Marubeni Corp. engages in handling of products and provision of services in the areas of import and export. It also conducts business investment, development and management. It operates through the following segments: Food & Consumer Products; Chemical & Forest Products; Energy & Metals; Transportation & Industrial Machinery; and Power Projects & Plant. The Food & Consumer Products segment handles the domestic and overseas manufacture and trade of all food products that include feed grains, soybeans, wheat, sugar, processed foods, beverages, and their related materials, foodstuffs for professional use, and agricultural, seafood & livestock products. The Chemical & Forest products segment merchandises petrochemicals, electronic materials, specialty chemicals and agricultural chemicals. The Energy & Metals segment covers the trade of petroleum and gas, raw materials development and gas station retail. The Transportation & Industrial Machinery comprises of export, import, wholesale and retail of transportation related machinery. The Power Projects & Plant segment operates electricity and infrastructure related businesses. It also manages plants for oil, gas, chemical, environmental, steel, cement, and pulp and paper industries. It also handles infrastructure development such as railway, airport, port and industrial complex, textile machinery, alternative energy facilities, and other environmental and industrial machines. It was founded in May 1858 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.