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Toyo Tires Looks to Incorporate Sustainable Development Goals

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) recently announced that it has gotten on board with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), drafting up a plan for how the company aims to implement these SDGs throughout its group’s business by 2030. The company has also signed the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) to help bring about an inclusive society. Toyo Tires has already...

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Yokohama Rubber Charity Fund Makes Donation to ChildFund Japan

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.’s (TYO:5101) Yokohama Magokoro Fund, a charity initiative funded by voluntary employee donations, has contributed funding to support ChildFund Japan. As a special nonprofit organization (NPO), ChildFund Japan runs initiatives such as a sponsorship program that sees sponsors exchange letters with children in need while helping to support their growth. To bolster the donation, Yokohama Rubber has...

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Michelin Japan Details Ideas to Cut Down on Tire Waste via Regrooving, Retreading

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. has detailed a number of solutions that it can provide to help with environmental issues. Holding a March 12 media seminar on this at the first day of the New Environmental Exposition 2019, Michelin Japan VP Takaaki Takahashi said that his company is setting out with a long-term strategy aimed at significantly cutting down on...

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Marubeni Starts up Russian Sales Subsidiary for Mining Truck Tires, Rubber Materials

Trading company Marubeni Corp. (TYO:8002) recently announced that it has established Marubeni Rubber RUS LLC (MRR), a new Russian sales subsidiary that is set to handle large tires for mining trucks as well as a range of other rubber materials for the mining industry. Abundant in natural resources, Russia is seeing a high level of activity aimed at mine development....

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Yokohama Rubber Supplies Fuel-Efficient Tires for New Mitsubishi Minivan

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has started supplying its Geolandar SUV and Geolandar G033 tires as OE for the new Delica D5 minivan from Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (TYO:7211), which launched in Japan on Feb. 15. The new Delica D5 is available as either a standard model or the Delica D5 Urban Gear model, which incorporates new modern elements. The standard...

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Yokohama Rubber Subsidiary Expands Japanese Lineup of Agricultural Machinery Tires

The Alliance Tire Group (ATG), a subsidiary of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101), is looking to expand its lineup in the Japanese market for the agricultural machinery tires that it manufactures and sells under the Alliance brand. The group has begun offering a number of new tire sizes to this end. Coming as new products here are seven sizes of...

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