Media, Network, Lifestyle Related Goods & Services - Business Overview
Sumitex was established in 2007 through a merger and integration of Sumisho Textile and Sumitex.
Sumitex International Company Limited (hereinafter, "Sumitex") extensively manufactures and markets textile products for well-known apparel companies and retailers handling such item as suits and children's clothing, both in Japan and overseas. Sumitex, a 100% subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, provides all the services about textile business activities ranging from supplying and procuring materials to designing, manufacturing, and distributing apparel products, and enjoys a great advantage in making full use of the Sumitomo Corporation Group's global network. By establishing a system that ensures consistency in the quality of products through, for example, rigorous quality control executed by expert staff, Sumitex is capable of manufacturing stable quality products that completely support the value of the brand names under which they are sold.
SGS's fine-tuned quality control is well-received by its customers.
In addition to offering consistent quality, low cost operations are another crucial element of our business. To provide the level of quality demanded by the market at low cost, it is essential to manufacture products overseas. Having established a factory in China in the early phase of the business, Sumitex also began garment production in Vietnam ahead of its rivals in the early 1990s. As part of its "China plus one" strategy, we have endeavored to strengthen our manufacturing sites and training professional worker in Vietnam. Summit Garment Saigon (SGS), Sumitex's main product facility in Vietnam, having 2,000 workers for its exclusive garment production lines, manufacturing 1 million garments annually to meet market demand.
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