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JX Metals USA, Inc.

JX Metals USA, Inc. is a 100% owned subsidiary of JX Metals Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. We support both North America and Europe with sputtering targets, used for semiconductor, flat panel, magnetic and optical thin film products, as well as high-purity metals and compound semiconductor wafers.

We have grown to over 125 employees during our 30 years of operation in Chandler, AZ. With the advancement of information and communications technologies, we will continue to provide a steady and stable supply stream of high-quality products.

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Sputtering target for semiconductors
Compound semiconductor wafers

Since 1990

The History of JX Metals USA

In 1985, Isohara Works of Nippon Mining Co., Ltd. (currently JX Metals Corporation), located in Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture was established. It was designed to create products used in the electronics material industry. Since then, the demand for high purity metals used to create semiconductors has been on the rise.

To meet this growing demand, a manufacturing plant was opened in Chandler, AZ in 1990. It was designed to serve the semiconductor industry in the U.S. and Europe. Today, JX Nippon Mining & Metals USA,Inc. is the industry-leading producer of sputtering targets worldwide.

  • July 1990                  established as NIMTEC, Inc.
  • April 2001                 changed the name to Nikko Materials USA, Inc.
  • July 2008                 changed the name to Nikko Metals USA, Inc.
  • July 2011                   changed the name to JX Nippon Mining & Metals USA, Inc.
  • September 2023    changed the name to JX Metals USA, Inc.

About Our Group

JX Metals Group

JX Metals Group conducts global business operations in the non-ferrous metals market, focusing primarily on copper and rare metals. Our operations cover a wide range of services, from resource development, smelting and refining, to the development and manufacturing of advanced semiconductor materials essential to enabling the IoT and AI eras.

Since its founding in 1905, the JX Metals Group has worked on creating new and innovate ideas and products that fit the needs of the ever-changing business landscape. We are determined to continue challenging ourselves to contribute to the development of a sustainable economy and society through creation and innovation in the resource and materials market.

Head Office of JX Metals Corporation, Tokyo, Japan