Sumitomo Corporation Announces Financial Results for the Fiscal Year ended March 31, 2014

Tokyo, Japan - May 1, 2014 - Sumitomo Corporation announced its consolidated results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, prepared on the basis of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)...

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Sumitomo Corporation Expands Renewable Energy Portoflio as Sole Owner of Mesquite Creek Wind Farm in Texas

New York, New York, April 30, 2014  – Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) and Sumitomo Corporation (SC) (collectively Sumitomo) have acquired the remaining shares of the Mesquite Creek Wind Farm..

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Sumitomo Corporation Acquires Trophy Class Office Building In Downtown Chicago

New York, New York, April 18, 2014  – Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) announced today the acquisition of 203 North LaSalle, an office building in the heart of Chicago’s Central Loop District..

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Sumitomo Corporation Acquires Agricultural Crop Protection Fungicide from Bayer Crop Science Japan

Tokyo, Japan – April 10th, 2014 – April 10th, 2014 – Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corporation announced the acquisition of agricultural crop protection fungicide Metominostrobin from Bayer CropScience Japan.

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Sumitomo Corporation of America changes name to Sumitomo Corporation of Americas 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, APRIL 1, 2014----On April 1, 2014, Sumitomo Corporation of America changed its name to Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) and revised its logo mark to incorporate the new name.

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World's First Large-Scale Power Storage System Made From Reused EV Batteries Completed in Japan 

Tokyo, Japan  – February 7, 2014 – Sumitomo Corporation has developed and installed the world’s first large-scale power storage system which utilizes used batteries collected from electric vehicles

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Sumitomo Corporation Acquires Newly Renovated Office Building in Downdown San Diego Business District

New York, New York  – December 4, 2013 – Sumitomo Corporation acquired 450B Street for $73M in the heart of the business district in downtown San Diego on November 20, 2013. 

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Sumitomo Corporation Completes Acquisition of Edgen Group Inc.

New York, New York and Baton Rouge, Louisiana – November 20, 2013 – Sumitomo Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation of America today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Edgen Group Inc. for US$12.00 per share in cash.

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Sumitomo Corporation Enters into Comprehensive Agreement with Gas Technology Institute

New York, New York – November 18, 2013 – Sumitomo Corporation has entered a comprehensive alliance agreement with Gas Technology Institute ato ssist Japanese companies in taking on a larger role in unconventional gas related businesses.

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Sumitomo Corporation to Acquire Edgen Group

New York, New York and Baton Rouge, Louisiana – October 1, 2013 – Sumitomo Corporation (“SC”) and Sumitomo Corporation of America, Inc. (“SCOA”), collectively “Sumitomo”, and Edgen Group Inc. (NYSE:EDG) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement whereby Sumitomo will acquire all outstanding shares of Edgen Group Inc. (“Edgen Group”) for US$12.00 per share in cash (“acquisition”).

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Sumitomo Expands Global Cosmetics Business With Launch of Joint Venture with Cosmotec of Brazil

New York, New York, March 7, 2013 - Positioning themselves as a major player in the global cosmetics business, Sumitomo Corporation of America, along with parent company Sumitomo Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation do Brasil have entered into an agreement to form a joint cosmetic ingredient distribution business with Cosmotec, a leading major supplier of cosmetic ingredients and pet supplies in Brazil.

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SCOA, Illinois Governor, U.S. Transporation Secretary Announce Landmark Railcar Manufacturing Contract

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SCOA Duke Energy To Dedicate Second Kansas Wind Farm

New York, New York, October 18, 2012 - SCOA and Duke Energy Renewables announced the completion of the second of the join venture partners' two Kansas wind farms - the Ironwood Windpower Project in Ford County.

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Sumitomo Invests in Desert Sunlight Solar Farm, The Largest PV Project Approved for Federal Land

New York, New York, October 2, 2012 -- SCOA and Sumitomo Corporation have invested in the Desert Sunlight Solar Farm, a 550-megawatt solar power project under construction in the California desert, east of Palm Springs.

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SCOA Statement On Receiving Notice Of Intent To Award Contract By Caltrans

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Shepherds Flat, Largest On-Shore Wind Farm in the World, Begins Operations

Arlington, Oregon, September 24, 2012 -- SCOA executives were on-site to mark the kick-off operations of Shepards Flat Wind Farm, one of the largest on-shore wind farms in the world, generating up to 845 MW of clean wind energy. SCOA joined co-owners, Caithness Energy, GE Energy Financial Services, Google and Tyr Energy, Inc., as Shepards Flat began operations in Oregon.

