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April 10, 2014

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.  Read Arti...
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February 07, 2014

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. Read more...
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November 18, 2013

Sumitomo Corporation Enters into Comprehensive Agreement with Gas Technology Institute Deal Supports Japanese companies in penetrating Shale Gas related businesses

New York, New York – November 18, 2013 – Sumitomo Corporation (Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Kuniharu Nakamura) has entered a comprehensive alliance agreement with Gas Technology Institute (Head Office: Illi...
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October 27, 2013

SCOA Real Estate Unit Puts New Brochure Online

Sumitomo Corporation of America's Real Estate Unit recently launched its new marketing brochure online, making it easy for prospective customers to see the group's property holdings both past and present. View online...
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October 01, 2013

Sumitomo Corporation to Redeem Senior Secured Notes Upon Closing of Edgen Group Merger (or Transaction)

New York, New York and Baton Rouge, Louisiana – October , 2013 – Sumitomo Corporation (“SC”) and Sumitomo Corporation of America, Inc. (“SCOA”), collectively “Sumitomo”, today announced tha...
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October 01, 2013

Sumitomo Corporation to Acquire Edgen Group Inc. Edgen Group stockholders to receive US$12.00 per share

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 In...
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September 17, 2013

Howco Group Expands Global Presence in Oil and Gas Industry with State of the Art Manufacturing Facility in Malaysia

ISKANDAR, MALAYSIA – September 17, 2013 --- Howco Group, the leading global distributor of raw material for wellhead and completion equipment to the Oil and Gas industry, will expand into the emerging Southeast Asian market with a...
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March 07, 2013

Sumitomo Expands Global Cosmetic Business with Launch of Joint Venture with Leading Brazilian Cosmetic Ingredient Distribution Company, Cosmotec

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, MARCH 7th, 2013 --- Positioning themselves as a major player in the global cosmetic business market, Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation of America and Sumitomo Corporation do Brasil S.A. (hereinafter collectiv...
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March 22, 2012

Duke Energy and Sumitomo to Jointly Own Kansas Wind Farms

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2012 – Sumitomo Corp. of America (SCOA), part of Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corp., will become a 50-50 equity partner in two large-scale wind farms Duke Energy Renewables is building in Kansas, the companies an...
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February 24, 2012

The Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART)

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. Read. [click to read story online]...
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February 16, 2012

Virginia Railway Express Awards Sumitomo Corporation of America 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 B...
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December 16, 2010

Sumitomo Corporation of America and Nippon Sharyo, Ltd Awarded Contract for 18 Diesel Multiple Units (DMU) for Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit

NEW YORK, NEW YORK --- Sumitomo Corporation of America in conjunction with its car builder partner Nippon Sharyo has been awarded a contract from Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit District (SMART) to supply 18 Diesel Multiple Units  (D...
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