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〈Associate Member Company〉

AIM Services http://www.aimservices.co.jp/en/index.html
In 1976, Aim Services Co., Ltd. was established as a joint venture between Mitsui Group companies and the major U.S. service management company, ARAMARK Corporation.
Aim Services is working to become a Total Management Service Company by providing the services its customers require on a comprehensive basis. Centering on food services for a wide range of facilities including offices, factories, hospitals and social welfare facilities, schools, penal institutions, recreation facilities, training facilities and sports stadiums.
AIM Group has become a corporate group currently supplying about 1.2 million meals daily to approximately 3,800 diverse facilities nationwide in Japan. In all life stages from infancy to old age, we are engaged in operations to "support the future of Japan through the provision of food" by providing a range of health programs and nutrition education.
Denki Kagaku Kogyo http://www.denka.co.jp/eng/index.html
Denki Kagaku Kogyo (DENKA) was established in 1915, and it has created a wide range of products based on carbide technology. DENKA has pursued the path of excellence in engineering while evolving as a company.
DENKA has expanded its field of operations to include inorganic and organic materials, resin processing, electronic materials and pharmaceuticals.
In 2015, DENKA will celebrate the centennial of its founding. Currently it is engaged in "DENKA 100", a companywide movement toward its centennial as a company with a century of experience and achievements. DENKA seeks to make a positive contribution to society and continue to maintain steady growth.
"An earnest attitude and sincere dealings", this is DENKA's DNA.
We are committed to carrying
 this DNA on into the next 100 years, and we always aspire to be a manufacturing company trusted by all.
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings http://www.imhds.co.jp/english/index.html
The Isetan Mitsukoshi Group was created through the establishment of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. in 2008 when Mitsukoshi Department Store, established in 1673, and Isetan Department Store, established in 1886, merged their management. The Group will continue to provide a wide array of products and services to its customers. The Group responds with sincerity to the expectations of its customers, and this is the value that the Isetan Mitsukoshi Group provides. Whatever changes occur in the future, the Isetan Mitsukoshi Group will continue to serve in this capacity. For this, each and every employee and management must ensure that our daily work reflects the Group philosophy in the real sense of the word. Through this, this value of ours will continue on to the next generation and so open up the future of the Isetan Mitsukoshi Group.
JA Mitsui Leasing http://www.jamitsuilease.co.jp/en/
JA Mitsui Leasing is a leasing company of great individuality, combining the features of an organization linked to an affiliate of Japan Agricultural Co-operatives (JA) and a general trading company affiliated with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Amalgamating the characteristics of a JA affiliate, a Mitsui affiliate and a general trading company affiliate, JA Mitsui Leasing offers high value-added services and solutions, taking advantage of its multiple channels, leading financial and distribution networks in Japan, and specialist knowledge of an extensive array of industries and sectors of the JA and Mitsui Groups.
Giving first priority to creating good relationships with customers, we provide more fine-tuned support for their business activities by harnessing the extensive sales network we have created throughout Japan. In addition, as a company that continually seeks out new business domains, including overseas operations in the United States and Southeast Asia and initiatives in new energy, we provide customers with new value by bringing together all the strengths of the JA Mitsui Leasing Group, with each employee working on creation and innovation.
The Japan Steel Works http://www.jsw.co.jp/en/index.html
The Japan Steel Works (JSW) was established in 1907, and in the subsequent more than a century it has responded to the advanced requirements of the market as an integrated manufacturer of steel and machinery. During this time JSW has worked hard to constantly develop ever more advanced technologies and skills. Currently, in addition to its existing operational sectors in the heavy and chemical industries such as electric power, iron and steel, petrochemicals, and automotive and electrical machinery, JSW is also engaged in diverse operations in the new energy and IT fields.
JSW has earned an excellent reputation as an integrated materials and mechatronics company. The business activities of JSW will continue to be based on the concept of Monozukuri (good manufacturing practices). JSW takes pride in its stance of manufacturing excellence and responds effectively to the needs of the changing world and the requirements of its customers while seeking to be a "Global & Niche Top Corporate Group".
