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Yokohama Rubber to Supply Advan Racing Tires at 64th Macau Grand Prix

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) will provide Advan racing tires for vehicles competing in China’s 64th Macau Grand Prix, a four-day event running from Nov. 16–19. Yokohama Rubber supplied tires for the race for 33 straight years until 2015. After a one-year hiatus, this will be the Japanese tire manufacturer’s 34th year of providing racers with their tires in Macau....

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Japan’s Top 100 Rubber Companies Total Around 4 Trillion Yen in Sales for 2016

Japan Rubber Weekly recently conducted a study of the top 100 companies in Japan’s rubber industry, analyzing their business performance for fiscal 2016. Of these 100 companies, 48 posted a year-on-year revenue increase. Seven companies managed a double-digit increase to revenue, including NOK Elastomers Processing Co. Ltd., which ranked 42nd out of the 100 companies with an 11.9 percent increase,...

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Yokohama Rubber Begins Delivery of Geolandar Tires for New Jeep Compass

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) announced on Aug. 31 that it has begun supplying its Geolandar G055 tires to FCA US LLC for use as original equipment (OE) in the automaker’s new Jeep Compass. The model went on sale in North America this June. Developed using Yokohama Rubber’s advanced BluEarth tire technology, the Geolandar G055 SUV tire’s utility performance allows...

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Yokohama Rubber President Discloses Details on Fire Damage at Philippine Factory

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.’s (TYO:5101) President Masataka Yamaishi recently disclosed details regarding the fire that occurred at the company’s main overseas factory in the Philippines. According to Yamaishi, the fire started at around 3 p.m. local time on May 14 and was put out around 11 p.m. It affected approximately 17,400 square meters in the northeast area of the east...

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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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