Latest Sumitomo Chemical Co. Stories

2008-09-30 18:01:07

Tokyo, Sept. 30 (Jiji Press)--Sumitomo Chemical Co. said Tuesday it has lowered its group operating profit estimate for fiscal 2008 to 70 billion yen from 95 billion yen from previously seen.

2008-09-08 18:00:30

Tokyo, Sept. 8 (Jiji Press)--Sumitomo Chemical Co. said Monday that the full-fledged operational launch of its oil refinery and petrochemical complex in Saudi Arabia is seen to be delayed to January-March 2009.

2008-08-23 18:00:26

Tokyo, Aug. 23 (Jiji Press)--Japanese chemical makers are promoting the use of raw materials other than naphtha to combat soaring crude oil prices and ensure stable production. In departure from dependence on naphtha as a key raw material for chemical products, Sumitomo Chemical Co.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.