Sojitz Corporation

Sojitz Corporation


Sojitz has over 50 years experience in the global market, and has supplied more than 12,000 rolling stock units and various transportation equipment, services and facilities, including E&M equipment, turnkey systems, operation & maintenance services, and rolling stock manufacturing facilities (with technology transfer). Sojitz always aims to be an innovative, function-orientated trading company commanding industry-leading competitive advantages and earnings. To this end, Sojitz employees think creatively, finding innovative ways to provide new sources of value.

Company Profile

Sojitz Corporation is a general trading company ("sogo shosha" in Japanese), created through the merger of Nichimen Corporation and Nissho Iwai Corporation, both of which had over a century of trade experience. Sojitz conducts its operations in about 50 countries through 505 consolidated subsidiaries and affiliated companies all over the world. Sojitz' business activities are wide-ranging, covering machinery, aerospace, energy and mineral resources, chemicals and plastics, real estate development, forest products, consumer lifestyle-related business, and new business development (including IT solutions). The Sojitz Group produces new sources of wealth by connecting the world's economies, cultures and people in a spirit of integrity.


Railway Vehicles

EMU, DMU, locomotives, freight wagons etc.

Vehicle Components

Propulsion systems, bogies, HVAC brakes, gangways, etc.

E&M Equipment

Substations, signalling devices, fare collection systems, etc.

Turnkey System

APM, etc

Operation and Maintenance

Rolling Stock Manufacturing Facilities (with technology transfer)


Our typical railway business functions

Pre-Award Project Development Stage

  • Finding opportunities
  • Organizing a Project Team
  • Bid preparation and proposal creation
  • Bond and insurance arrangements
  • Financing arrangements
  • Taxation and legal advice
  • Negotiations with customers

Post-Award Project Execution Stage

  • Finalizing contracts
  • Commercial administration
  • Project management
  • Local office set-up support
  • Localization and technical transfer support
  • Delivery controls
  • Warranty support


Sojitz Corporation

Transportation Project Sect. Transportation & Social Infrastructure Dept.
Infrastructure & Environment Business Division
1-1, Uchisaiwaicho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo 100-8691, Japan
Tel: 03-6871-4567 (when dialing from outside Japan: +81-3-6871-4567)
Fax: 03-6871-4113(when dialing from outside Japan: +81-3-6871-4113)
Osayasu Sano


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