Sumitomo Chemical

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Native name
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 4005
Nikkei 225 Component
Founded Ehime, Japan (September 22, 1913 (1913-09-22))
Headquarters (Tokyo head office):
Tokyo Sumitomo Twin Building (East), 27-1, Shinkawa 2-chome, Chūō, Tokyo 104-8260, Japan

(Osaka head office):
Sumitomo Building, 5-33, Kitahama 4-chome, Chūō-ku, Osaka 541-8550, Japan
Area served
Key people
Osamu Ishitobi
(Chairman and CEO)
Masakazu Tokura
Products Petrochemicals
Alumina products
Organic chemicals
IT-related chemicals

Increase US$ 21.8 billion (FY 2013)

(JPY 2,243 billion) (FY 2013)

Increase US$ 359.2 million (FY 2013)

(JPY 37 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
30,745 (as of March 31, 2014)
Website Sumitomo Chemical global website
Footnotes / references
European headquarters near Brussels, Belgium

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (住友化学株式会社 Sumitomo Kagaku Kabushiki-gaisha) is a major Japanese chemical company. The company is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the on the Nikkei 225[3] stock index. It's a member of the Sumitomo group and was founded in 1913 as a fertilizer manufacturing plant.

Company Milestones


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  2. "Company Profile". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  3. "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
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