Perennial Power Holdings, Inc. has a unique position in the Sumitomo
Group of companies. We are a joint venture between Sumitomo
Corporation--one of the top three Japanese "sogo shosha" (integrated
trading and investment companies) and Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA).
Sumitomo Corporation is based in Tokyo, Japan. With more than 350
years of history, Sumitomo's founding principles of integrity and sound management have been the guiding force for growth and evolution.
Sumitomo Group companies around the world are still managed according
to the "Founder's Precepts" written by Masatomo Sumitomo in 1630.
These precepts place prime importance on integrity and sound
management with emphasis on foresight and flexibility.
SCOA is Sumitomo's largest subsidiary and brings an American perspective
to today's business opportunities. SCOA has offices across the United
States, Canada, Mexico and throughout South America. SCOA is an
investor and business partner in more than 80 subsidiary and affiliate companies.
Sumitomo has expanded their business to include being an active investor
and a solutions provider in areas including distribution, project
management, supply chain management, technology transfer, trade and transportation.
Perennial Power is proud to be a part of Sumitomo as we help to
strengthen Sumitomo's position in the global independent