite of Ube Industries. UBE MACHINERY has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ube Industries since it was spun off in 1999.
In April 2022, Ube Industries will change its trade name to UBE Corporation. UBE MACHINERY has also decided to change its Japanese trade name, capping it with “UBE” in order to reaffirm its position as a member of the new UBE Group.
|Name||UBE MACHINERY CORPORATION, Ltd.|
|Location||1980, Okinoyama, Kogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture|
|Representative||Hironori Miyauchi, President|
|Manufacturing, sales, servicing, and maintenance of die casting machines, extrusion presses, injection molding machines, kilns, chemical equipment, vertical mills, storage and transportation systems, water screening equipment, bridges, floodgates, steel structures and other industrial machinery|
|Capital||6.7 billion yen|