The Sumitomo Group of Companies has a history that goes back over 400 years. Today, Sumitomo has over 267,000 employees worldwide with annual sales that exceed 400 billion US dollars.The Sumitomo Group, one of the largest groups of companies in Japan and the world, is active in the most diverse industries, including iron and steel, mechanical engineering, mining, ceramics, real estate, banking and trade. Integrity, healthy management and the philosophy of not putting profits first form the basis of its success.
Sumitomo Drive Technologies (100% Subsidiary of Sumitomo Heavy Industries) brand guarantees innovative, top quality products and services developed by the most advanced technologies. From steel production and cargo cranes to food processing and healthcare, SDT offer products and services worldwide that improve mankind’s quality of life.
Since 2011, the renowned manufacturer of industrial transmissions, Hansen Industrial Gearboxes, headquartered in Edegem, Belgium, has been part of the company group and also under the umbrella brand Sumitomo Drive Technologies. In Europe there are currently around 590 employees who develop, manufacture and distribute an extensive range of precision gearboxes, gearboxes and geared motors and high-performance industrial gearboxes.
Decades of experience and innovation, a leading position worldwide in drive and control technology combined with a worldwide presence make Sumitomo Drive Technologies a trustworthy partner for all its customers.