40th Anniversary Brochure - 2019

Company History

1897 - Sumitomo Copper Rolling Works is opened 1932 - Sumitomo manufactures and sells carbide cutting tools under the brand name “IGETALLOY” 1977 - Sumitomo manufactures and sells PCBN tools under the brand name “SUMIBORON” 1979 - Sumiden Carbide America, Inc. is established in Mount Prospect, Illinois on August 1st, 1979 1986 - The official company name is changed to Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. 1990 - Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. opens the Detroit sales branch office in Michigan 1991 - Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. opens the Cincinnati sales branch office in Ohio 1991 - Sumitomo Electric Carbide Manufacturing is established in Wisconsin 1997 - Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. celebrates its 100 year anniversary 2003 - Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Crop. becomes independent from Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. 2004 - Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. celebrates its 25 year anniversary in the United States 2007 - Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. acquires Master Tool, LLC located in Ohio Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. opens the Huntsville sales branch in Alabama 2008 - Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Mexico is established in Aquascalientes, Mexico 2012 - Sumicarbide Canada, Inc. is established in Mississauga, Ontario 2013 - Sumitomo Electric Carbide Manufacturing expands facility by 55,000 sq. ft. Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. opens Americas Tool Engineering Center (ATEC) in New Berlin, Wisconsin 2015 - Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. opens Torrance Warehouse in California 2019 - Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. celebrates its 40 year anniversary in the United States

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