Supply Chain Management

Sumitomo Chemical’s supply chain management team contributes to securing a sustainable supply of stable oligonucleotide APIs to our customers by guaranteeing on-time delivery of high-quality raw materials at a competitive cost.

Our supply chain team consists of cross-organizational members of Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., Japan, and Sumitomo Chemical Europe, and possesses in-depth knowledge of oligo and amidite chemistry, solid phase support, analytics, and pharmaceutical regulatory matters. Our supply chain team is connected to a wide network of raw material suppliers all over the world and conducts regular on-site inspections of our suppliers’ QA/QC systems at their research and manufacturing facilities.

The philosophy of our procurement team is to establish win-win relationships with our suppliers to secure a competitive and stable supply of raw materials.
We share our use test evaluation results with our suppliers to improve their performance, secure supply, and achieve consistent quality.