In order to be a timeless, "One and Only" company, we have been striving to continue to advance with vitality through imagination and embracing a world view over the next decade. Our devotion is to allow people to enjoy the "Dream" created by the leading edge electronic technology.
SUMIDA CORPORATION, being a global leader in the electronic components industry, is engaged in research and development, manufacturing, and sales of coils - an integral part of electronic products. More than 20,000 Sumida employees are at work in 39 different locations in 15 countries throughout the world and the number is continuing to grow. Since the past, Sumida has been aiming at stable expansion of business by speedy and efficient development, manufacturing, and sales in a global vision. With borderless (cross-borders) business as basic principle in management, Sumida set up its first overseas manufacturing base in Taiwan in 1971, and since then, overseas bases have been established one after another. Up to present, in addition to VOGT which came under Sumida group in January 2006 and maintains a 70-year-old history in Europe, where bases in China (Panyu, Taiping, Nanning, and Hunan), Thailand, Vietnam, Mexico, Germany, Rumania, and Slovenia where our products are 100% manufactured. Moreover, our customers come from all over the world including Japan, Europe, Hong Kong, China, ASEAN nations, and the United States while our sales in foreign markets account for above 85% of the whole.
Aiming at a true global business, Sumida has pursued a dynamic management system that can conform to the economic ambience and be in line with the legal systems of every country. It activates the organization by allocating and mixing the best of human resources from all over the world as well as transferring a part of the headquarters function to Hong Kong from early time. It also carries out thorough production control in the entire group so as to optimize the production efficiency.
Sumida is the first listed company in Japan to adopt the "Company with Committees System" in April 2003, so that the management (Executive Officers) and governance (Directors who decide business directions) of the company have been separated. In addition, management has taken a dynamic and proactive approach to the future such as amending the Articles of Incorporation in advance of the enforcement of new Corporate Law on 1st May 2006, and introducing quarterly dividend payment system, etc. Sumida’s management also aspires to satisfy all of our stakeholders, including customers, shareholders, employees, suppliers, and local communities.
Representative Executive Officer and CEO