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Sumitomo Electric Industries is a world class company supplying high performance cutting tools to a broad base of customers in the component manufacturing sector. Continuous research and development activities combined with intellectual property and application have produced outstanding progress in the fields of opto-electronics, electronic systems, energy production, and new materials.

Japans biggest manufacturer of electric cables and wire products Sumitomo deployed hardmetal drawing tools for the production of copper wires in 1928. Hardmetal cutting tools were a natural progression in 1931 since when Sumitomo Electric has established itself as a market leader in the development and application of cutting materials, chipbreaker and coating technology. Customer service through expanding global representation resulted in Sumitomo establishing its daughter company Sumitomo Electric Hartmetall GmbH in Willich responsible for all sales activities in Western and Eastern Europe.

Products include Hardmetal, CBN, and PCD cutting tools for turning, milling, drilling, and boring applications plus a range of blanks for toolmakers. New innovations in the field of Hardmetal, Ceramic and Cermet cutting materials capable of machining a diverse range of workpiece materials have established Sumitomo Electric as a market leader in high performance machining.


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