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Sumitomo Corporation is engaged in trading goods and commodities worldwide. Its Metal Products segment sells steel products, including steel sheets, tubular products, etc.; and non-ferrous metal products comprising aluminum, titanium, etc., as well as processes steel sheets, tubular products, and non-ferrous metals. The company’s Transportation & Construction Systems segment offers products and services related to ship, aerospace equipment, railway and other transportation systems, automobiles, motorcycles, construction and mining equipment, forest machines, and industrial vehicles. This segment is also involved in automobile leasing and financing operations. Its Environment & Infrastructure segment provides various projects, such as electric power, water supply, sewerage systems, solar photovoltaic power generation, wind power generation ventures, batteries and recycling, industrial facilities and equipment, logistics, insurance, and industrial-park-related projects. The company’s Media, Network, Lifestyle Related Goods & Services segment is engaged in the areas of media, network, lifestyle/retail, food, materials and supplies, construction, and real estate businesses. Its Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical & Electronics segment develops businesses in the fields of mineral resources and energy, such as copper, coal, petroleum, and liquefied natural gas; trades in chemicals and electronics, as well as synthetic resin materials and organic/inorganic chemicals; develops rare earth elements; and undertakes business in pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemicals, fertilizers, pet supplies, and others. The company is also involved in the import and export of various goods and commodities. Sumitomo Corporation was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

74,638 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/21/14
Founded in 1919

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sumitomo corp (8053) Key Developments

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation Forms a Joint Venture to Establish Sumitomo Rubber Australia Pty. Ltd

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. announced that, as part of the global expansion of tyre business, the company is entering into a joint venture with Sumitomo Corporation to establish Sumitomo Rubber Australia Pty. Ltd., a new local tyre sales corporation in the Commonwealth of Australia, with the aim of strengthening sales of replacement tyres in the Australian consumer market. Sumitomo Rubber Australia will begin operating in March of 2015. The newly established Sumitomo Rubber Australia will strive to improve customer satisfaction while expanding sales of replacement tyres in Australia through various sales and franchising activities and by introducing new products with a keen grasp of local market needs.

Sumitomo to Build Thermal Power Plant in Vietnam

Sumitomo Corporation announced that it will build a highly efficient supercritical coal-fired thermal plant in southern Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The Japanese trading house received the order from a unit of Vietnam's state-run power utility, Vietnam Electricity. The overall value of the order is about $800 million. Construction of the 688-megawatt plant will begin in December and be completed in 2018. The Vietnamese government plans to expand the country's power generation capacity by 2.5 times by 2020 and by 4.8 times by 2030, from the 2013 level of some 30,000 megawatts, as electricity demand in the Southeast Asian country is expected to grow at an annual rate of 10%.

Sumitomo Corporation Receives an Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contract

Sumitomo Corporation has received an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a supercritical power station to be constructed in the Duyen Hai district of Vietnam's Tra Vinh Province (Duyen Hai 3 coal-fired thermal power station expansion project designed to add 688MW in generation capacity; hereinafter, 'the Power Station') by Power Generation Corporation 1. Toshiba Corporation will supply the key equipment for the Power Station - the steam turbine and the generator - while the US firm Babcock & Wilcox will provide the boiler. The civil construction work will be carried out by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. and the US engineering firm Black & Veatch will be responsible for technical coordination. The total order amount will come to about USD 800 million. The total capacity of power plants worldwide that Sumitomo Corporation has helped construct already tops 50,000MW.


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