Sumitomo Electric Hartmetall GmbH is part of the Japanese Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp., a subsidiary of Sumitomo, which is specialized in the development of cutting materials like carbide, cermet, CBN (Sumiboron) and PKD (Sumidia). In modern production facilities located in Japan and in many other countries of the world, to create modern standard and special tools for demanding machining tasks in turning, milling and drilling.
At Willich near Düsseldorf/Germany "Sumitomo Electric Hartmetall GmbH" is the headquarters for sales and logistics throughout Europe with an inventory of over 70,000 different items of metal-cutting tools.
In Lauchheim, in southern Germany, Sumitomo operates a tool factory with over 140 employees, for the present multi-drill, Sumiboron (CBN) - and Sumidia (PCD) cutting tools manufactured as standard and special tools. This plant has recently been expanded to include a technology and development center for cutting tools developed specifically for the European demand.
Sumitomo developed his cutting tools always from the perspective of the discerning client who is seeking its advantages in increasing productivity and reducing manufacturing costs.