Each member of the Sumitomo Group is a company established and developed with respect to the businesses of the Sumitomo Family, about four hundred years of history. At present, the following companies described below constitute the core of the Sumitomo Group.
As of October 1, 2012
|SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED||Chemicals|
|SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.||Machinery and shipbuilding|
|Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation||Finance|
|Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.||Nonferrous metals|
|SUMITOMO CORPORATION||Integrated trading company|
|Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited||Finance|
|SUMITOMO LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY||Insurance|
|The Sumitomo Warehouse Co., Ltd.||Warehousing|
|Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.||Electronics and electric products|
|Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited||Insurance|
|Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited||Glass|
|NEC Corporation||Electronics and electric products|
|Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd.||Real estate|
|Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.||Cement|
|Sumitomo Light Metal Industries, Ltd.||Nonferrous metals|
|Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co., Ltd.||Construction|
|Sumitomo Bakelite Company Limited||Chemicals|
|Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd.||Lumber and housing|
While each of these companies operate independently, each has inherited the "Sumitomo Business Spirit" handed down over the years from the House of Sumitomo.
There is no overall "Sumitomo" entity; no one firm controls or influences another. (While the "SUMITOMO CORPORATION" name is used in English, this is the English name of the Sumitomo trading firm.)
The firms mentioned above as well as other firms which have deep ties to the Sumitomo Group comprise the "Sumitomo Group Public Affairs Committee."
See the "Sumitomo Group Public Affairs Committee" page for more information about the history of Sumitomo and the Sumitomo Business Philosophy.
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