Kobe Steel owns the MIDREX® Process which utilizes natural gas to make direct reduced iron. As the world’s leading direct reduction process, it is used in over 70 plants worldwide.
High-purity granular iron "Iron Nugget" is produced by utilizing low grade iron ore and non-coking coal. This process enables low investment and reduced environmental burden.
KOBELCO-Pelletizing System (KPS) can produce superior quality pellets at low running cost because of application of rotary kiln with flexible fuel sources.