MITSUI & CO., LTD. http://www.mitsui.com/
Mitsui & Co., Ltd has followed a mission of "providing essential products and services around the world". In order to create new value, we have connected nations, regions, customers, people, products, businesses, information, technology and ideas.
We combine our five functions of Marketing, Financing, Logistics, Risk Management, and IT Process Development with our business engineering capabilities formed from diverse business knowledge. These capabilities cover six business areas such as Metals, Machinery & Infrastructure, Chemicals, Energy, Lifestyle and Innovation & Corporate Development, to provide high value-added services and solutions that meet the diverse needs of our customers around the world.
Mitsui Chemicals http://mitsuichem.com
The roots of Mitsui Chemicals can be traced back to 1912 when it produced raw materials for chemical fertilizers from coal gas byproducts, the first company in Japan to do so. This was to increase the production of food, then a social issue. In this way it made a major contribution to increasing productivity in agriculture. Subsequently, it evolved its technology from coal chemicals to gas chemicals, and in 1958 it built Japan’s first petrochemical complex and so provided impetus to Japan’s industrial sector. Today, the company has many of the world’s top products with sales standing at 1.5 trillion yen, and it has become a global corporate entity with over 135 companies in 27 countries. Its business portfolio includes environment-friendly materials for next-generation vehicles, healthcare services to realize health and happiness in an ageing society, packaging that ensures the reliability and safety of food products, agrochemicals that contribute to increased production of food, electronics materials and the environment-friendly energy sector.
Mitsui Chemicals will continue to contribute to solving social challenges with its outstanding solutions and the "Creating New Customer Value through Innovation".
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding http://www.mes.co.jp/english/
The goals of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding have not changed over the past century.
Starting life as a shipbuilder, currently our operations encompass Ship & Ocean, Energy Systems, Plant Construction, Logistic Systems, Advanced Machinery Systems and Environment-friendly Technology (Environment & Recycling).
We have earnestly worked to resolve many issues in response to the needs of customers and society. As a result, we have become a group of experts versed in a wide range of sectors and deeper levels of technology.
We intend to continue to evolve. However, we will also continue with our key policy. This is based on a concept dating back to our founding in 1917: "To continue our role as trusted manufacturer and trusted member of society ... just as the needle of a compass always points in the same direction."
Mitsui Fudosan http://www.mitsuifudosan.co.jp/english/
Mitsui Fudosan was established in 1941 with the main objective of managing real estate owned by the former Mitsui Gomei Kaisha. Since that time, in response to the changes in the evolving world, the Group's operations have extended out over a broad spectrum mainly focused on real estate business including office building operations, shopping centers, housing, hotels, resorts and asset management consultancy.
In the "Nihonbashi Revitalization Plan", Mitsui Fudosan is also engaged in a restoration plan to restore the vitality of the Nihonbashi area and generate new attractiveness based on the concept of "Proceeding to Create While Retaining and Reviving."
In the "Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City" project, the city is being realized through liaison among the public, private and academic sectors, and the interaction of this diverse community is generating innovation.
The corporate statement of the Mitsui Fudosan Group is its commitment to continue "bringing affluence and comfort to urban living", and we are implementing an innovative engagement to generate new added-value and market creativity.
Mitsui Life Insurance http://www.mitsui-seimei.co.jp
The company was established in 1927 by changing its former name of Takasago Life Insurance to Mitsui Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
In 1947, it recommenced as Mitsui Mutual Life Insurance and greatly expanded its business operations, reflecting the growth of the Japanese economy.
In 2004, it converted from a mutual company to a stock company and its corporate name was changed (back) to Mitsui Life Insurance Co., Ltd., its current status.
It has three main pillars of operations: 1) Providing the best possible services to customers, 2) ensuring a strong and stable financial position, 3) maintaining a trusted management basis. The company is maintaining its policy of putting the customers first, being the "BEST partner" of customers, and ensuring the satisfaction of all stakeholders. Thus, Mitsui Life Insurance is able to give peace of mind to its customers.
