TANIOBIS: Traditional augmentation of new facility in Map Ta Phut plant in Thailand


TANIOBIS GmbH, a subsidiary of JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation, is investing a total of 28 million euros in its plant in Map Ta Phut in Thailand. TANIOBIS broke new ground during a traditional Thai inauguration ceremony. The new plant will expand production capacity for tantalum powder.

In accordance with traditional Thai culture, the ground-breaking ceremony was conducted by nine Buddhist monks and a Brahmin priest. “With the new plant in Map Ta Phut, TANIOBIS aims to increase its production capacity to become the world’s largest tantalum powder production facility,” says Mr. Kazuhiko Iida, CEO of TANIOBIS GmbH. The facilities are expected to be commissioned gradually around 2025.

As a subsidiary of JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group, TANIOBIS will continue to ensure the stable supply of advanced materials essential for state-of-the-art equipment, contributing to the development and innovation of new technologies.


TANIOBIS GmbH headquartered in Goslar, is a leading global producer with over 60 years of experience processing high-quality materials based on tantalum and niobium. In addition to the Goslar site, the company has branches in Laufenburg (Germany), Tokyo and Mito (Japan), Map Ta Phut (Thailand), and Needham, Massachusetts (U.S.A.). The company produces solutions for a wide range of different applications, including for customers from the automotive, energy, aviation, electronics, chemicals, and medical technology industries. TANIOBIS also offers state-of-the-art alloys. Tantalum and niobium play an increasingly important role in new fields of technology as well, including additive manufacturing. Their high biocompatibility, resistance to corrosion and oxidation, and excellent mechanical properties make them an outstanding fit for 3D-printed implants or components in the aerospace industry. For more information, please visit www.taniobis.com.


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Katarzyna Kosowski • TANIOBIS GmbH

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Phone: +49 (0) 5321 751 53444

e-mail: katarzyna.kosowski@taniobis.com

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