News Releases 2011

Dec. 27, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Home Engineering Employees Win Silver Medal, Fighting Spirit Award in Carpentry Category at 49th National Skills Competition PDF
Dec. 19, 2011 Bonds with Disaster-Stricken Community Strengthened
Sumitomo Forestry Collaborates on Construction of
Temporary Café for “Rikuzentakata City Living Project”
Dec. 14, 2011 Saplings Successfully Grow from Rikuzentakata City’s “Pine Tree of Hope” Preserving Young Trees for Future Generations PDF
Nov. 30, 2011 An Industry First in Tokyo’s 23 Wards!
Sumitomo Forestry Completes Private-Pay Three-Story Elderly Care Facility with Fire-Resistant Wood Structure
Selected for FY2011 1st Wood Community Development Promotion Program
Oct. 14, 2011 New House Strengthens Family Ties by Ensuring Necessary Distance Sumitomo Forestry to Launch ikiki Duplex House —Industry-Leading Sound Insulation Allows Comfortable, Stress-free Living— PDF
Oct. 13, 2011 Silver Medal in Carpentry Category of 41st WorldSkills Competition —Shota Mori of Sumitomo Forestry Home Engineering— PDF
Oct. 12, 2011 Open Bay Timber, Sumitomo Forestry Group Company in Papua New Guinea, Acquires FSC Certification —Certification for Appropriate Management of Approximately 12,000 ha of Forestry— PDF
Oct. 04, 2011 Environmentally Friendly Method Effective for Soft Ground Areas Sumitomo Forestry Develops Differential Settlement Correction Method for Housing —Cost of Correction Reduced Compared to Existing Methods— PDF
Oct. 03, 2011 Big-Frame Configuration, Seismic Energy Absorbing Panels, Komazawa Second Model Home Receive Good Design Awards 2011 —Pursuing the Possibility in Wooden Housing by Utilizing the Attractiveness of Wood to Provide Reliable Homes— PDF
Sep. 02, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry to Launch Smart NAVI New House Product Uses HEMS to Make Energy Monitoring Simple and Fun —Showing the Way to Smarter Energy Use—PDF
Aug. 26, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Home Tech to Launch Reforest Home Insurance First Partnership with Financial Institutions in Japan’s Renovation Industry to Discount Insurance Premiums —Providing Full After-Sales Service and Peace of Mind for One’s Home—PDF
Aug. 08, 2011 Regarding a Fire at a Building Materials Manufacturing Subsidiary in IndonesiaPDF
Jul. 29, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Home Tech Chosen for MLIT’s 2011 Program to Promote Resale Housing Transactions and RenovationsPDF
Jul. 21, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Develops “Sumirin Tapered Pile” Soil Reinforcing Pile Realizes High Performance, Shortened Construction Time, and Reduced Cost —Brings Numerous Benefits for Homebuyers—PDF
Jul. 20, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Group Releases Environmental and Social Report 2011 —Presenting Sustainability Initiatives that Harness the Vast Potential of Trees—PDF
Jul. 08, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry to Launch New House Product with Attached Rental Apartments: Forest Plus —Company Utilizes Land Use Expertise to Complement Custom Design with Income GenerationPDF
Jun. 30, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry to Launch Cheer Up Japan! Support Tohoku! Project Will Use Tohoku-Made Materials in Sumitomo Forestry Home Houses to Stimulate Recovery Will Also Hire Up to 60 New Employees in Sumitomo Forestry GroupPDF
Jun. 02, 2011 Notice of Convocation of the 71st Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
May. 23, 2011 Public, Private Groups in China and Japan Team Up to Stage International Green Business Trade Show in Beijing!
Sumitomo Forestry Group to Exhibit in China-Japan Green Expo 2011
In Bid to Expand Business in China
May. 17, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Home Tech to Launch Reforest Ma:Ri Fixed Price Condo Renovation Package —Fortifies Remodeling and Renovation Business and Company’s Renovation Team to Accept Orders in Tokyo, with More Locations Coming—PDF
Apr. 27, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Subsidiary, Rimba Partikel Indonesia Acquires Indonesia’s First CDM Project Emission Credits with Wood Biomass Power —UN Issues Credits Equivalent to 10,982 Metric Tons of CO2 for 2009—PDF
Apr. 25, 2011 The Beauty of Traditional Japanese Architecture Now Possible in Strict Fire Zones Sumitomo Forestry Develops Semi-Fire-Resistant Shinkabe Construction Method —Allows for Greater Differentiation of Japanese-Style Rooms in Urban Areas—PDF
Apr. 21, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Landscaping Commercializes Folded Plate Roof Greening System Announcing the Launch of Koke Kanmuri Resilient against Sunlight and Dryness, Mitigates the Heat Island Effect and Reduces Energy ConsumptionPDF
Apr. 20, 2011 Global Campaign Concerned about Biodiversity Participating in the UN’s Green Wave 2011 Appeal Giving away Tree Saplings at Sumitomo Forestry Model Homes across JapanPDF
Apr. 14, 2011 Notice Concerning Revision of Business Results ForecastPDF
Apr. 11, 2011 —Identifying New Varieties Using DNA Recognition Technologies— Success in Breeding Seedlings of Yuten Shonin’s “Yuten-zakura” Using Plant Tissue Culture TechniquesPDF
Mar. 14, 2011 Announcement Regarding the 2011 Northeastern Japan Earthquake and TsunamiPDF
Feb. 25, 2011 Sumirin Agro-Products to Launch Karuido 60% Lighter than Conventional Rice Seedling Growing Media Next-Generation Lightweight Growing Medium Specially Designed to Save Time and EnergyPDF
Feb. 15, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Home Tech Develops "Masking Method for Improved Sound Insulation" (Patent Pending)To Create More Comfort for Home Owners Undergoing RenovationPDF
Feb. 01, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry Wins First Prize in Green Reporting Awards Sponsored by Toyo Keizai and the Green Reporting Forum Environmental and Social Report 2010PDF
Feb. 01, 2011 Kawasaki Biomass Power Plant Starts Generating ElectricityPDF
Jan. 21, 2011 New Online Study Space for Designing the Ideal Home The Housing Industry's First! Website Launch of "Home Building Master"PDF
Jan. 20, 2011 New Loan and Savings Services for Renovation and Repair of Sumitomo Forestry Home HousesPDF
Jan. 7, 2011 Sumitomo Forestry to Host "Sustainable Forest Gallery 2011-Kikorin's Forest" at Start of International Year of Forests for Recognizing Forests and Forestry - Introducing business models of the Sumitomo Forestry Group aimed at sustainability and symbiosis with the environment -PDF


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