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JX Nippon Mining & Metals USA, Inc.

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

We have grown to over 125 employees during our over 30 years of operation in Chandler, AZ.
With the advance of Information and communications technology, we will continue working to achieve stable provision of even higher-quality products.

Since 1990

The History of
JX Nippon Mining & Metals USA

In 1985, Isohara Works of Nippon Mining Co. (Currently JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation), located in Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture was established.  It was designed to serve the electronics material industry.  Since then, the demand for the high purity metals used in the Semiconductor Industry was 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 leader in the production of Sputtering targets worldwide.

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

About Our Group

JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group

JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group conducts global business operations in the area of nonferrous metals, focusing primarily on copper and rare metals. These operations cover the full range from resource development, smelting and refining, to the development and manufacturing of advanced semiconductor materials essential to enabling the IoT and AI era.

Since founding in 1905, the JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group has worked on creating new value, even while responding to various changes in the business environment. We are determined to continue our challenge, contributing to the development of a sustainable economy and society through creation and innovation in the areas of resources and materials.

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Head Office of JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation, Tokyo, Japan