Mitsui Mining & Smelting http://www.mitsui-kinzoku.co.jp/en/
The Kamioka Mine has a history extending back over 1,200 years, and formerly it was the largest in the Orient. Mitsui Mining & Smelting (Mitsui Kinzoku) originated when the Mitsui Clan began mining operations at its Kamioka Mine in 1874. Since that time, it has undertaken mine development and refining work, both in Japan and overseas, and it has continued to provide a stable supply of zinc, copper, and precious metals, all key metals to support industry. Products such as exhaust gas cleaning catalyst, copper foil, ITO (Indium Tin Oxide) and automobile door locks are created using advanced R&D in materials technology, and Mitsui Kinzoku now has a top share in the world in these areas. Mitsui Kinzoku also develops and manufactures positive and negative electrode terminal materials used in secondary batteries for eco cars such as hybrid cars and electric powered cars. In the environment sector, using technology that supports the realization of a recycling society, Mitsui Kinzoku is engaged in recycling operations in which valuable metals are recovered from waste, and it is further strengthening its engagement in this area and has earned an excellent evaluation from the related sectors. Mitsui Kinzoku has an ongoing commitment to contribute to the advancement of a pleasant and rewarding society by making products of real value.
MITSUI-SOKO HOLDINGS http://www.mitsui-soko.com/en/
The MITSUI-SOKO HOLDINGS Group commenced warehouse business operations in 1909. As an integrated logistics company, it carries out warehousing operations, and by utilizing its logistics knowhow covering land, sea and air, it supports the supply chain management of many companies.
Currently, it has bases in 24 locations nationwide in Japan, and it also has 38 overseas affiliates in 20 countries worldwide, and operates on a global basis. Utilizing this network, it supports the business operations of its customers through universal logistics.
In recent years, it operates dedicated warehouses (photo) for the healthcare market, where the need is for advanced quality control and security, and in this way it ensures a higher level of customer confidence.
MITSUI-SOKO HOLDINGS also contributes to the solving of logistics issues by providing innovative services including BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and 3PL (Third Party Logistics). MITSUI-SOKO HOLDINGS provides "Value beyond logistics" through a track record of achievement extending over a century and by constantly exploring new opportunities.
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance http://www.ms-ins.com/english/index.html
In October 2001, Mitsui Marine and Sumitomo Marine merged and formed a new company, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Limited.
In April 2010, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group merged with Aioi Insurance and Nissay Dowa Insurance to form MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings.
Currently, MS&AD Insurance Group is in the middle of "Functional Reorganization", chiefly focusing on Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance and Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance, with the aim to meet diversifying customer needs and to achieve significant advancement in corporate value. This reorganization will result in an innovative business model designed to accelerate growth and enhance overall efficiency by clarifying and strengthening the business concept of the two core companies. We will also increase our competitive edge both domestically and internationally as a key member of the MS&AD Insurance Group, which will demonstrate its comprehensive strength by providing superior products and services and will develop global insurance and financial services.
Nihon Unisys http://www.unisys.co.jp/welcome-e.html
The Nihon Unisys Group was established in 1958. From early on, it has been a service provider in the field of ICT services that constantly respond to the needs of the age. It provides integrated services to customers in many sectors including the financial, manufacturing, distribution, energy and social infrastructure sectors, etc. These include system integration, solutions, outsourcing (including Cloud services), integrated infrastructure management and business operations. Through close communication between customers and business sectors, it is engaged in resolving social and business issues, and gives strong support to management and sectorial innovation through ICT services.
Our slogan is "thinking how ICT can contribute to the needs of people and society". We seek to help to find solutions to social issues through our corporate activities and to promote activities that contribute to society in terms of local communities and the global environment.
Oji Holdings http://www.ojiholdings.co.jp/english/index.html
For more than 140 years since its establishment in 1873, Oji Holdings has contributed to the advancement of society and the economy by providing a stable supply of products that are useful to society and ensure peace of mind. In this age of sudden changes in the economic environment and the social structure, the Oji Group has adopted the management policy of "Creation of Innovative Values", "Contribution to the Future and the World" and "Harmony with Nature and Society". Thus, we engage in "ambitious manufacturing" across broad fields of society. By doing so, we strive to be an "Innovative Value-Creating Company" that can contribute to society and to the creation of a better future.
As a Japanese private sector company possessing the largest forestland areas in Japan and extensive afforested areas overseas, we engage in sustainable forest management that actively utilizes forest resources while maintaining their environmental conservation functions to ensure coexistence in Harmony with Nature and Society.
