Sumitomo Cement Co., Ltd
|Nov. 1907||Founded as Iwaki Cement Co.,Ltd.|
|Nov. 1949||Starts production and sale of ready-mixed concrete;
first company in Japan to do so.
|Jul. 1954||Constructs Hamamatsu Plant which employs a large Lepol-type kiln for the first time in Japan.|
|Oct. 1963||Company renamed Sumitomo Cement Co., Ltd.|
|Apr. 1980||Founds Far East Cement Corporation jointly with
local industrial players.
|Jun. 1994||Tie-up with Phinma Group of the Philippines.
(Equity participation in Davao Union Cement Corporation.)
Osaka Cement Co., Ltd
|Oct. 1916||Company becomes Cement Division of Osaka Yogyo Co,. Ltd.
(a corporation founded in 1882).
|Dec. 1926||Osaka Yogyo Cement Co., Ltd. founded.|
|Nov. 1963||Company renamed Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.|
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd
|Oct. 1994||Sumitomo Cement and Osaka Cement merge into Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.|
|Apr. 1997||Non-utility power generation equipment (output: 100,000 kW)
put into operation at Ako Plant.
|Sep. 1997||Certified ISO 9002 for company's all 6 cement plants.|
|Nov. 1999||Tie-up with Ube Mitsubishi Cement Corporation in the
|Jul. 2001||Relocate Head Office to 6-28, Rokubancho, Chiyoda-ku, TOKYO|
|Nov. 2002||Nano-Tera Laboratory have complete|
|Apr. 2005||Shanghai Representative Office have established|
|Jun. 2006||Introduce of Executive Officer System.|
|Sep. 2007||Capital participation into Yunnan Kungang & K.Wah Cement Construction Materials Co., Ltd.|
|Nov.2007||Sumitomo Osaka Cement cerebrates the 100th anniversary of business operations.|
|Feb. 2009||Non-utility biomass power generation equipment (output:25.000kW) Put into operation at Tochigi Plant.|
|Nov. 2012||Lithium iron phosphate as a cathode material for use in lithium-ion batteries production factory was established in North Vietnam.|