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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 processing 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. Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited 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. The company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

30,745 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/24/14
Founded in 1913

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Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. to Launch Rice Production Biz

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. announced that it will launch operations to produce and sell rice for processing and business use. Sumitomo Chemical will acquire new rice varieties including ones already registered with the government and related facilities from startup firm Plant Genome Center Co. of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, by the end of September. Production will be commissioned to agricultural production corporations. For sales, Sumitomo Chemical plans to use the networks of the Japan agricultural cooperatives group and other distributors. At present, Sumitomo Chemical is carrying out rice culture experiments. The rice produced will be sold on a trial basis in autumn this year. Sumitomo Chemical will also launch a team to develop new varieties suited to regional climates and cultivation methods for them.

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2014

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company’s net sales were ¥556,881 million against ¥515,506 million a year ago. Operating income was ¥19,070 million against ¥24,588 million a year ago. Ordinary income was ¥26,135 million against ¥25,403 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and minority interests were ¥27,400 million against ¥24,074 million a year ago. Net income was ¥14,054 million against ¥7,777 million a year ago. Net income per 1,000 shares was ¥8,598 against ¥4,758 a year ago. Cash flows used in operating activities was ¥17,493 million against cash from operating activities was ¥7,400 million a year ago. The increase in ordinary and net income was due to an improvement in equity in earnings of affiliates.

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. Presents at Credit Suisse Asia Chemical Conference, Sep-02-2014

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. Presents at Credit Suisse Asia Chemical Conference, Sep-02-2014 . Venue: Credit Suisse Office, Hong Kong.


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