Sanki Engineering http://www.sanki.co.jp/en/
Since its establishment in 1925, Sanki has worked to "give life to buildings" by installing a wide range of vital equipment.
We are an integrated engineering company active over a very wide range of sectors based on the technologies we have developed over many years.
Sanki's business operations comprise Facilities Construction including Air-conditioning, Plumbing, as well as Electric Systems, Information-Telecommunications Systems to support a pleasant environment in buildings and industrial facilities, Machinery Systems that ensure highly effective material handling and transportation, Environmental Systems including water reutilization, and a reduction in waste materials, initiatives essential for life on Earth, as well as Facility Systems that give total support to the integration and relocation of financial institutions.
We also undertake original engineering projects to provide smart building solutions such as energy saving measures by integrating building automation (BA) and information technology (IT).
Sanki Engineering seeks to effectively combine a wide array of technologies such as these and proposes them to customers to attain a more sustainable society.
Sapporo Breweries http://www.sapporoholdings.jp/english/index.html
Sapporo Breweries believes that alcohol can make people's lives more enjoyable and rewarding. Founded in 1876 in Hokkaido, Sapporo Breweries never wavers from its commitment to excellence in production and it seeks to be a company that enables its customers to discover new enjoyment and new rewards. In its beer brewing operations, Sapporo Breweries offers a wide array of products that are very popular with users including "Yebisu", a product with a long history and a rich satisfying flavor, "Sapporo Draft Beer Black Label" which gives the full rich taste of Draft Beer, and "Sapporo Mugi to Hop - The gold" featuring a full body and taste. In 2011, Sapporo Breweries launched "Premium Alcohol-free", a non-alcohol drink with the taste of beer which is very popular. Sapporo Breweries is committed to proactively creating products featuring its original technology and offering added value products and so contributing to an enjoyable and rewarding lifestyle for its customers.
Shin Nippon Air Technologies http://www.snk.co.jp
Shin Nippon Air Technologies (SNK) was established in 1969 by spinning off the construction division of Toyo Carrier Engineering Co., Ltd. (established in 1930 as a joint venture between the Mitsui Group and Carrier Corporation of the U.S.) to become a separate, and independent company.
Combining the three essential factors of air, water and heat, and based on the concept of "safety, reliability and trustworthiness", SNK creates comfortable environments for offices, commercial facilities, hospitals and hotels, as well as environments for facilities such as clean rooms, constant temperature and humidity environments as well as industrial environments for nuclear power plants, etc. In addition, SNK is engaged in protecting the global environment through energy distribution utilizing district heating and cooling systems, energy saving, cost effectiveness and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
"SNK" has developed independent technologies including a "fine particles visualization system", the highest level in the world, "Energy Quest", a system for optimizing control of heat sources, and "P-Q master", an energy conservation variable speed pump controller technology. Thus, SNK accurately grasps the needs of its customers and provides "SNK Quality (ultra reliable quality)".
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation http://www.smbc.co.jp/global/
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) was established in April 2001 through the merger of two leading banks: The Sakura Bank, Limited, and The Sumitomo Bank, Limited. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc., was established in December 2002 through a stock transfer as a bank holding company, and SMBC became a wholly owned subsidiary of SMFG. In March 2003, SMBC merged with The Wakashio Bank, Ltd. SMBC’s competitive advantages include a strong customer base, the quick implementation of strategies, and an extensive lineup of financial products and services that leverage the expertise of strategic Group companies in specialized areas. SMBC, as a core member of SMFG, works together with other members of the Group to offer customers highly sophisticated, comprehensive financial services.
Sumitomo Mitsui Construction http://www.smcon.co.jp/en/
Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co.,Ltd. (SMCC) was established in April 2003 through the merger of Mitsui Construction Co.,Ltd. and Sumitomo Construction Co.,Ltd.
As the only general contractor of the Mitsui Group, based on the long traditions of its forerunners, SMCC aims to create a rewarding future for all. SMCC carries out its business development based on three core elements, Civil Engineering, Building Construction and Overseas Projects in order to respond to wide range of needs that change with the times.
