Hitachi Metals, Ltd. manufacture and sell specialty steel products, functional components and equipment, magnetic materials and applications/power electronics materials, wires and cables, and related products in Japan, North America, Asia, Europe, and internationally. The company's Specialty Steel Products segment offers molds and tool steels, rolls for steel mills, injection molding machine parts, structural ceramic products, and steel-frame joints for construction; automobile-related materials, razor and blade materials, precision cast components, and aircraft- and energy-related materials; and display-related materials, semiconductor and other package materials, and battery-related materials. Its Functional Components and Equipment segment provides HNM ductile cast iron products, cast iron products for transportation equipment, heat-resistant exhaust casting components, and Aluminum components; and piping and infrastructure components. The company's Magnetic Materials and Applications/Power Electronics Materials segment offers rare-earth magnets, ferrite magnets, and other magnets and applied products; and amorphous metals, nanocrystalline magnetic materials, soft ferrite, and applied products, as well as ceramic components. Its Wires, Cables, and Related Products segment provides industrial cables, electronic wires, electric equipment materials, cable assemblies, and industrial rubber products; and automotive electronic components and brake hoses. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Hitachi Metals, Ltd. is a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd.