Aug 13, 2014

Sumitomo takes control of Malaysian fertilizer maker

Sumitomo Corp. and its Singapore-based unit, Sumitomo Corp. Asia & Oceania Pte. Ltd., have taken a controlling stake in Malaysian fertilizer maker Union Harvest Sdn. Bhd. The trading house and its subsidiary said they have raised their joint equity stake in the Malaysian company ...

Dec 25, 2013

Refiners to merge LPG operations

Three oil refiners and trading firm Sumitomo Corp. plan to merge their liquefied petroleum gas import and wholesale operations in a move that would give them the largest share of Japan’s LPG market. The refiners are Cosmo Oil Co., TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K. and Showa ...

Oct 1, 2013

Osaka Gas to enter U.K. tap water industry

Osaka Gas Co. said Monday it will buy a big stake in a utility supplying tap water to London and surrounding areas from Sumitomo Corp. By acquiring a 50 percent stake in Summit Water U.K. Ltd., the parent of Sutton and East Surrey Water ...