Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp. (WISCO) (武汉钢铁(集团)公司 pinyin: Wǔhàn Gāngtiě(Jítuán) Gōngsī) was founded in 1958 in Qingshan, Wuhan, Hubei, China. It was China's first supergiant iron and steel complex. Annually, the company produces ten million tons of iron and steel each. (pinyin source: Cozy Website)
In September 2012 Wuhan Iron and Steel agreed to acquire the automotive components manufacturer Tailored Blanks from ThyssenKrupp for an undisclosed price. At the time of the agreement Tailored Blanks had annual sales of around 700 million euros and a global market share of about 40 percent in automotive laser-welded blanks.