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Duke Energy and Sumitomo Complete First Kansas Wind Farm

Charlotte, NC, June 11, 2012 -- Duke Energy Renewables and Sumitomo Corp. of America (the U.S. subsidiary of Sumitomo Corp.) announced today the completion of the first of the joint venture partners’ two Kansas wind farms – the Cimarron II Windpower Project in Gray County.

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Diversified CPC Acquires Pure Chem Separation Furthering Its Sustainable Refrigerant Recycling Business

New York, New York May 3, 2012 -- Diversified CPC, International Inc. (DCPC) a leading propellant gas supplier and a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation of America announced theacquisition of Pure Chem Separation, L.P. (PCS), today. The new entity will be known as DiversifiedPure Chem, LLC.

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TBC Gets The Midas Touch

Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Itasca, Ill – April 30, 2012  — SCOA subsidiary TBC Corporation (TBC), one of the largest marketers of replacement tires in the US, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Midas, Inc.

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SCOA and Duke Energy Secure Financing for Kansas Wind Farms

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2012 – SCOA and Duke Energy Renewables annouced today that the companies have finalized their 50-50 ownership arrangement for two Kansas wind farms and secured approximately $353 million in financing for construction and operation costs.

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The Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) District held a ceremonial groundbreaking in Petaluma, CA, on February 24, 2012. SCOA and partner Nippon Sharyo were proud participants.

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 Virginia Railway Express Awards SCOA and Nippon Sharyo New Contract for 50 Gallery-type Bi-level Passenger Cars

NEW YORK, NEW YORK,  February 16, 2012--- On February 15, 2012, Sumitomo Corporation of America in conjunction with its car builder partner Nippon Sharyo, received a contract award from Virginia Railway Express (VRE) for 50 Gallery-type Bi-level Passenger Cars.  The base order is to supply 8 cars at a contract price of $21 million and is scheduled to be delivered in 2014.

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Nissan, ABB Link to Evaluate Second-Life Storage Applications for Nissan LEAF Battery Packs

Franklin, Tennessee, January 18, 2012 --Nissan North America Inc., and ABB, the world's leading power and technology group, along with 4R Energy and Sumitomo Corporation of America, have formed a partnership to evaluate the reuse of lithium-ion battery packs that power the Nissan LEAF, the world's first and only all-electric car designed for the mass market.

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Unicharm Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation Finalize Strategic Business Alliance For Joint Venture in U.S. Pet Care Business

NEW YORK, January 5, 2012 -- Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation of America, and Unicharm Corporation closed on December 30, 2011 a joint venture deal that gives Unicharm a significant stake in the common share of The Hartz Mountain Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation. .

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SCOA and Nippon Sharyo, Ltd Expand Share in Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) Market with New Award Contract to Supply 6 Additional DMU Cars for Metrolinx

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2011 -- Sumitomo Corporation of America in conjunction with its car builder partner Nippon Sharyo, entered into an agreement on October 31, 2011 with Metrolinx in Toronto, Canada to execute an option to supply an additional six Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs) to the current contract of 12 DMU vehicles which was finalized on March 31, 2011.

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Nissan, Sumitomo Bring Low-Cost Electric-Car Charger to U.S. Market

Honolulu, Nov. 10, 2011 - Nissan North America Inc. (NNA) today announced that is is bringing an innovative, low-cost DC quick charger for electric cars to the U.S. market. The DC quick charger is being launched as a part of a global collaboration with Sumitomo Corporation, with the first installations planned for early 2012.

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 EsXEExpanExpansion of Seamless Tubular Products Business in the U.S.

October 7, 2011 - Sumitomo Corporation (Chuo-ko, Tokyo; President and CEO Susumu Kato; herinafter "Sumitomo") hereby announces that it has acquired a 19.47% interest in V&M TWO LLC (President: Pascal Braquehais; hereinafter "V&M2"), a manufacturer of smal-diameter seamless steel pipe based in the U.S. state of Ohio., from Vallourec S.A. (Paris, France; Chairman: Philippe Crouzet; hereinafter "Vallourec")

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Unicharm Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation Announce Strategic Business Alliance for Joint Venture in U.S. Pet Care Business

May 7, 2011 - Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation of America (collectively referred to as “Sumitomo Corporation”) and Unicharm Corporation signed a Letter of Intent for a joint venture that would include acquisition by Unicharm of a significant stake in the common share of The Hartz Mountain Corporation (Hartz), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation.

U.S. Market Opportunity:
Currently, the U.S. is the largest market in the world for pet care products, representing approximately $30billion (USD) of worldwide sales. Even with the recent global economic downturn, the U.S. has continued growing at the rate of 4-5% annually, with further growth expected.

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