MIECO Inc. founded in 1984 is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation. Headquartered in Long Beach, California, the company has offices located in several regions of United States. We actively trade refined petroleum products and natural gas, In the North America and the Pacific Rim regions.
President and CEO: Masahiro (Zack) Yamazaki
Marubeni Corporation of Japan
Marubeni is involved in the handling of products and provision of services in a broad range of sectors. These areas encompass importing and exporting, as well as transactions in the Japanese market, related to food materials, food products, textiles, materials, pulp and paper, chemicals, energy, metals and mineral resources, transportation machinery, and includes offshore trading.
The Company’s activities also extend to power projects and infrastructure, plants and industrial machinery, finance, logistics and information industry, and real estate development and construction.
Additionally, Marubeni conducts business investment, development and management on a global level.
Marubeni American Corporation
Marubeni America Corporation, which we also refer to as “MAC,” is a general trading company, engaged as an intermediary, importer/exporter, facilitator or broker in various types of trade between and among business enterprises and countries. We are the largest overseas subsidiary of the Japanese “sogo shosha” called Marubeni Corporation, which originated in Osaka in 1858. But unlike many other businesses of our size and scope, MAC has few fixed assets, relying instead on the creativity, ingenuity and innovation of our talented and experienced people, our intensive information gathering skills and our extensive financial resources and acumen.
MAC trades in a broad range of commodities, agricultural goods, machinery, energy products, and natural resources for our own account, and on behalf of our clients. In addition, we are more than just global traders and brokers. We also act as major financiers, investors and large-scale organizers. We play a vital role in the logistics of transactions, such as the global movement of products. We assume and manage risk involved in transactions and act as business consultants, using our vast trade experience in new business development. We provide many specialized services, including sales support, transportation, insurance, storage, financing and leasing, engineering and construction service, and traffic and logistics planning. We are also the holding company of, or significant investor in, a number of major companies within our specialty industries.
We are headquartered in New York City, with several other U.S. locations and approximately 40 subsidiary and affiliated companies across the United States, Canada and Mexico. We can also access a network of over 125 Marubeni Group offices and about 450 associated companies worldwide, all of which provide Marubeni offices and affiliates with up-to-the-minute information on commodities, commerce and finance. Through this extensive global network, Marubeni America Corporation is able to facilitate complex projects and transactions, and can assist you in expanding your present business or in identifying and developing new business opportunities.