Marubeni America Corporation is involved in a vast array of upstream, midstream and downstream business activities - in past years, it was said that we offered everything from "noodles to satellites." And while such a description is a bit outdated today, the essence of our business remains the same. As a result of our coordinated strategy to minimize corporate and shareholder risk by investing in a myriad of business types and industries, we have the capability of offering to our customers and clients a wide series of finished goods and financial products, commodities, raw materials, components, transportation, technical and other services.
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MAC Food Unit, together with four group companies, deals with wide-range of food products and ingredients including grain, vegetable oil, coffee, meat and seafood.
We aim to maintain our supply-chain safe, consistent and on-time by sourcing materials from carefully selected suppliers, and by producing and distributing stable products which meet demand of customers in the US and other regions.
We always stay alert to global supply-demand situation and retail/food-service trend to understand sentiments of both producers and consumers.
We keep looking for investment opportunity and possible partnership mainly in the US including new technology and brand-new concept.
Pasternak Baum Corp. Inc (PBCO) is a leading distribution company and broker of Fats & Oils, distributing/shipping from/to North, Central & South America, and has been globally known as an agricultural commodity broker since the 1920’s.
North Pacific Seafoods, Inc(NPSI) and Eastern Fish Company(EFC) have strong position of US seafood business.
NPSI is designed to produce frozen, fresh Alaskan Salmon and seafood that is suited the quality and product specification of US and international market.
EFC is one of the largest importers and distributors of shrimp. EFC imports and provides 80 million pounds of shrimp, scallops, crab and lobster to the US wholesaler and retailer.
Creekstone Farms Premium Beef LLC(CFPB) processes about 500,000 heads of high quality BlackAngus Beef annually.
CFPB has great reputation among high-end steakhouses and major retailers all over states and international restaurants.
CFPB is also highly recognized from international market as an exceptional supplier for its marbling, flavour and taste.
Grain, Fats & oil products trading
Distribution of seafood products
Processing of Alaska seafood
Beef processing company
MAC markets various textile products together with general merchandise, including footwear, artificial leathers, and hides.
In textiles, we primarily design source, manufacture and market a wide range of quality products that serve both the U.S. and overseas markets. We manufacture garments for apparel wholesalers and retail stores. We also supply woven and nonwoven fabrics to both apparel and industrial manufacturers. We import other related raw materials - mainly yarns, fibers and sell to domestic weavers, knitters, paper producers and carpet manufacturers. We domestically produce knitted fabric for a leading U.S. automotive interior company. And like Marubeni America, many of our customers are market leaders in their fields and hold well-known brand names.
MAC's Hide Department exports U.S. and Canadian hides to European countries including Spain, Italy and Austria, Mexico and Asian countries including China, Korea, Thailand and Japan, where they are processed into leather for shoes, bags and automobile interiors and also supplies synthetic leathers to leading U.S. automotive interior company.
Marubeni provides comprehensive mobile/ICT services, including public cloud services, system construction/maintenance/operation, wireless data communication services, sales of IT-related devices, and sales of cellular phones and mobile devices through nationwide operation of mobile carrier shops in Japan. Additionally, Marubeni provides construction/maintenance/operation of infrastructure systems, such as telecommunication lines and data centers, and BPO, such as call center operations. Marubeni America seeks new business opportunities that can be exported from the US to enhance our capabilities in Japan and Asian markets.
Today, many enterprise leaders face a significant challenge to reduce logistics costs and optimize the supply chain on a global scale. Marubeni provides total solutions to such logistics challenges from planning to operation. We support our customers to develop logistics strategy and improve operation efficiency based on our years of expertise, logistics data, and field surveys.
Third party logistics service provider
IT Equipment Seller
Sole Distributor of Konica Minolta MFP and PP products in Latin America and Caribbean countries
Marubeni provides diversified insurance services through its vast array of general and life insurance companies, insurance brokerage services providing risk management services based on customers' needs, and reinsurance brokerage services with competitive underwriting capacity.
Marubeni capitalizes on its functions as a highly experienced trading companyand conducts investments in real estate businesses. Marubeni was the first real estate developer to develop condominiums in Japan. Over 50 years, Marubeni has accrued a track record of over 80,000 units in the condominium development business in Japan. Marubeni is also expanding its overseas real estate development business in places like the U.S., China and ASEAN countries. Furthermore, Marubeni is currently managing two REITs representing approximately 10 billion dollars in assets. Marubeni is planning the expansion of the real estate investment business by leveraging its vertically integrated platform as well as extensive relationship with global investors.
Captive insurance company
MAC's Agri Business Unit supports growth of our group companies including investments and business operations.
Helena is one of the foremost agronomic solutions providers in the US. Helena markets and sells inputs that improve agricultural productivity for greater customer returns, includes seed and seed treatments, fertilizer and application services, crop protectants, financial services and precision ag services. Helena is headquartered outside of Memphis in Collierville, TN. Across the country, Helena has close to 6,000 employees that work in over 500 branch locations, as well as division offices.
