Guidelines on Conflict Metals

Nihon Genma use only Conflict-Free Material.

Armed group which cause human rights violations and the environmental disruptions assumes mineral resources mined in Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC)and nine neighbouring countries a source of funds.

The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into federal law in the United States on July 21, 2010. The Act requires each company listed on the U.S. stock market to inform the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the use of conflict metals (conflict minerals) for its products in its annual report to be submitted to the SEC, and the SEC adopted the details of the disclosure requirements on August 22, 2012.

The subject of conflict minerals are four types of ores, i.e., Tantalum, Tin, Gold, and Tungsten, produced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and nine neighboring countries.

Nihon Genma, as a solder manufacturer, purchase Tin metal only from Smelters that are conformant with RMAP (the Responsible Minerals Assurance Processassessment protocols).

As an approach of Dew Diligence, RMI_CMRT template issued by RMI (Responsible Mineral Initiative) is utilized as an investigaion tool. This format is also used for report to the customer.。

Nihon Genma will continue practicing responsible raw material procurement and make every effort so that all customers can rely on Nihon Genma products.