Founded in 1988 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of its parent company Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd. (Japan), Sumitomo Chemical (UK) plc’s main business fields and functions are to distribute and market insecticides for its parent company, and also to provide financial and administrative services to group companies.
The company has grown to support its supply function, with Sumitomo Chemical (UK) plc listed as the authorisation holder for active substance product-type combinations in accordance with Article 95 of the Biocidal Products Regulations (EU) No 528/2012. Our work is underpinned by our dedicated regulatory and technical teams who provide end-to-end support for customers operating in the challenging environment of product authorisation in the EU.
In 2009, Sumitomo Chemical (UK) plc acquired Atrium Innovation Ltd, a specialist device development company, and introduced its electrostatic liquid dispersion technology into the Sumitomo Group. This technology is now successfully launched into the SEA and EMEA regions under the airnote brand.