Kanefusa Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial and machine knives, saw blades, tools and machinery parts. It operates through the following business divisions: Wood Cutting Tools, Steel and Nonferrous Cutting Tool Applications, Paper Cutting Tools, Plastic Cutting Tools, Cement and Plaster, and Recycling. The Wood Cutting Tools division provides cutting wood materials, column and beam joinery (cutting gooseneck tenon-and-mortise joints and dovetail joints), and other processes. The Steel and Nonferrous Cutting Tool Applications division includes cutting oil well pipes used for extracting oil and natural gas, and pouring gates of cast aluminum parts for automobile engines. The Paper Cutting Tools division which are used in paper manufacturing as well as in binding of magazines, comics and other printed matters. The Plastic Cutting Tools division which are used in molding and cutting of PVC (Premature Ventricular Contractions), acrylic, and other plastic materials. The Cement and Plaster division provides ceramic cutting tools cut and process ceramic materials such as those used in exterior housing walls. The Recycling division provides environmental and recycling industry tools are used for important crushing and grinding in recycling plastic bottles and disposal of old tires. The company was founded on November 25, 1948 and is headquartered in Niwa, Japan.