Grain and ingredients business
Gavilon is a grain origination and sales company, has a headquarter in Omaha, NE, offering more than 100 grain locations across the US, as well as numerous international origins and destinations strategically located on major railroads, rivers, and ports, Gavilon handles more than a billion bushels of grain per year. This vast network makes us a strong and reliable partner and allows us to efficiently move grain to the right customer and provide with the best value. Gavilon also merchandise ingredients, having dedicated team of experts uses own network and knowledge of global markets.
Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC has office in Savannah, GA, and been a leading wholesaler of bulk blending grade fertilizers through one of the largest distribution systems in the US. Through over seventy-five bulk terminals, located on the Mississippi River and in key agriculture growing areas, Gavilon is well positioned to provide preferred retailer with the best mix of competitive supply and premier customer service. Gavilon also has offices in, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, Hong Kong, and Geneva for international business.
CGI is a leading worldwide grain and pulse supplier headquartered in Portland, OR, with more than 50 locations in US and more than 300 employees. CGI supplies superior quality western grains and pulses to service both US domestic and worldwide export markets. With an extensive network of origination facilities, CGI is positioned to reliably supply high quality products to meet our customer's needs. CGI owns Montana Specialty Mills, an organic and non-GMO oilseed crushing facility in Great Falls, MT, and a mustard seed facility in Conrad, MT. CGI also invests Montana Craft Malt Company, a malt production and sales company in Butte, MT.
MAC's Commodity Chemicals Unit based in Houston at its industry's center. We are covering following four areas:
Petrochemicals Department is handling Olefins (Ethylene, Propylene, Butadiene, etc..) and Olefin Raw materials (Ethane), Aromatics (Benzene, Toluene, Xylene, Styrene monomer), and Mono Ethylene Glycol. Also, we are trading Carbon Black Feedstock.
Vinyl Alkali & Plastics Department is covering Caustic Soda, Ethylene Dichloride (EDC), Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM), Polyvinyl Chloride resin (PVC), Polyethylene such as HDPE, LLDPE, LDPE, and Polypropylene (PP).
MAC markets paper & paperboard, woodchip and pulp to and from North America.
Paper & paperboard business has been active on the West Coast for import of prime grade products from Japan and other Asian countries as well as export to Japanese markets of U. S. specialty paper products. We have been an exporter of West Coast woodchip, mainly residual material from local sawmills, for both paper production and bio-fuel.
We are expanding our trading portfolios in the oil and gas/ LNG related businesses in the U.S. and South America, while exploring opportunities for investment in up, mid, downstream and low carbon energy businesses.
We also support affiliate companies in oil and gas and nuclear fuel - MIECO, Energy U.S.A., Marubeni Oil & Gas (USA) and Marubeni Natural Gas and LNG America. MIECO, with offices in California, Oregon, Texas, Colorado, New Jersey, Utah and Calgary, Canada, conducts trading of petroleum products, and natural gas in the American and the Pacific Rim markets. Energy U.S.A., with an office in Connecticut, trades natural uranium both domestically and overseas with traders and end-users of nuclear power generations. Marubeni Oil & Gas (USA), located in Houston, Texas, conducts upstream development and production operations in the US. Marubeni Natural Gas and LNG America, with an office in Houston, Texas, conducts an operation of tolling business at liquefaction project of natural gas inLouisiana to export LNG to global market.
Trader of uranium and nuclear energy related equipment
Petroleum and natural gas trading
Oil & gas exploration and production
Operation for tolling business at natural gas liquefaction project and LNG export
MAC is engaged in the import, export, domestic and offshore trade of various light metals, non-ferrous metals and ferrous materials and minerals. While our main activities are trading and distribution, we are also intensely involved in a variety of high-technology related businesses and venture projects for various industries.
Our New York City office specializes in the import and export of aluminum and copper products, trading of aluminum ingot and billet in North and South America and import of high grade Low Carbon Ferro Chrome, Aluminum wire rod for the steel industry, metallic powders for sintered automotive parts.
From our Silicon Valley branch, we deal with aluminum substrates for computer hard disk drives (HDDs), polishing pad and slurry for hard disks, polishing pad for CMP applications, gallium arsenide and epi-substrates, various LEDs with wavelengths from 370nm to 1550nm with emphasis on ultra violet (UV) and infrared (IR) technologies, special plastic lenses for LED light fixtures, and various clean room labels etc.
MAC is involved in business development activities related to the power industry in the Americas. Along with our affiliate, Marubeni Power International, Inc., headquartered in New York City, we explore business and investment opportunities in all parts of the value chain from retail power business to ownership of utility size assets and business. Our affiliate PIC Group, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, provides operation and maintenance services and other technical services intended for customers in the electric power industry and beyond.
Our affiliate PIC Group, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, provides operation and maintenance, start-up & commissioning, staffing, training & documentation services for asset owners and contractors within the electric power, oil & gas and other industries in the global market.
Infrastructure Project Unit is active in investments/EPC arrangement/finance arrangement/Public Private Partnerships development in energy, water, transportation and social infrastructure sector. We also are committed in circular economy businesses such as waste to energy power generation, fuel conversion etc.
General contractor for building construction, utility & equipment installation
The company invests in an offshore oil & gas production platform in Gulf of Mexico.
