SUMITOMO FORESTRY CO., LTD is a forestry and timber company as well as a building materials trading company, home builder and housing sales company headquartered in Tokyo. The company was established in February, 1948.
In response to worsening environmental problems and heightened demand for housing and building materials over the world, the company is engaged in a number of sustainable businesses overseas- in Asia, North America, Oceania and other regions- that make use of the special properties of trees and wood.
As in Indonesia, Sumitomo Forestry has been planting trees on a large scale. In 2009, the company started work on a large-scale commercial forest plantation project covering 280,000 hectares in West Kalimantan, together with PT. Wana Subur Lestari (WSL). Besides, the company is also actively engaged in environmental plantation projects such as the regeneration of 500 hectares of tropical forest in East Kalimantan since 1991.