Jan. 07, 2021
Sumitomo Corporation

Launching Automotive Engineering Business with Tech Mahindra in Japan

To promote the automotive engineering business in Japan, Sumitomo Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Hyodo) has established SCTM Engineering Corporation (hereinafter, “SCTM”) jointly with a global engineering service provider, Tech Mahindra Limited.

The automotive industry is undergoing the kind of changes that occur only once in a century. With the expansion of CASE1 areas, automotive design and development is becoming more complicated and diverse. Cooperation with external partners is expected to be increasingly important and demand for automotive engineering services will further increase.

Tech Mahindra has supported development in communications, financial, aviation, medical, and other industries around the globe. The company has rich experience with development in the field of automotive engineering, primarily for customers in Europe and North America. Tech Mahindra has the world’s cutting-edge knowledge and expertise not only in the area of software but also in hardware, so it can respond to a broad range of customer needs.

SCTM is an engineering company that has both Tech Mahindra’s global-level engineering capability as well as Sumitomo Corporation’s extensive customer network and ability to provide fine-tuned responses to customers. The new company aims to provide automotive manufacturers and other customers with advanced development services based on its full support system to expand the business.

Sumitomo Corporation has established SC Automotive Engineering Co., Ltd. (SCAE), in August 2020, and started Automotive Engineering services. SCAE will stimulate diverse latent demand in a wide range of industries and solve issues together with partners who have the appropriate engineering functions. Meanwhile, as a core partner of SCAE, SCTM will provide rich resources and achieve high cost competitiveness engineering service through offshore development.

Sumitomo corporation will capture increasing demand for automotive engineering and contribute to the development of the automotive industry based upon SCTM and SCAE.


1CASE, which stands for “Connected, Autonomous, Shared & Services, and Electric,” is a term coined to express the phenomena behind the big changes in the automotive industry.



Corporate profile of SCTM Engineering Corporation

Company name : SCTM Engineering Corporation
Established : December, 2020
Head Office : Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Capital contribution ratio : Sumitomo Corporation 50%, Tech Mahindra Limited 50%
Capital : 0.2 billion yen
Website : https://sctmeng.com/en/


Corporate profile of Tech Mahindra Limited

Company name : Tech Mahindra Limited
Established : 1986
Number of employees : 124,250+professionals
Head Office : Pune, India
Sales : US$5.2 billion
Business description : Provides 988 global corporate customers, including Fortune 500 companies, with services, supporting them to satisfy their business requirements based on proven global delivery models, outstanding IT skills, and knowledge in specialized areas it has accumulated over many years. Provides innovative and customer-centric IT solutions as a member of one of the major 10 India-based businesses, the Mahindra Group, which has 240,000 employees.


Corporate profile of SC Automotive Engineering Co., Ltd.

Company name : SC Automotive Engineering Co., Ltd.
Established : August, 2020
Head Office : Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Capital contribution ratio : Sumitomo Corporation 100%
Capital : 0.1 billion yen
Business description : For approaching client’s challenges, SCAE will apply diverse automotive knowledge from experts with Sumitomo corporation’s global network and experience.
Website : https://scautomotiveengineering.com/

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