MAC Aerospace & Ship Unit is active in aerospace and ship related investment, development new business in form of acquisition and/or J/V partnership, sales, chartering and financing of shipping related business.
Also we are supporting our subsidiaries and affiliates (as below) to enhance their businesses in the aerospace and ship sectors.
Distributor of aviation parts
Exporter of defense equipment
For our own account, MAC trades automobiles, construction machinery, mining equipment, Conveyor Belt, industrial machinery and related spare parts. As a shareholder, we invest in and operate;
XL Parts (Houston, TX) and The Parts House (Jacksonville, FL), auto parts suppliersfor the aftermarket. Both companies strategically place multiple locations across the Southern US by sharing best practices.
Zamine Service Peru (Lima, Peru), Zamine Service Chile & Power Train Technologies (Santiago, Chile), Marubeni Mexico, Marubeni Brazil, and CHM Mineria (Barranquilla, Colombia), product support providers for the mining equipment in Latin Americas.
+ Marubeni Citizen-Cincom (Allendale, NJ), distributor for the numerically controlled CNC Lathes (brand name Cincom, Miyano and Ocean).
+ Unipres USA, Inc (Portland, TN), one of the biggest automotive stamping company and main products is automotive body parts and fuel filler tube, transmission parts, main customer is Nissan, Honda etc.
+ RETC (Fremont, CA), 3rd party testing laboratory for Photovoltaic Module and Energy Storage System.
+ Acellent Technologies (Sunnyvale, CA), who could offer IIoT technology as Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) with advanced sensor and AI based software algorithm to achieve Condition based maintenance in the wide range of industries such as aerospace, heavymachinery etc.
+ Having experience in Electric Vehicle fast charger market more than 10 years, Marubeni distributes fast chargers manufactured by SIGNET EV Inc. (South Korea) in North American marketmore than 400 units mainly to Electrify America, which is a subsidiary of Volkswagen and leading charge point operator.
+ Jointly working with GridMarket LLC (New York, NY), a data-driven distributed energy transaction platform, to drive customers’ comprehensive clean energy upgrades. GridMarket algorithmically matches identified project opportunities with best-fit solutions (solar PV, battery storage, fuel cells, combined heat and power, etc.), to help consumers achieve cost savings by embracing the future of clean, onsite energy generation.
+ All State Belting (Des Moines, USA) & Belterra (Vancouver, Canada), distributes and service belt conveyor in many large and highly regarded end users in the aggregate, mining, and forestry industries, to name most applications.
+ The Rubber Department is primarily engaged in supplying the North American industrial market with a wide assortment of quality conveyor belts together with adjacent rubber products such as skirtboarding and gum rubber. Our path to market is generally through regional distributors who have a strong position and footprint in their respective territory. It is through our network of contracted manufacturers that the Rubber Department has become well established in the industry and is also well-known as both a quality conscious and price competitive supplier.
Wholesale distributor of automotive parts
Wholesale distributor of automotive parts
Import, sales and service of Hitachi mining machinery
Product support provider of the mining equipment in Santiago, Chile
Import, sales and service of Hitachi mining machinery
Distributor of numerically controlled CNC Lathes (brand name Cincom, Miyano and Ocean)
Manufacturesstamped automotive body parts
3rd party testing laboratory for Photovoltaic Module and Energy Storage System
Distributor of industrial conveyor belts in USA
Distributor of industrial conveyor belts and hoses
MAC Finance & Leasing Business Unit is engaged in operating subsidiaries, supporting management team at affiliates and developing new businesses in the wide range of finance and leasing space.
Consumer vehicle finance
Leasing and rentals of refrigerated trailers
Railcars leasing and trading business
Vehicle rentals, sales, leasing and fleet management
MAC's business in this area is wide-ranging, serving diverse market segments, geographies and customers through an experienced sales force with solid supplier relationships.
The Specialty Chemicals (SCHM) Business Unit, located in Harrison, NY, imports, exports, and distributes specialty chemicals, industrial plastics, and packaging materials for a broad range of industries, including, but not limited to, Paper, Adhesives, Water Treatment, Electronics, Automotive, and Construction Chemicals. We also participate in the sourcing, marketing, technical support, financing, and warehousing of chemicals.”
Specialty Chemicals has deep roots in San Francisco Bay Area expanding to healthcare technologies including Artificial Intelligence and is constantly seeking innovative companies in mid-to-late stage taking advantage of Marubeni's vast worldwide network and expertise in several industries and markets.
The Next Generation Business Development Unit works closely with the Next Generation Business Development Division in Tokyo on the following strategic objectives:
We are developing new businesses for Marubeni in sectors like eSports/Sports & Entertainment or around themes like Circular Economy.
Together with our division at headquarters, we created a Corporate Venture Capital unit called Marubeni Ventures that will connect Marubeni to ideas and trends in innovation ecosystems globally.
In the U.S., we work as a corporate business administration group supporting Marubeni business units and subsidiaries in projects inData Analytics. We help plan and execute Data Engineering, Data Visualization and Data Analytics projects in cooperation with business units and outside vendors.