Consumer Products GroupLifestyle Division
Major Products and Areas
- Apparel, Footwear
- Lifestyle Products
- Textile Materials, Industrial Materials
- Nursing Care Products and Services
- Rubber Products (tires and conveyor belts)
- Rubber Raw Materials (natural and synthetic rubber)
Establishment of OEM*1 and ODM*2 systems for lifestyle-related products that plan, produce, and deliver the right amount of products at the right time with short delivery times
Marubeni has established a system whereby apparel, footwear, everyday consumer goods, and other lifestyle products are planned and produced within a short lead-time, and delivered to retailers at the proper volume and on a timely basis. This Division’s advanced merchandise planning capabilities allow for the quick identification of trends and needs , which are then applied to designs; by leveraging supply chains vertically integrated from the sourcing of raw materials to end products, we are able to supply high-quality, cost-competitive products, and we have earned the trust of our many customers both domestic and abroad.
- OEM: Original Equipment Manufacturer; manufacturing of products sold under the name or brand of the contractee.
- ODM: Original Design Manufacturer; ODM is an abbreviation for Original Design Manufacturing/Manufacturer. An ODM does everything from the development and design to the production of a product that is eventually sold under another firm’s name or brand.
A global provider of a wide variety of textile, leather, and related materials
We supply a wide variety of textile materials, leather materials, and related materials globally, including industrial materials, functional materials, lifestyle materials, raw materials, housing materials, and fabric materials. In addition, we are working to build a recycling-oriented supply chain through the recycling of textile products in order to solve social and environmental issues such as those presented by textile product disposal.
Business development in a wide range of areas, from rubber raw materials to finished products
We are developing a wide range of businesses, encompassing upstream (rubber raw material sales) to downstream (car maintenance and conveyor belt distribution) businesses.