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Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited operates in basic chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics, IT-related chemicals, health and crop sciences, and pharmaceuticals sectors worldwide. The company’s Basic Chemicals segment provides inorganic chemicals, raw materials for synthetic fibers, organic chemicals, methyl methacrylate products, alumina products, aluminum, functional materials, additives, dyestuffs, etc. Its Petrochemicals & Plastics segment offers petrochemical products, synthetic resins, synthetic rubber, synthetic resin processed products, etc. The company’s IT-related Chemicals segment provides optical products, color filters, semiconductor processing materials, electronic materials, compound semiconductor materials, battery materials, etc. Its Health & Crop Sciences segment offers crop protection chemicals, fertilizers, agricultural materials, household and public hygiene insecticides, materials for protection against tropical diseases, feed additives, pharmaceutical chemicals, etc. The company’s Pharmaceuticals segment provides pharmaceutical products for medical treatment, radiopharmaceuticals, etc. It also supplies electrical power and steam; provides services for the design, engineering, and construction management of chemical plants; and offers transport and warehousing services, as well as engages in conducting materials and environmental analysis. Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

31,039 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/23/15
Founded in 1913

sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥147.0M
President, Chief Operating Officer, Represent...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥123.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Key Developments

Sumitomo to Establish Latin America Research Center in Brazil

Sumitomo Chemical has announced that it will establish its Latin America Research Center in Brazil that will conduct efficacy trials, R&D, and analyses of crop protection products and other related products. The Latin America Research Center, which will be operated by Sumitomo Chemical Brazil, will be Sumitomo Chemical Group's first research and development base in Latin America. The Research Center is expected to accelerate development of products most befitting to the local conditions and requirements through conducting detailed and highly reliable trials and researches geared specifically to the Latin American market, Sumitomo Chemical's strategically important region for the crop protection products business. In particular, setting up the new R&D arm in the Southern Hemisphere makes it possible to carry out field trials more efficiently by selecting a region with the most suitable climatic conditions, given that the company's existing R&D facilities are all located in the Northern Hemisphere where seasons are opposite to those of the Southern Hemisphere.

Sumitomo Chemical Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2015

Sumitomo Chemical reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2015. In the first quarter consolidated results, operating income was JPY 33.2 billion, which is increase of JPY 14.1 billion year-on-year. Ordinary income was JPY 49.8 billion, increase of JPY 23.6 billion year-on-year. Equity in earnings of affiliates included in ordinary income was JPY 14.8 billion, mainly with the good performance of SCC sister company in Singapore, the Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore, or PCS. The results went up by JPY 6.7 billion years-on-year. As a result, net income attributable to owners of parent in this quarter was JPY 34 billion, increase of JPY 19.9 billion years-on-year. ROE was 4.2%. Previous year was 2.2%, so this is up by 2 percentage points from the prior year. Interest-bearing debt has increased by JPY 58.5 billion. Cash flow from operating activities had an outflow of JPY 3.7 billion, which was a JPY 13.8 billion improvement from the previous year. Net sales for the first quarter ended June 30, 2015 were JPY 556.59 billion, compared to JPY 556.88 billion for the same quarter ended June 30, 2014.

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., Q1 2016 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., Q1 2016 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015


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