Established in 1919

About Sumitomo Corporation Group

The history of Sumitomo dates back more than 400 years and its founding principles of integrity and sound management have been the guiding forces throughout its growth and evolution.

Sumitomo Corporation (“SC”) is a leading Fortune 500 global trading and business investment company with 128 locations in 65 countries. As of 2024, the entire SC Group consists of more than 900 companies and nearly 80,000 personnel. SC conducts commodity transactions in all industries utilizing worldwide networks, provides related customers with various financing, serves as an organizer and a coordinator for various projects, and invests in companies to promote greater growth potential. SC’s core business areas include Metal Products, Transportation & Construction Systems, Infrastructure, Media & Digital, Living Related & Real Estate, and Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical & Electronics.

Sumitomo Corporation of Americas Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) was established in 1952 and is headquartered in New York City and has offices in North, Central and South Americas. SCOA is the largest subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, one of the world’s leading traders of goods and services. As an integrated business enterprise, the firm has emerged as a major organizer of multinational projects, an expediter of ideas, an important international investor and financier, and a powerful force for distribution of products and global communications through a network of offices worldwide. Its core business units include Tubular Products, Environment & Infrastructure, Steel & Non Ferrous Metals, Transportation & Construction Systems, Chemicals & Electronics, Media & IOT Applications, Real Estate, Mineral Resources, Energy, and Food.

Sumitomo has expanded their business to include being an active investor and a solutions provider in areas including distribution, project management, supply chain management, technology transfer, trade and transportation.

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Overseas: 109
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For 28 years, Sumitomo Corporation has been ranked among the Fortune Global 500, an annual list compiled and published by US Fortune Magazine as one of the global companies leading the world’s development.