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Yokohama Rubber Launches New Urethane Coating for Construction Waterproofing

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently launched Urban Roof SF, a new two-component urethane waterproofing material in the company’s Urban Roof lineup, which targets applications in buildings and condominiums. Urban Roof SF falls outside the scope of the Japanese Ordinance on Prevention of Hazards Due to Specified Chemical Substances, which regulates materials that contain chemical substances in excess of prescribed...

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New President at Yokohama Rubber Discusses Market Trends, Growth Strategies

The new president of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101), Masataka Yamaishi, assumed office on March 30. This year is a milestone for Yokohama Rubber, marking the 100th anniversary of the company’s founding. President Yamaishi recently sat down with Japan Rubber Weekly to discuss his thoughts on being named president of Yokohama Rubber and a variety of other topics. On being...

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Yokohama Rubber to Launch New Tire for SUVs, Pickup Trucks

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) will launch new sports utility and pickup truck tire Geolandar M/T G003 in August. The product will be offered in nine sizes ranging from 15–20 inches with additional options to be released after September. Through improved endurance and wear-resistance, the new tire has long-life off-road performance on various road surfaces, including mud, rock, dirt and...

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Yokohama Rubber Bolsters Global High-Pressure Hose Business

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) said that two of its high-pressure hoses sold outside of Japan are now certified for use in ships and port facilities, marking a first step toward expanding the markets for these products. The SAE100R1S and the SAE100R2S have received certification by DNV GL AS, a maritime classification and certification society based in Norway and Germany....

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Yokohama Rubber Plant in Philippines Resumes Partial Operation After Fire Damage

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has announced that Yokohama Tire Philippines (YTPI) partially resumed tire production after it had been halted due to a fire that occurred on May 14. Production began on May 20 outside of the affected area. The building occupies 205,000 square meters of a site totaling 452,000 square meters. The fire affected the northeast area of...

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Yokohama Rubber to Sell Revamped Flat Tire Repair Kit

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has announced that the Airlock One, a new version of the company’s Airlock emergency flat tire repair kit, will launch on June 1. While the Airlock One’s predecessor was offered as a two-piece type, which required a connection between the emergency repair liquid bottle and a compressor to fill tires with repair liquid and air,...

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