About Us

A Global Japanese Company with 120+ Years of History

Established in 1897, Sumitomo Electric is a global Japanese company that produces a wide range of products, including optical fibres, cables and components, electronic devices, and automotive parts. Its products are supplied to telecoms, power transmission, information technology and automotive cable markets worldwide.

With consolidated net sales exceeding $27.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 2023, the Sumitomo Group has been recognised as a Fortune Global 500 company and a world–renowned leader/pioneer in the research and development of high–tech products and systems.

Business Segments

Committed to its mission of enriching society, the Group continuously strives to develop cuttingedge technology in five business segments:

  1. Automotive (1 out of 4 vehicles produced worldwide is equipped with Sumitomo Electric’s wiring harnesses)
  2. Info-communications
  3. Electronics
  4. Environment and Energy
  5. Industrial Materials

The innovative products designed and manufactured by the Sumitomo Electric Group are vital to modern society, frequently operating behind the scenes to help it become a Fortune Global 500 company.

With more than 280,000 employees and over 400 subsidiaries/affiliated companies across the world, Sumitomo Electric‘s impact on the global economy is undeniable.

Sumitomo Electric Europe Ltd

Established in 1972, we are a whollyowned subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric and provide sales and support for selected products manufactured by our parent company, for the European, Middle Eastern and African markets.

Our products and services are respected and sought after worldwide:

Optical Fibres/Cables Fusion Splicers & Accessories  Fusion Splicer Service & Repairs Optical Fibre Connectors Fibre Management & Closures Celmet™ Metal Foam EV Connectors Poreflon™ Water Treatment Filter Passive & Active Optical Components Electron/Microwave Devices

Our advanced technologies and solutions continue to meet the increasing needs of diversified markets in the Telecoms, Data Centre, Space & Defence, Environment & Energy sectors.

Our Corporate Philosophy

As a member of the Sumitomo Electric family, we are committed to upholding its principles and values, always acting with integrity and honesty, and striving to earn the trust of society.

Moreover, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do: we listen to them, acknowledge what they tell us and deliver solutions tailored to their needs.

A commitment to supporting our customers as well as our teams has helped Sumitomo Electric Europe to grow from humble beginnings to a multi-million pound company, serving a variety of customers in more than 50 countries.

Who are Sumitomo Electric?

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