Visions - Summer 2009 - 2

From the Editors Dear Visions Readers: W hen businesses communicate well, connections result. As we work to create new business lines and reevaluate old ones, we can often discover new or existing links between ideas, goals, and participants. In this issue of Visions, we follow the connective tissue of some of Sumitomo Corporation of America’s businesses, where connecting the dots has resulted in successful synergy and cross-pollination. SCOA sees wind power as an opportunity that is growing exponentially, so our presence at the WINDPOWER 2009 Conference exhibited our ability to connect the international marketplace to our partners and suppliers. SCOA’s titanium business has experienced a consistent success, and sees an even brighter future by connecting its future growth to the increasing expansion and innovation in international aircraft manufacturing. Additionally, when our Business Investment Unit helped connect our Life Sciences Unit to a tremendous marketing and supply opportunity, it was a perfect example of how SCOA’s business teams can connect to explore new revenue possibilities. We hope that this issue of Visions keeps YOU connected to our spotlighted areas of business. Sincerely, Visions Editors Sumitomo Corporation of America, Corporate Communications Visions magazine is published quarterly by Sumitomo Corporation of America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, one of the world’s leading traders and distributors of commodities, industrial goods and consumer goods. Besides its role as a trader, Sumitomo Corporation is an investor in a diverse range of businesses that positions the company in markets with long-term potential. VISIONS STAFF Stephen Pitalo, Managing Editor Stephen.Pitalo@sumitomocorp.com Jewelle Yamada, Executive Editor jewelle-k.yamada@sumitomocorp.com Vanessa Goldschneider, Associate Editor vanessa.goldschneider@sumitomocorp.com Patricia Holohan, Editorial Assistant patricia.holohan@sumitomocorp.com Submissions and inquiries are welcome. Printed on recycled paper. www.sumitomocorp.com 2 visions Summer 2009 Design/Production, Stanton Design Group stantondesigngroup@mac.com
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Visions - Summer 2009

Contents
Visions - Summer 2009
The Power of Wind Meets The Power of Business
The Space Age Metal With Mettle
SCOA Synergy Helps Fight Kidney Disease on Two Fronts
Man's Best Friend Gets Relief From New Flea Product
The View From Washington
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Visions - Summer 2009 - The Power of Wind Meets The Power of Business
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Visions - Summer 2009 - The Space Age Metal With Mettle
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Visions - Summer 2009 - SCOA Synergy Helps Fight Kidney Disease on Two Fronts
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Visions - Summer 2009 - Man's Best Friend Gets Relief From New Flea Product
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Visions - Summer 2009 - The View From Washington
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