In 1981, Sumisho Auto Leasing Corporation was founded in Japan, emerging as a specialist in service of vehicle management.
The company took its first step into internationalization by creating Sumisho Auto Leasing International Co., Ltd in 2003, and then changed the name to Sumitomo Mitsui Auto Leasing & Service (Thailand) Co., Ltd. after the merger of parent companies. From then, we are climbing into one of the leading operating lease company in Thailand. Our mission and promise clearly saw as our company logo, the Fresh Eye Mark.
We, Sumitomo Mitsui Auto Leasing & Service (Thailand) Co., Ltd. have the following "Management Principles" and shall make continuous effort to realize our mission.
SMAT shall promise the car-user to be satisfied with not only SMAT's qualified SERVICE but also SMAT's creativeness of new value for the safety and reliability of a car-society in Thailand. SMAT shall become the enterprise with positive & active mind for being at the vanguard of the diversity of the world, by placing prime importance on integrity, sound management and setting high value on transparency on its business.
SMAT shall convey the reliability as Auto Leasing Company in Thailand to the stakeholders like customers, shareholders and employees, and shall share the dream with SMAT in future by evolving SMAT as the service management company with the highest quality, and shall achieve prosperous and happy society through sound business activities.
Sumisho Auto Leasing International Co., Ltd.(SALI) was established in Thailand as pioneer branch of Sumisho Auto Leasing Corporation in oversea. The company brought successful business model of Maintenance Lease service from Japan with the concept of “Total Vehicle Management Solution” to implement in Thailand.
The company changed its name from Sumisho Auto Leasing International Co., Ltd. to Sumitomo Mitsui Auto Leasing & Service (Thailand) Co’.’ Ltd due to merging of its parent company; Sumisho Auto Leasing Corporation, with SMBC Auto Leasing Co., Ltd. in Japan
Celebrated 10th Years Anniversary of operation in Thailand
Celebrated the memorable achievement of 5,000 units in operation.
Established Chonburi Branch