As part of our commitment, we will strongly strive to develop our co-creation business in the engineering field of value chains of Non-Ferrous Metals. We are also continuing to dedicate ourselves to meeting the needs of our customers through our distribution network of Iron and Steel Raw Materials across the globe.
Additionally, the market environment has been rapidly changing in recent years. We always challenge ourselves to create new business models based on the knowledge we have accumulated as a strong trading company in the manufacturing industry. We emphasize the "Three Realities Principles (San-Gen Shugi)" including "Real Place (Genchi)" – going to the real location, "Real Situation (Genbutsu)" – understanding what is really happening in actual places and "Reality (Genjitsu)" – basing decisions on reality.
We have set the corporate vision "Challenge 2020" which indicates the goal toward the year 2020. We are intensively promoting Extensive Human Resources Development and Innovation (business creations) based on a Strengthened Management Foundation.
We will continue contributing to the development of the metal industry with our continuous effort to accomplish cutting-edge business models that are beyond ordinary medium to long-term. We will continue providing added value for our customers along with our every day mission as a solutions partner.
We strive to become an essential partner to fulfill the expectations of all our customers. We sincerely appreciate your support and guidance and look forward to serving you with our best efforts for many years to come.