Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical & Electronics


In the mineral resources and energy field, the business activities of PT Sumitomo Indonesia encompass areas such as coal, carbon products, iron ore, and ferrous raw materials.

Sumitomo Corporation (SC) Group has formed strategic alliances with major mining companies. In South East Asia and Oceania area, SC Group holds mining rights and operates copper mines and coal mines. In total, SC Group supplies 40 million tons per annum of metallurgical and steaming coal combined through our joint ventures. We have been expanding our portfolios incrementally. With extensive knowledge and experience, SC Group is seeking further investment opportunities in new resources and developing new coal supply sources in Asia. Meanwhile, in the field of oil trading, SC Group works closely with our group company, Petro Summit Pte. Ltd., to supply a wide variety of petroleum products.


PT Sumitomo Indonesia Plastic Department started the business operation since 1984 and became one of the biggest main providers of imported plastic resin in Indonesia.

In the beginning, plastic department started operation in Jakarta, Surabaya and Medan. The business managed to gain very significant success with the total annual sales of 10,000 metric tons of PP and PE.

In the early 2000, plastic department engaged transaction with Indonesian local suppliers. Currently, plastic department total handling resin quantity is around 156 KTA. Our total annual sales consist of 60% PP, 30% PE and 10% of other plastic products such as Polycarbonate (PC), PVC Paste, Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Acrylonitrile styrene acrylate (ASA), Polyamide 6/Polyamide 66, rubber, and chemical additives. Nowadays, our plastic resin sources come from local Indonesia plastic manufacturers, SEA, China, South Korea, Japan, European, and Middle East suppliers with various business customers and end users whose products are stationary, food and beverage, automotive, home appliances, film and packaging, and office automation industries.

PT Sumitomo Indonesia Plastic Department is also supported by warehouse facility at Sumisho Global Logistics Indonesia (SGLI).


Chemicals Department of PT Sumitomo Indonesia is divided into 3 business lines: Organic Chemicals, Inorganic and Performance Chemicals, and Life Science.

Organic Chemicals business line delivers top quality of products from a wide range of petroleum & petrochemicals manufacturers to various industries such as paint, adhesive, ink, detergent, polyolefin, and synthetic rubbers. The products range over Styrene Monomer, Liquid Alkyl Benzene, Solvents, Olefin, Aromatic, and Petroleum.

Inorganic and Performance Chemicals BL handles minerals, industrial chemicals, and fine chemicals to basic industries, such as water treatment, glass, ceramics, and food & beverages. Especially, the BL has supplied Aluminum Hydroxide from Australia since 2002 mainly for water treatment application.

Life Science BL focuses on raw material supply for agriculture and pharmaceutical industries. With Sumitomo Corporation Group’s network this BL provides the highest quality of products with the best supply chain management service.