Environment & CSR

Environment & CSR

With Our Customers & Suppliers

Efforts to improve customer satisfaction

Toho Titanium Group places the highest priority for providing products and services which have excellent quality to meet our customers’ confidence.
We continue efforts to increase our customer satisfaction by recognizing their needs timely and properly for the improvement our products and process continuously.

Environment and Quality Policy

Our goal is both to reduce our environmental load and provide high quality products and services.
Therefore, we strive to create environment as community- and global-friendly by pursuing continuous technological innovations.
In addition, we will consistently provide products and services that meet the expectations of supply chains.

To realize our environment and quality policy, we will maintain our environment and quality management systems as a part of our business process, and will improve them continuously.

Efforts to quality control

We have acquired ISO 9001 certification, international standard of quality control systems. We continue efforts to produce high quality and reliable products by world-class product quality management systems.
Especially regarding sponge titanium and titanium ingots, we have acquired JIS Q 9100 certification which is one of the international standards of quality management systems.

ISO 9001 certification, the international standard for quality management systems

In 1996, our catalyst department acquired ISO 9002 certification, and in 1998, all departments including the titanium business acquired ISO 9002 certification.
Now we acquired ISO 9001 certification as shown below.

ISO 9001: 2008

Locations :

  • Head Office and Chigasaki Plant
  • Hitachi Plant
  • Yahata Plant
  • Wakamatsu Plant
  • Kurobe Plant

The Quality Management System is applicable to:

Design, development and manufacture of titanium tetrachloride, titanium sponge, high purity titanium, titanium and titanium alloy ingot, high purity titanium dioxide, titanium suboxide(TiOx), catalysts for propylene polymerization, ultra-fine nickel powder, magnesium chloride, titanium trichloride aqueous solutions and titanium tetrachloride aqueous solution and toll melting service.


Certificate No
YKA 4004419
Original Approval
July 12, 2009
Expiry Date
September 14, 2018
Issued by
Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited
YKA 4004419

Quality management systems for aerospace industries

In 2003, we acquired JIS Q 9100 certification which is a quality management system standard for the aerospace industry regarding titanium sponge and we expanded the scope of certification to titanium ingots in 2010. We will continue to strengthen our quality management system.

JIS Q 9100: 2009(ISO 9001: 2008, JIS Q 9001: 2008)

Locations :

  • Head Office and Plant
  • Yahata Plant
  • Wakamatsu Plant

The Quality Management System is applicable to:

Design, development and manufacture of titanium sponge and titanium ingot.


Certificate No.
YKA 4004419/A
Original Approval
July 12, 2009
Expiry Date
September 14, 2018
Issued by
Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited
YKA 4004419/A

With our Suppliers

Basic Policy of Procurement

Procurement Guidance

  • Transparency: We conduct our procurement in an open and transparent way.
  • Fairness: We select our suppliers based on fair evaluation.
  • Compliance: Our business activities not only abide by the relevant laws, but also respect spirit of the laws.
  • Environmental Preservation: We place emphasis on environmental preservation and promote "green purchasing" proactively.
  • Mutual Trust: We build trustworthy relationships with our suppliers through fair business transaction as equal partners.
  • Ethics: We maintain appropriate relationships with our suppliers based on rigid ethics.
  • We shall not have any relationships with anti-social forces and implement healthy procurements.
  • We shall not conduct our procurement by abusing of dominant bargaining position.

Procurement Principle

  • Fair Competition Opportunities
    We offer our potential suppliers fair competition opportunities and respond to their procurement application sincerely.
  • Fair Evaluation
    We select our suppliers fairly by considering several aspects of their business performance such as quality, price, time of delivery, and so on.
  • Confidentiality
    We will rigidly manage the information from our suppliers though the procurement process and maintain it confidentially.
  • Disclosure of reasons of selections
    We expressly provide the facts and reasons of denial for our supplier depending on their requests.

Green Purchasing

As one of the efforts of environment preservation, we promote green purchasing proactively.
Though the activities, we try to reduce environmental burdens connected to our manufacturing processes.

Green Procurement
Guidelinespdf

Conflict minerals

Toho Titanium Group will not implement material procurement which contributes illegal activities or human rights violation of the conflict districts.

With our Regional Community

  • With our Regional Community

Toho Titanium Group efforts to promote regional activation and support next generations of our community.

  • With our Regional Community
  • With our Regional Community

We take part in environmental or scientific technology events for elementary school or junior high school students held by local governments and support some of the local events.