Worldwide Operations

The Suminoe Textile Group conducts business operations on a global basis, having the advantages of stable production and quick delivery.

The Suminoe Textile Group has accelerated its overseas expansion, mainly into Asia and North and Central America, since 1994 when it established an overseas subsidiary in Thailand. To date, our Group has expanded its overseas presence to include 13 business sites in six countries. We deliver automotive textiles to Japanese automobile manufacturers located in each country, in accordance with their requirements. In China, we manufacture electric carpets and filters. Through the active recruitment of local employees, the Suminoe Textile Group is committed to helping to create jobs in the respective regions.

Overseas net sales
[As of May 31, 2019]
Number of employees
[As of May 31, 2019]
  1. Suminoe Textile of America Corporation
  2. Suminoe Textile of America Corporation (C.A. Design)
  3. Bondtex, Inc.
  4. Suminoe Textile de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
  5. SPM Automotive Textile Co., Ltd.
  6. Suzhou Suminoe Koide Automotive Accessories Co., Ltd.
  7. Suminoe Textile Shanghai Co., Ltd.
  8. T.C.H. Suminoe Co., Ltd.
  9. Suminoe Koide (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
  10. PT. Sinar Suminoe Indonesia
  11. PT. Suminoe Surya Techno
  12. Suminoe Teijin Techno Krishna India Pvt. Ltd.
  13. Suzhou Suminoe Textiles Co., Ltd.(Production of electric carpets)

Automotive Textiles

South Carolina, U.S.A.Suminoe Textile of America Corporation

Production and sales of automotive textiles

In 2003, Suminoe Textile of America Corporation (STA) was established as a wholly owned subsidiary of Suminoe Textile Co., Ltd. Since then, STA has expanded the scope of its operations to include the automotive seat covering materials business, the carpet and mat businesses, and then the needle punch business. It has now grown into one of Suminoe Textile’s largest global establishments.

California, U.S.A.Suminoe Textile of America Corporation (C.A. Design)

Design office of automotive seat covering materials

This is the design office of Suminoe Textile of America Corp. At the office, designers are stationed and working on designing automotive seat covering materials destined for the North American market, while securing coordination with Japan.

South Carolina, U.S.A.Bondtex, Inc.

Lamination of automotive seat covering materials

In 2015, Suminoe Textile of America Corp. acquired 100% of the shares of Bondtex, Inc., making it a subsidiary of STA. The purpose of the acquisition was to enable STA to expand its business areas to downstream sectors, so as to establish a system to adaptively respond to the requirements of automobile manufacturers and Tier-1 suppliers.

Guanajuato, MexicoSuminoe Textile de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.

Production and sales of automotive textiles

Suminoe Textile de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (STM) is a 100%-owned subsidiary of Suminoe Textile of America Corp. STM was set up in 2013 as a manufacturing factory of car mats. Currently, STM is also engaged in the carpet business. The company aims to continue to augment its business, in accordance with Mexico’s economic development and increasing customer demand.

Guangzhou City, ChinaSPM Automotive Textile Co., Ltd.

Production and sales of automotive textiles

In 2005, SPM Automotive Textile Co., Ltd. (SPM) was established as a joint venture of Suminoe Textile Co., Ltd. Against the backdrop of the Chinese economy, which has grown into the world’s largest automotive production market, SPM has continued steady sales growth primarily in the automotive seat covering materials business, evolving into one of our primary manufacturing sites in China.

Suzhou City, ChinaSuzhou Suminoe Koide Automotive Accessories Co., Ltd.

Development and production of automotive textiles

Suzhou Suminoe Koide Automotive Accessories Co., Ltd. (SSK) was established as a joint venture in 2003, to play a central role in facilitating active advancement into the Chinese automotive market and in displaying the comprehensive strength of development, production and sales. As a hub for delivering Japanese quality products to each country, SSK will continue to achieve further business development.

Shanghai, ChinaSuminoe Textile Shanghai Co., Ltd.

Planning, development, production management, wholesale, and export of production of automotive textiles and traffic facilities textiles

In 2010, Suminoe Textile Shanghai Co., Ltd. (STS) was established as a 100%-owned subsidiary of Suminoe Textile Co., Ltd. STS conducts a variety of business centering on selling automotive textile products and their raw materials in China. The company is also involved in import and export. Moreover, STS develops its proprietary products, while putting its energies into developing new products and finding new customers.

Ayudhaya, ThailandT.C.H. Suminoe Co., Ltd.

Production and sales of automotive textiles

T.C.H. Suminoe Co., Ltd. (TCHS) is a joint venture set up in 1994. Since its inception, TCHS has been mainly engaged in the automotive seat covering materials and carpet businesses. TCHS remains committed to the development of new products and new customers.

Chiang Mai, ThailandSuminoe Koide (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Production and sales of automotive textiles

In 2018, Suminoe Koide (Thailand) Co., Ltd. started its operations as a production site of automotive mats, in order to enhance our competitiveness in the Thai market. Maximizing mat production expertise accumulated thus far, the company aims to function as a factory with high production efficiency.

Bandung, IndonesiaPT. Sinar Suminoe Indonesia

Development and production of automotive textiles

PT. Sinar Suminoe Indonesia (SSI) was founded as a joint venture in 2003. Since then, SSI has been supplying automotive textiles, such as seat covering materials and floor carpets, to automobile manufacturers in Indonesia. The company has steadily expanded its business operations, while also exporting its products to ASEAN members and North American countries.

Bandung, IndonesiaPT. Suminoe Surya Techno

Production and sales of automotive textiles

In 2013, PT. Suminoe Surya Techno was set up as a joint venture for the production and sales of mainly automotive mats. It has continued steady business growth, not only by supplying products for the Indonesian market, but also by exporting car mats to Japan, North American countries, and Thailand.

Haryana, IndiaSuminoe Teijin Techno Krishna India Pvt. Ltd.

Production and sales of automotive textiles in the Indian market

Suminoe Teijin Techno Krishna India Pvt. Ltd. (STK) was jointly set up in 2010 as a subsidiary of Suminoe Teijin Techno Co., Ltd. in India, in view of the further development of the country’s rapidly growing automotive industry. By capitalizing on Japan’s technological prowess, STK strives to expand its business, while appropriately meeting customer needs.

Functional Materials

Suzhou City, ChinaSuzhou Suminoe Textiles Co., Ltd.

Production of electric carpets

Suzhou Suminoe Textiles Co., Ltd. was established in 2003 as a 100%-owned subsidiary of Suminoe Textile Co., Ltd., primarily to manufacture electric carpets. Now the company has entered into the deodorant filter business, and continues its business expansion, while producing safe and high-quality products.