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Daido Kogyo Co., Ltd. (DKK) plays a key role in bringing manufacturers and market needs together in the fields of specialty steel products, raw materials and machinery products, in both the Japanese and global markets.

Daido Kogyo Co., Ltd. (DKK), established in 1946, is a trading house that belongs to the world’s unique integrated steel manufacturing group. As a core trading firm for Daido Steel Co., Ltd. and its Group companies, DKK has consistently and diligently honed its expertise, playing a pioneering role in the Japanese and global markets.
As a “global trading firm specialized in specialty steel,” DKK will continue to strive to upgrade its functions further, aiming to achieve sustained growth.

DKK Daido Kogyo Co., Ltd. President Hitoshi Horie

Hitoshi Horie
Daido Kogyo Co., Ltd.

 Corporate Principles  Quality Management
 Environment Management  Compliance
Corporate Principles
(Created on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary on March 1, 1996)
Corporate Principles

1. We continue to pursue business activities that customers truly appreciate.
2. We work hard to strengthen our capabilities and expand horizons as human beings in the course of carrying out our tasks.
3. We treasure person-to-person links and strive to increase our contribution to society.
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Quality Management
ISO9001:2000 certifications were obtained in July 2001 by all 11 domestic business locations: Headquarters and Branches: Nagoya, Tokyo, Osaka
Regional Offices: Hamamatsu, Fukuoka
Satellite Offices: Shibukawa, Chita, Hoshizaki, Tsukiji
Quality Management

1. Quality principle
The Company continues to work hard to enhance its value as an intermediary that stands between customers and suppliers in its delivery of information and services, and its supply of competitive products.


Quality targets
(1) Continued efforts for the improvement of customer satisfaction
(2) Development of new products
(3) Challenges to the business growth and the development of human resources
(4) Creation of a solid and stable revenue base

April 1, 2018
Hitoshi Horie, President
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Environmental Management
ISO14001:1996 certifications were obtained in December 2003 by the following locations:
Headquarters and Branches: Nagoya, Tokyo, Osaka
Regional Offices: Hamamatsu, Fukuoka
Satellite Offices: Shibukawa, Chita, Hoshizaki, Tsukiji
Environmental Principles

1. Basic Philosophy
In line with the corporate principles that call for added contribution to society, we strive to undertake initiatives that proactively seek environmental preservation, and to achieve sustainable development leading to the creation of an environment-conscious society.


Action Guidelines

(1) An environment management system (EMS) based on the Environmental Principles will be created and put into operation. Review will be conducted as needed for improvements on an ongoing basis.
(2) The environmental laws and other requirements accepted by Daido Kogyo will be enforced, while actions to prevent pollution and contamination will be carried out.
(3) Energy and resource conservation, recycling and reductions in wastes will be emphasized based on increased awareness that resources and energy are of limited supply.
(4) As a trading company that opens the door to the future, increased efforts will be made to deliver environmentally friendly products and services when conducting business.
(5) Complaints and requests from parties in conjunction with environmental issues will be dealt with in good faith.

July 1, 2014
Hitoshi Horie, President
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1. Regarding compliance
Daido Kogyo believes that compliance has to be placed in the core of corporate activity.
Each and every officer and employee of DKK complies with laws and executes business activities with a strong sense of ethics.


Details of compliance
(1)Discrimination and sexual harassment are prohibited.
(2)Compliance with the Antimonopoly Law and the Subcontracting Law is enforced.
(3)Unfair competition and misleading representation are prohibited.
(4)Compliance with sector-specific laws that affect business activities is enforced.
(5)Compliance with regulations governing insider trading is enforced.
(6)Appropriate export/import procedures and control over security trade are taken.
(7)No infringement of intellectual property rights is made.
(8)Bribes and excessive gifts/entertainment are prohibited.
(9)Payoffs to antisocial forces are prohibited.
(10)Environmental preservation is given priority.
(11)Proper control over confidential information is ensured.
(12)Proper use of information systems is ensured.
(13)Actions involving conflicts of interest are prohibited and a clear distinction between business and private matters is made.
(14)Compliance with internal regulations is enforced.
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