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June 02, 2015 5:57 AM ET

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Company Overview of Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Limited

Company Overview

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Limited manufactures and supplies tires for motoring applications in South Africa and internationally. The company offers tires in passenger, SUV/4x4, and light truck applications, as well as truck-bus tires. It sells its products through a network of dealers. Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Limited was formerly known as Apollo Tyres South Africa (Pty) Limited and changed its name to Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Limited in January 2014. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Durban, South Africa. As of December 2, 2013, Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Limited operates as a subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.

The Old Factory Building

Lion Match Office Park

892 Umgeni Road

Durban,  4001

South Africa

Founded in 1997


27 31 242 1111


27 31 242 1366

Key Executives for Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Limited

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee
Head of Finance & Information Technology Systems
Head of Technical Services & Quality, Member of Executive Committee and Executive Director
Head of Human Resources and Member of Executive Committee
Head of International Business and Member of Executive Committee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Limited Key Developments

Apollo Tyres South Africa (Pty) Limited Reports Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 2013

Apollo Tyres South Africa (Pty) Limited reported earnings results for the first quarter ended June 2013. The sales for the quarter were INR 3.9 billion, up 13% over the same period last year, though the currency's effect were down the growth rate in terms of rupee. But in terms of the local currency, the sales were up 13%. And driven by this strong growth in top line and the raw material impact, the EBITDA margin improved to 7.7%, even taking the net profit for the South Africa operations at 2%.

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