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5.5 Ton Baseplate Manufactured from our Home Plate


The Chesapeake, Virginia headquarters of Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) expedites 5.5 ton baseplate, which no other manufacturer was capable of producing in time, all in less than 10 business days.

January 28, 2016

Dedicated employees + SMA Machine Skills Career Track + NIMS Certifications + Career Studies Certificate + Associates Degree = Win! Win! (or Winning) Formula.

Access to a highly skilled, educated workforce is the most critical element for a global competitiveness advantage and innovation success. SMA staying ahead of the curve! Anticipating the need for increased skills and acknowledging its capable workforce already in place with a willingness to learn, SMA, in partnership with Tidewater Community College and two other local manufacturing companies, launched a newly-created Machine Skills Career Track to address the skills gap challenge and to promote a renaissance of manufacturing education within the company.

September 29, 2015


Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America Launches Microsite Targeting the Food and Beverage Industry

Today, SMA announces the launch of a highly intuitive microsite containing interactive tools that help customers navigate and match the packages to different applications.

July 1, 2015


Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America Sponsors the first ODU Big Blue Cubing Competition

Participants of all ages competed in the Rubik’s Cube Competitions at Old Dominion University on Saturday, October 24, 2015

October 26, 2015


Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America Sponsored and Exhibited at the Manufacturing Day Expo II on October 9, 2015

Hundreds of high school juniors and seniors attended the Manufacturing Day Expo II at ECPI University in Virginia Beach, VA on October 9, 2015 from 10AM – 2PM. With the expansion of the manufacturing industry, it is imperative for students to be able to speak directly to corporations, such as Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA), about career paths and opportunities.

October 9, 2015


Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) Donates $38,000 to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore

This initiative is at the core of SMA's values-to work as a team. Our employees understand individuals and families across our communities need assistance, and we could not be more proud to be an annual donor and Epicurean partner of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore.

December 4, 2015


General Mitchell International Airport Checks In Baggage Handling System

Baggage Handling Improvements at General Mitchell International Airport Facilitated by Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA)

October 28, 2015


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