Civil Engineering sector always focuses on the improvement of the social infrastructure such as construction of PC (pre-stressed concrete) bridges, mountain tunnels, shield tunnels and dams, utilizing advanced technology and know-how.
The Building Construction sector provides various types of buildings to meet the client requirement and satisfaction, while focusing on condominium projects, as well as offices and commercial buildings and manufacturing facilities in a different types of industries.
Under the theme of "Bringing the Quality of Japanese Monozukuri (Manufacturing Standard) into Asia and the rest of the World", Overseas Projects contribute to the development of International society through supporting advance of Japanese corporations and ODA projects, taking the advantage of long established Asian Networks.
Sumitomo Mitsui Finance & Leasing http://www.smfl.co.jp/english/index.html
Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd. (SMFL) was formed in October 2007 as a result of the merger of SMBC Leasing Co., Ltd. and Sumisho Lease Co., Ltd. , striving to become one of the top leasing companies in Japan in terms of both quantity and quality. SMFL meets the diversifying needs of our clients by consolidating and leveraging the client portfolios and expert knowledge of the bank-affiliated leasing company, SMBC Leasing Company and the trading-firm-affiliated leasing company, Sumisho Lease Company.
In June 2012, SMFL acquired a globally renowned aircraft leasing company, as part of our progression to a new stage of growth. Through provision of global leasing and other financial solutions, SMFL aims to establish a reputation for unrivaled excellence.
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings http://smth.jp/en/index.html
In April 2011, Chuo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc., and The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd., carried out management integration and established the holding company, "Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc.".
In April 2012, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited was established through the merger of the three subsidiary trust banks.
Based on the "Trustee Spirit" and with its outstanding expertise and comprehensive capabilities, the Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Group will work to create unique values by leveraging a new business model, combining its banking, asset management, administration and real estate businesses, and will move forward on the global stage as a leading trust bank group possessing the largest scale and highest status in Japan.
Toray Industries http://www.toray.com
Toray Industries, Inc. was first established in 1926 as a manufacturer of rayon filament. Subsequently, Toray has developed a wide array of advanced materials including synthetic fibers, resins, films, carbon fibers, electronic materials, high-performance water treatment membranes and pharmaceuticals and medical products while developing and cultivating the market. From April 2014, Toray has engaged in "Project AP-G 2016", a medium-term management program. This is the second stage in "AP-Growth TORAY 2020", Toray’s long-term corporate vision. Currently Toray is engaged in operations in 25 countries and regions worldwide. Based on its corporate philosophy of "contributing to society through the creation of new value with innovative ideas, technologies and products", Toray has created the corporate slogan "Innovation by Chemistry". In its high aim to become "a global top company of advanced materials", Toray strives to achieve innovation in all fields of corporate and business activities.
Toyo Engineering http://www.toyo-eng.com/jp/en/
Toyo Engineering Corporation (TOYO) is engaged in the construction of industrial facilities which supply energy and materials in numerous countries and regions. TOYO has created a global network with overseas group companies to undertake the design, procurement and construction in a wide spectrum of areas including the energy sector as well as infrastructure projects. TOYO also undertakes the optimizing of customer business systems and value chains through the provision of related technical services, business development support, operational support, consulting and system engineering projects. TOYO provides problem solving proposals and methods of implementation to create new corporate value. We are striving to realize our mission "Engineering for Sustainable Growth of the Global Community" by integrating technologies and optimizing overall systems.

〈Associate Member Companies〉

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines http://www.mol.co.jp/en/index.html
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) is an ocean shipping group that meets the needs of the times in a range of fields. The fields range from specialized bulk carriers for iron ore, coal and wood chips to tankers that transport crude oil and LNG, car carriers, containerships that deliver a variety of finished products, and marine business including engagement in the offshore development of oil and gas and so on. Our ocean shipping business supports communities and industries around the world, by concentrating on group-wide strength. With the world’s largest fleet, backed by experience and technologies developed over 130 years, our activities and opportunities are borderless. MOL constantly seeks to be a strong and flexible corporate group. It contributes to the development of the world’s economy on a global scale while striving to ensure safe operation and preserving the ocean and world environments.

as of August, 2014