President's Message

Crate the prosperous future of agriculture together with producers in Japan and overseas

TOSHIHIKO YANO, President

As a member of Sumitomo Chemical Agro Group, we are involved in the research, development, production and sales of essential farming materials. These include seeds, seedlings, seed coating, nursery soil, irrigation materials and so on. We aim to grasp the transformations of agriculture and agricultural technologies, and make developments in each of our business areas to meet the needs of agricultural producers.

Sumitomo Chemical focuses on investment in crop science fields, which is one of its core business areas. By combining Sumitomo Chemical’s agricultural chemicals and fertilizers with our materials and services, we intend to strengthen our capabilities Total Solution Provider (TSP)* function which offers all-round support to producers.

Based on our long history of technical capabilities and R&D abilities, we are expanding our business widely to overseas. Through such activities, we aim to create the prosperous future of agriculture together with producers in Japan and overseas.

* Total Solution Provider (TSP)
As a TSP, we offer comprehensive support to farming management, combining the products and functions of each company in Sumitomo Chemical Agro Group. These include agricultural chemicals, fertilizers and farming materials, related technologies and the production and sale of agricultural commodities.