SUMITOMO ELECTRIC FINE POLYMER, INC.|Company Profile

Company Profile

Company Profile

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We contribute to a wide range of industries including automobiles,  information and communications, home electronics and medical.

We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. On July 1st 1999, polymeric products departments spun off from Sumitomo Electric to form Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer, Inc. Using our unique technology, we contribute to a wide range of industries including automobiles, information and communications, home electronics and infrastructure.

Company data

Company Name
Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer, Inc.

Address
950, 1-chome, Asashiro-nishi, Kumatori-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka, 590-0458 JAPAN
Main Business Activities
Developing, producing and processing products made of fine polymer materials.

Capital
10 billion yen
Equity holder
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Japan (100%)

Number of Employees
Approximately 480

Domestic Sales Office
Fine Polymer Sales Division in Electronics Sales Unit at Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Overseas
Affiliated Companies
Seven companies in USA, Germany, Taiwan, Vietnam, and China



History

1963
Established as the Kumatori Research Laboratory of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI).
1964
Started producing Irrax tube. Started producing Sumitube (heat-shrinkable tube).
1973
Started producing Sumiflon (coated aluminum) products.
1982
Started producing Poreflon products.
1985
Established Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products, Inc. (SEIP) in the USA.
1988
Established Sumi-Pac Corp. in Taiwan.
1990
Started producing general-purpose printer rollers.
1991
Established Sumitomo Electric Schrumpf-Produkte GmbH. in Germany.
1995
Established Zhongshan Sumiden Hybrid Products Co., Ltd. in China. Acquired ISO9001 certification (former SEI Irradiated Products Division, present SFP Irradiated Product Division).
1998
Acquired ISO14001 certification (former SEI Kumatori Works, present SFP headquarters). Acquired ISO9001 certification (former SEI Hybrid Division, present SFP Poreflon Product and Coated Product Division).
1999
Incorporated as Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer, Inc. (SFP), a wholly owned subsidiary company of SEI.
2002
Established Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer (Shanghai) Ltd.(SFPS) in China.
2005
Established Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer (Suzhou) Ltd.(SFPZ) in China.
2006
Established Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products (Vietnam), Ltd. (SEPV) in Vietnam.
2008
Dissolved and liquidated SFPS in China.
Established Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer (Suzhou) Ltd. Shanghai branch (SFPZ Shanghai) in China.

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