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Sumitomo Opens New Facility in Guadalajara, Mexico

August 13, 2008
Chesapeake, VA

Sumitomo Opens Third Facility in Guadalajara, Mexico

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) opened a new facility in Guadalajara, Mexico on Friday, August 01, 2008. This new facility now joins Monterrey and Mexico City in supporting the increasing demand for Sumitomo power transmission products in Mexico. Guadalajara is the second largest city in Mexico, behind Mexico City, with a large industrial base and many local OEMs.

“The expansion into Guadalajara reflects part of SMA’s long-term growth strategy for its Latin American operations”, noted Jim Solomon, Vice President and CFO of SMA. “The establishment of this new facility allows Sumitomo to better serve its customers in the Guadalajara region of Mexico. We look forward to the opportunity to expand our relationship with existing customers in the area while increasing our market potential in the area.”

For additional information on our Guadalajara facility contact Jim Solomon or visit www.sumitomodrive.com.

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