SUMITOMO RIKO

 

Sumitomo Riko

Sumitomo Riko at a Glance

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Sumitomo Riko Business at a Glance

History

December,1929

90th
Anniversary

History

Celebrating its 90th anniversary on December 20, 2019, Sumitomo Riko was founded in Yokkaichi-shi, Mie, and it has grown and developed with the motorization of Japan by entering the automotive anti-vibration rubber business in 1954.

Annual Sales

469.7billion yen

Annual Sales

Annual net sales in fiscal 2018 were 1.5% higher on the previous year at 469.7 billion yen due to factors including an increase in demand in the automotive and infrastructure sectors in the China and Asian markets.

Sales by Geographical Segment

Sales by Geographical
Segment

We have created a global production system centered in Japan with net sales reaching 214 billion yen in Japan, 105.3 billion yen in the Americas, 144.6 billion yen in Asia, and 59.3 billion yen in Europe and others.

Global Network

88companies in
24countries

Global Network

We are developing products and maintaining supply systems at five different axes around the world in order to establish ourselves as a global systems supplier. We currently do business in more than 20 countries worldwide.

Number of Employees

Number of Employees

26,156

Breakdown of Employees by Region

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  • 19% Europe and Others
  • 42% Asia
  • 21% Japan
  • 18% The Americas

Breakdown of
Employees by
Region

Our human resource policy is based on “respecting diversity”, “the right person for the job” and “promoting human resources development” for employees with diverse backgrounds to make use of their strengths and contribute to the development of business throughout the entire Sumitomo Riko Group. We promote diversity management throughout the world without solely relying on Japan.

Environment

CO2 Emissions

VOC Emissions

Waste Emissions

Environment

Sumitomo Riko has developed an environmental management system in keeping with our Sumitomo Riko Group Management Philosophy, “We will strive to protect the global environment and to contribute to creating better communities.”
We not only try to reduce environmental impact and risks in our business activities, we also actively develop environmentally-friendly products and technologies which comply with environmental regulations to further increase our corporate value.

Diversity

Percentage of Female Employees in Management Positions

Global

7%*

*GM or higher positions

Ratio of Females Employed
(Non-consolidated basis)

2017

27.6%

2018

30.2%

2019

25.4%

Diversity

At Sumitomo Riko, our goal is to ensure that at least 30% of our total recruitment is composed of female employees.
We have improved our child and family care support program to enable our female employees to feel secure in their employment after recruitment. We also provide internal and external networking and elective training events for female employees to further their career.

Sumitomo Riko Holds Largest Market Share

Global Share for
anti-vibration
rubber for automobiles

24%

(Top global share)*

Global Share for
Automotive Hoses

15%

(Top domestic share)*

*Results (FY 2018) are both estimates by Sumitomo Riko

Sumitomo Riko
Holds Largest
Market Share

We are the world’s top supplier of anti-vibration rubber that reduces vibration and noise caused by the engine and road surface. We are also proud to be the world’s top supplier of hoses which are prized for their technology that combines rubber and resins.

Anti-vibration Rubber
Products per Vehicle

3040

types used

per one vehicle

Core Competencies

Polymer Materials Technology

“Polymer Materials Technology” enables us to create highly functional materials through the use of complex synthesizing, modifying and compounding technologies. Since the founding of Sumitomo Riko, we have accumulated a development capability for us to customize a range of materials and respond to the needs of our customers through the advancement of this technology.

Comprehensive Evaluation Technology

Sumitomo Riko’s "Comprehensive Evaluation Technology" enables us to evaluate and verify nanostructure and particle level analysis at the time of material development through to the performance of actual products at the time of product development. This technology also enables us to anticipate the needs of our customers and propose ‘one step ahead’ solutions.

We Also Produce These Types of Products

We Also Produce These Types of Products

We also make various products which help to build a society which is safe, secure, comfortable and environmentally friendly across the four fields of "Automotive (Mobility)", "Infrastructure and Housing environment", "Electronics", and "Healthcare".

  • Charging Rollers for Printers and Photocopiers

    Charging Rollers
    for
    Printers and
    Copiers

  • Window Films with High Transparency, Reflecting and Insulating Against Heat 'Refleshine'

    Window Films with
    High
    Transparency, Reflecting and
    Insulating Against
    Heat "Refleshine"

  • Seismic Control Systems for Wooden Houses 'TRC Damper'

    Seismic Control
    Systems
    for
    Wooden Houses
    "TRC Damper"

  • Rubber for Table Tennis Rackets

    Rubber for
    Table Tennis Rackets

  • SR Active Mattress 'Taiatsu Bunsan'

    SR Active Mattress
    "Taiatsu Bunsan"

  • Industrial Hoses

    Industrial Hoses

  • Water-developable Flexographic Printing Plates 'AquaGreen'

    Water-washable Flexographic
    Printing Plates
    "AquaGreen"

We also make various products which help to build a society which is safe, secure, comfortable and environmentally friendly across the four fields of "Automotive (Mobility)", "Infrastructure and Housing environment", "Electronics", and "Healthcare".

*Created based on figures as of FY2018 or March 2019

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