President's message

Yano Metals hopes to play a supportive roll for craftsmanship and manufacturing by "supporting industrial development and environmental preservation" as in our corporative philosophy.
We would also wish to be closely connected to society by promoting eco-friendly metal recycling.
To ensure our clients engaged in manufacturing to provide the market with an ever-growing number of superior industrial products, we stand ready to provide assistance in recycling, manufacturing and securing raw materials.
In terms of sales, we have been securing raw materials with quiality- and price-competitive through our supply chain in which we have taken effort to build a solid network with excellent suppliers domestically and abroad.
For production, we have been improving our analysis skills and processing technologies by installing functional facilities which expand our internal process capabilities.
Even in ever changing societies, all of our commitment remains to make Yano Metlals match to the society in any generation.
Your support and cooperation would be much appreciated.

Yano Metals Co., Ltd. President and Representative Director
Kazuyoshi Yano
Kazuyoshi Yano


Management Philosophy

  • Our corporate philosophy consists of "Supporting industrial development and environmental conservation." By promoting business activities that address the immediate demands of affiliated industries, our company's employees contribute to society, allowing Yano Metals to meet the expectations and trust of our employees, shareholders, clients and local communities.

Company Profile・History

Company Profile

Company name Yano Metals Co., Ltd.
Head Office 89-1, Shinpukuji, Mihara-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka, 587-0013, Japan
TEL: +81-72-362-6666 FAX: +81-72-362-7904
Tokyo Office Sepia Bldg. 10F, 1-19-11, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0043, Japan
TEL: +81-3-5784-4040 FAX: +81-3-5784-4042
Fukuoka Office 3-10-169, Kazuruoka, Koga-shi, Fukuoka, 811-3104, Japan
TEL: +81-92-944-3555 FAX: +81-92-944-3555
Capital JPY 40 million
Established March 1, 1973
Representative director Kazuyoshi Yano
Business Trading of minor metal products and raw materials
Recycling of minor metal scraps
Materials handled Tungsten, Molybdenum, Titanium, Cobalt, Chromium, Nickel, Germanium, Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium, Gallium, Indium, Zirconium, and Rhenium.
ISO certification ISO 9001: 2015 Qualitative Certification
ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Certification
[Scope of certifications: Head Office, Tokyo Office, Head Office Factory, I.T. Factory, II Factory, Ⅲ Factory]
Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Affiliated organizations Japan Cutting & Wear-resistant Tool Association
Japan Tungsten & Molybdenum Industries Association
Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center
Number of employees 48

Head Office


Tokyo Office



March 1973 Yano Metals Co., Ltd. was founded
October 1992 Joined Japan Cemented Carbide Tool Manufacturers’ Association (Japan Cutting & Wear-resistant Tool Association)
October 1997 Tokyo Office was opened
April 1999 Shanghai New Yano Trading Co., Ltd. was established
December 2003 Acquired ISO 9001:2000 Qualitative Certification
January 2004 Amagasaki Factory began operation
August 2004 Matsubara Factory began operation
April 2007 Joined Japan Tungsten & Molybdenum Industries Association
December 2007 Acquired ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Certification
February 2008 I.T. Factory began operation
January 2009 Yano Metals (Thailand) Co., Ltd. was established
February 2013 II Factory began operation
January 2019 III Factory began operation

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies


    2903, Zhaofeng, Garden, No.969 Changining Rd., Shanghai, China
    TEL: +86-21-6212-1710  FAX: +86-21-6212-1712

    Representative Yan ZhongMing
    Established April 1999
    Business Exporting minor metal products and raw materials Importing and selling carbide, high-speed steel tools and related products

    We work to strengthen the bonds between Yano Metals and both Chinese and Japanese firms in China by effectively developing our business in one of the world's largest markets and main factory bases.


    2 Jasmine Building, 24th Floor, Soi Prasarnmitr(Sukhumvit23), Sukhumvit Road, North Klongtoey, Wattana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
    TEL: +66-2-612-7385  FAX: +66-2-612-7399

    Representative Law Sieh Ho
    Established January 2009
    Business Importing and selling minor metal products and raw materials Recycling of minor metal scraps

    We serve as an antenna-enterprise for Yano Metals in and around the ASEAN area. From our base in Bangkok, we support manufacturers who have entered the South-East Asian market in their recycling operations and procurement of raw materials.

  • JLCO Co., Ltd.(Partner Company)

    JLCO Co., Ltd.
    Rm.2320, Officia Building, 92, Saemunan-ro, Jongro-gu, Seoul 03186 Korea
    TEL:+82-2-766-7559  FAX: +82-2-736-7559

    Representative Jun Lee