Our department conducts "Ingredient development" and "domestic sales".
With regard to Ingredient Development, we have been introducing unique materials, mainly Japanese materials, to overseas sister companies. While, since 2007, the Sumitomo Corporation Group has acquired leading distributors, who has a capability to developed formulation, in the United States, Brazil, Europe and Asia. As a result, we are currently building a sales platform that accesses approximately 3,000 cosmetics manufacturers on a global basis. We are trying to provide more values for those customers such efficacy data of ingredient, information of global market trend etc. We will deliver unique Japanese materials that support J-Beauty overseas and contribute to the cosmetics industry.
With regards to Domestic Sales, we are expanding to deliver unique overseas materials to Japanese customers, such as Plant Extracts from Active Concepts, US, and the products utilizing Encapsulation Technology from Korea's Biogenics.