Research and Development Organization
Sumitomo Chemical's research organization comprises the Business Sector Research Laboratories, the Corporate Research Laboratories, and the Production & Safety Fundamental Technology Center. At the Business Sector Research Laboratories, both manufacturing and sales personnel are making concerted efforts on research and development of products that contribute to the maintenance, strengthening, and expansion of their business activities and of basic and elemental technologies. The Corporate Research Laboratories are engaged in long-term research projects, including projects to develop (a) technologies required to enter new business fields, (b) common base technologies that will yield competitive advantages for the sustainable development of the company's core businesses, and (c) next-generation products and processes. The Production & Safety Fundamental Technology Center promotes research and development to strengthen safety measures, disaster-prevention capabilities and production plants' competitiveness, while actively providing support for the company's manufacturing operations.
Business Sector Research Laboratories
Corporate Research Laboratories
Production & Safety Fundamental Technology Center