Toyo Tires

JRW Survey: Tire Makers Top Other Rubber Manufacturers in Ordinary Income

With an ordinary income of 226.91 billion yen ($2.205 billion) in fiscal 2015, Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) held the top spot among 165 major Japanese rubber manufacturers, found a survey published in the September issue of Japan Rubber and Elastomers, a monthly sister publication of Japan Rubber Weekly. For Bridgestone, this marked a 0.4 percent year-on-year decline. The number two, Toyo...

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Toyo Tires Launches New Proxes R888R for Motorsports

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) has launched in August nationwide sales in Japan for its new 26-inch Proxes R888R tire for use in motorsports. The tire provides excellent handling suitable for circuit racing, and makes use of a tread composition and structure that offers superior grip and control. The use of high-grip compounds and a large-blocked tread pattern...

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Bridgestone and Others Brace for Post-Brexit Changes

With Britain’s referendum vote to depart from the EU, a number of Japan’s tire manufacturers have now been left to speculate as to what the exact fallout will be. Of Japan’s four tire manufacturers, Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108), Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) and Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) have sales locations in Britain. Asked what the aftereffects of Brexit will...

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Toyo Tires Signs Platinum Sponsorship Contract With J League’s Gamba Osaka

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) has signed on to become a Platinum Partner for Japanese professional soccer J1 League team Gamba Osaka. The contract embodies a relationship of total sponsorship support for Gamba Osaka. Toyo Tires began a new brand revitalization effort last year under the catchphrase “Surprising the World.” The team’s continual striving for excellence under a challenging...

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Toyo Tires Joins IRSG Initiative for Sustainable Natural Rubber

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) has made the voluntary declaration that it is on board with, and will be party to, objectives of the Sustainable Natural Rubber Initiative (SNR-i). Proposed and launched by the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG), the initiative serves to ensure the sustainability of natural rubber (NR). It seeks to achieve an NR economy in...

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Think Globally – Toyo Tires President Shimizu

Message to New Employees Takashi Shimizu, president of Toyo Tire and Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105), recently addressed the company’s new employees in a speech where he told them to take basic work principles on board. Shimizu told the new recruits that, since becoming president, he has been saying that employees should have a sense of crisis in the sense that...

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