Corporate Profile (Parent Company)

Company name Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
Founded September 22, 1913
Head office

Tokyo Sumitomo Twin Building (East),
27-1, Shinkawa 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8260, Japan

Sumitomo Building,
5-33, Kitahama 4-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-8550, Japan

Consolidated Data

Subsidiaries and Affiliates:
Total: 178 companies (as of March 31, 2018)

Business Sectors

Petrochemicals & Plastics Sector, Energy & Functional Materials Sector, IT-related Chemicals Sector, Health & Crop Sciences Sector, Pharmaceuticals Sector, Others

  • As of April 1, 2015, Sumitomo Chemical eliminates the Basic Chemicals Sector and the businesses in this sector are split up and transferred to the Petrochemicals & Plastics Sector and the Energy & Functional Materials Sector which is established as a new business sector.
    Previous Business Sectors: Basic Chemicals Sector, Petrochemicals & Plastics Sector, IT-related Chemicals Sector, Health & Crop Sciences Sector, Pharmaceuticals Sector
  • Beginning FY2017, the Sumitomo Chemical Group is adopting international financial reporting standards (IFRS) in place of Japanese GAAP, which it previously used, and is therefore restating figures for the previous consolidated fiscal year using IFRS for comparative analysis.

Fiscal 2017 Results

Sales revenue JPY 2,190.5 billion
Core operating income JPY 262.7 billion
Net income attributable to owners of the parent JPY 133.8 billion
Capital expenditure JPY 158.8 billion
Research and development expenses JPY 165.3 billion
Number of employees 31,837(as of March 31, 2018)

Sales Revenue by Sector FY2017

  • FY 2017 Sales: ¥2,190.5 billion;  Sales by Sector (Petrochemicals & Plastics: 31%  Energy & Functional Materials: 11%  IT-related Chemicals: 17%  Health & Crop Sciences: 16%  Pharmaceuticals: 23%  Others: 2%)

Sales revenue by Year

  • J-GAAP FY 14: ¥2,376.7 billion FY 15: ¥2,101.8 billion FY 16: ¥1,954.3 billion  IFRS FY 16: ¥1,939.1 billion  FY 17: ¥2,190.5 billion