Sumitomo Corporation operates as an integrated trading company in Japan and internationally. Segments The company conducts business through eight segments, including Metal Products; Transportation & Construction Systems; Infrastructure; Media, Network & Lifestyle Retail; Chemical & Electronics; Mineral Resources & Energy; General Products & Real Estate; and Financial & Logistics. Metal Products The Metal Products Segment engages in global trading involving ferrous and non-ferrous metal products and investment in processing and manufacturing. In steel sheets and tubular products business, it offers supply chain management (SCM) services in response to the customer's precise needs. This segment consists of three iron & steel divisions, the tubular products division, the metal products for automotive industries division, and the non-ferrous products & metals division. Transportation & Construction Systems The Transportation & Construction Systems Segment engages in global transactions involving ships, aircraft, transportation systems, motor vehicles, construction equipment, and related components and parts. Activities of this segment range from trading, leasing and financing to designing and arranging the construction of public transportation systems. This segment consists of the ship, aerospace & transportation systems division, two automotive divisions, and the construction & mining systems division. Infrastructure The Infrastructure Segment engages in a range of large-scale infrastructure development projects relating to, power generation, telecommunications facilities, and water and sewage facilities. This segment also engages in constructing, investing, and financing of infrastructure projects overseas; and in supplying manufacturing equipment and systems, and electric power projects for various domestic industries. This segment also engages in trading and investing in businesses, such as energy-saving and environment-friendly technology. This segment consists of the telecommunication, environment & industrial infrastructure business division and the power & social infrastructure business division. Media, Network & Lifestyle Retail The Media, Network & Lifestyle Retail Segment engages in cable TV operations, production and distribution of programming, movie business, IT solution service business, cell-phone related business, and Internet related business. This segment also engages in retail business, such as food supermarket, drugstore, various mail order business, and fashion brand business. This segment consists of the media division, the network division, and the lifestyle & retail business division. Chemical & Electronics The Chemical & Electronics Segment handles a range of products, such as raw materials for plastics, plastic products, organic, and inorganic chemicals, and is also involved and invests in businesses, relating to electronic materials, including silicon wafers and blue LEDs, pharmaceuticals, medical services, agricultural chemicals, household insecticide, and pet supplies. This segment is also operating Electronics Manufacturing Services, providing electronics devices manufacturing services on a contract basis mainly in Asia. This segment consists of the basic chemicals division, the electronics business division, and the life science division. Mineral Resources & Energy The Mineral Resources & Energy Segment develops and trades various mineral and energy sources, including coal, iron ore, non-ferrous metal, precious metal, petroleum, natural gas, and liquefied natural gas (LNG). This segment also trades ferrous and non-ferrous raw materials, petroleum products, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), solar and storage batteries, carbon products, and nuclear fuels. This segment consists of two mineral resources divisions and the energy division. General Products & Real Estate The General Products & Real Estate Segment engages in trading, marketing, manufacturing, selling, processing, and distribution of food, foodstuffs, fertilizers, cement, timber, building materials, paper pulp, used paper, and tires. This segment is also engaged in various real estate activities relating to office buildings and commercial and residential real property. This segment consists of the food business division, the materials & supplies division, and the construction & real estate division. Financial & Logistics The Financial & Logistics Segment engages in finance-related businesses, such as commodity futures trading, derivative transactions, private equity investments, mergers and acquisition-related activities, small-business financing, leasing business, the development and marketing of alternative investment instruments, and in logistics services ranging from delivery, customs clearance, and transportation services to the development and operation of industrial parks. Acting as a broker, this segment also arranges for insurance in connection with trading conducted by other business segments. This segment consists of the financial service division and the logistics & insurance business division. History Sumitomo Corporation was founded in 1919.
sumitomo corp (8053:Tokyo)
Harumi Island Triton Square Office Tower Y
8-11 Harumi 1-chome
Phone: 81 3 5166 5000
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