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Yokohama Rubber Chairman Speaks at Company’s 100th Anniversary Ceremony

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) held a special ceremony on Oct. 13 to commemorate and express its gratitude for 100 years in business. A total of 660 people, including business partners and customers, attended the ceremony and congratulated Yokohama Rubber on the achievement. Speaking at the event, Yokohama Rubber Chairman Tadanobu Nagumo looked back on the handful of visionaries that...

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Yokohama Rubber Launches Special Website for 100th Anniversary

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently launched a special website to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the company’s founding, which will be in October of this year. The site reflects on the past 100 years of the rubber manufacturer, and communicates the passion and unyielding spirit that underlie Yokohama Rubber. In addition to covering the company’s 100-year history, the site...

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Masataka Yamaishi to Take Helm at Yokohama Rubber

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) said that at its meeting of board members held on Jan. 31, the company has informally decided on multiple senior management changes set to take effect following formal approval at the general shareholders meeting on March 30, 2017. According to the company, Masataka Yamaishi will succeed Hikomitsu Noji as president and representative member of the...

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Building on Japanese Strength of Answering Environmental Challenges: JRMA Chairman

Japan Rubber Weekly recently had the opportunity to talk with Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association (JRMA) Chairman Tadanobu Nagumo about the outlook for the Japanese rubber industry. Nagumo, who is also chairman and CEO of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101), said that as M&A activities progress globally, disparities between companies are becoming increasingly clear. Furthermore, the more innovation is progressing, the...

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Yokohama Rubber’s Philippine Subsidiary Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Founding

Yokohama Tire Philippines Inc. (YTPI), a passenger car tire manufacturing and sales subsidiary of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101), held a ceremony on Nov. 26 at the Quest Hotel in the Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) where YTPI is located. This event was held to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the company’s founding. Around 230 guests attended the ceremony. Attendees...

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IRC 2016 Kitakyushu: Innovation Based on Basic Science

“Innovation Based on Basic Science,” the theme of this year’s International Rubber Conference (IRC) held in Kitakyushu, Japan, aptly describes an important challenge the rubber industry is facing in moving forward, said Tadanobu Nagumo, honorary chairman of the IRC organizing committee, chairman of the Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association (JRMA) and president of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101), at the conference’s opening...

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