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Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited operates in petrochemicals and plastics, energy and functional materials, IT-related chemicals, health and crop sciences, and pharmaceuticals sectors worldwide. The company’s Petrochemicals & Plastics segment offers synthetic resins, such as polyethylene, polypropylene, and methyl methacrylate resins; raw materials for synthetic fibers; and various industrial chemicals. Its Energy & Functional Materials segment provides alumina and aluminum products used for energy-efficient products; polymer additives and rubber chemicals; synthetic rubber for tires; and engineering plastics and materials for lithium-ion secondary batteries that are used in electronic components and next-generation vehicles. The company’s IT-related Chemicals segment provides optical films for liquid crystal displays; color resists, photoresists, and high-purity chemicals for semiconductor manufacturing process; compound semiconductors for devices, such as antenna switches and amplifiers of cell phones and smartphones; and aluminum sputtering targets for semiconductor chips' wiring. Its Health & Crop Sciences segment offers crop protection chemicals, fertilizers, feed additives, household and public hygiene insecticides, and active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates. The company’s Pharmaceuticals segment provides prescription and diagnostic pharmaceuticals. 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.

32,536 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/21/17
Founded in 1913

sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of the Board & CEO
Total Annual Compensation: ¥131.0M
President, COO & Representative Director
Total Annual Compensation: ¥125.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.
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Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited and Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. Announce Establishment of Bioscience Research Laboratory

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Sumitomo Chemical) and Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. (Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma) jointly announced that Sumitomo Chemical will newly establish Bioscience Research Laboratory on January 1, 2018 and concurrently Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma will transfer the research functions of its Genomic Science Laboratories to the new Laboratory. The establishment of the Bioscience Research Laboratory will further strengthen Sumitomo Chemical’s R&D capabilities in life science. For Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma, its research collaboration with Sumitomo Chemical through the new Laboratory will help the company to have broader perspectives on life science in promoting its drug discovery activities. Further, Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma will engage in more comprehensive research, with a view to explore new opportunities of healthcare business, in addition to the pharmaceuticals business. Sumitomo Chemical and Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma will continue to work together closely to generate further synergies of the Group by fully leveraging the capabilities of the new Bioscience Research Laboratory as each company carries out a wide range of research activities in life science, such as pharmaceuticals and agricultural chemicals.

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Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. Revises Consolidated Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending March 31, 2018

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. revised consolidated earnings guidance for the year ending March 31, 2018. The company expected sales of JPY 2,210,000 million compared to previous guidance of JPY 2,190,000 million, operating income of JPY 185,000 million compared to previous guidance of JPY 165,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 215,000 million compared to previous guidance of JPY 185,000 million and net income attributable to owners of the parent of JPY 120,000 million or JPY 73.43 per share compared to previous guidance of JPY 100,000 million or JPY 61.19 per share. In addition to an improvement in profit margins in the businesses of the Petrochemicals & Plastics Sector, shipments of products in the Pharmaceuticals Sector and the Energy & Functional Materials Sector are expected to remain brisk, despite a drop in selling prices of the feed additive methionine in the Health & Crop Sciences Sector. Shipments of products in the IT-related Chemicals Sector are also expected to increase in the second half of the current fiscal year. For these reasons, operating income is expected to exceed the previous forecast. Ordinary income and net income attributable to owners of the parent are also anticipated to exceed the previous estimate due to the increase in operating income as well as higher equity in earnings of affiliates and other factors.


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