Sumitomo's established supply chain provides chemicals for a range of manufacturing processes. The company's chemical experts help specific clients in the field select and implement the most efficient synthesis process for producing specific molecules.
The catalytic asymmetric hydrogenation process was discovered in 1987 by Dr. Ryoji Nyori. Over the past two decades, Nyori chiral technology has evolved rapidly and become widely applied in chemocatalysis. It has been especially valuable in the manufacture of chiral pharmaceutical products and fine chemicals. In 2001 Dr. Nyori shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with William S. Knowles for their work in the study of chirally catalyzed hydrogenation.
Sumitomo's global network includes 148 offices in 67 countries. Sumitomo also provides unique expertise in the import and export business.
Through its global network for sales and distribution, Sumitomo has become a major resource for pharmaceutical companies. Sumitomo provides raw materials, production facilities, R&D facilities and various technical process support to major manufacturers in the pharmaceutical industry.
About Sumitomo Corporation of America
Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA), is a fully integrated trading and investment enterprise with offices in 11 major U.S. cities. SCOA is the largest wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation (SC), an integrated global trading firm with diversified investments and businesses. Established in 1952, and headquartered in New York, SCOA is involved in a wide range of industries, including working on a global scale with SC and subsidiaries to expand on emerging opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry. http://www.sumitomocorp.com
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