AN INTRODUCTION TO SUMITOMO CORPORATION OF AMERICAS
Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) brings a global perspective to today's business opportunities as the largest subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation (SC), one of Japan's major integrated trading and investment business enterprises. (Soga Shosha).
Established in 1952 and headquartered in New York City, SCOA has offices throughout the Americas, and is an investor and business partner in more than 75 subsidiary and affiliate companies. SCOA has grown rapidly through its six business groups and six corporate groups.
SCOA is an integrated global trading company with diversified investments in businesses involved in manufacturing and marketing of consumer products, providing financing for customers and suppliers, coordination and operation of urban and industrial infrastructure products, providing transportation and logistics services, developing natural resources, distribution of steel and other products, and developing and managing real estate. SCOA has operations in a wide array of businesses, organized into six industry focused segments, namely Tubular Products, Steel & Non-Ferrous Metals, Machinery & Power, Chemicals & Electronics, Living Related Business, and Mineral Resources & Energy.
The history of Sumitomo stretches back more than 350 years and its founding principles, stressing integrity and sound management, have been guiding forces throughout our growth and evolution.
We are actively engaged in a diverse array of industries and our customers and suppliers are some of the biggest and most influential companies in the world. In recent years, we have expanded the scope of our business beyond that of a trading company to become an investor and financier of businesses, and a solutions provider in many areas including distribution, project management, supply chain management, technology transfer, trade and logistics & transport.
We invite you to browse our web site and take a closer look at the specific industries in which we do business. As you will see, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas has the global reach, the experience and the expertise to help your business grow and thrive in today's challenging marketplace.