The Yokohama Rubber Company Limited manufactures rubber products, including vehicle tires and other rubber products. The company offers its products to its customers in automobiles, civil engineering, construction, marine engineering, aircraft components, and sports industries. The company’s major subsidiaries include: Yokohama Tire Corporation; Yokohama Tire (Canada), Inc.; Yokohama Tyre Australia Pty., Ltd.; Yokohama Europe GmbH; Yokohama Tire Philippines, Inc.; Yokohama Tyre Vietnam Company; Hangzhou Yokohama Tire Co., Ltd.; Yokohama Tire Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd.; Yokohama Rubber (Thailand) Co., Ltd.; YH America, Inc.; SAS Rubber Company; and Yokohama Aerospace America, Inc. The company principally markets its products in Austria, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, Brazil, Japan, and other parts of Asia. The company operates its business in two groups: Tires and Multiple Business (MB). TIRE GROUP Products The major products offered by the company through its tire group include: tires for passenger cars, trucks and buses, light trucks, mining and construction equipment, industrial vehicles and aircraft, and aluminum alloy wheels. The company engages in the manufacture and marketing of tire in Japan through 141 sales subsidiaries, including Yokohama Tire Tokyo Hanbai Co., Ltd. Overseas, the company’s tires are produced and sold in the United States by Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC), and in Asia by Yokohama Tire Philippines; Yokohama Tyre Vietnam Company; and Hangzhou Yokohama Tire. In addition, GTY Tire, a joint venture with Continental and Toyo Tire & Rubber, handles a portion of the company’s U.S. manufacturing. In Europe, the company maintains eight sales subsidiaries, including Yokohama Reifen GmbH in Germany and Yokohama HPT Ltd. in the United Kingdom. MB GROUP The company divides its Multiple-Business operations into four fields. The company for the Special Industrial Products, the company plays a key role in the marine, civil engineering, anti-seismic and other fields. In the HAMATITE and Other Construction Products field the company has taken a major position in construction through its lineup of HAMATITE materials, used to seal, bond, surface, waterproof, quakeproof, protect against temperature change. In the Hose and Other Materials Products field the company offers products for use in industries, such as mining, power generation, construction, machine tools, transportation and electronics. In the Aerospace Products field the company’s rubber products are incorporated in aircraft and rockets. Products The major products offered by the company through its MB group include: hoses, marine hoses, conveyor belts, sealants, adhesives, antiseismic rubber bearings for bridges and buildings, golf products, aircraft components, and other products. In Japan, the company manufactures industrial products at Yokohama and YOKOHAMA HYDEX. Yokohamagomu Multiple Business East Co., Ltd., YOKOHAMA HYDEX, and eight other sales subsidiaries market these products. In the United States, SAS Rubber Company and YH America, Inc., handle manufacturing and sales. The company makes golf products that PRGR Co., Ltd., sells in Japan and Asia. It also manufactures aircraft components in Japan for marketing on a global scale. The company markets sealants, adhesives and coatings under the HAMATITE brand. Significant Events The company has signed an agreement with Itochu Corp. to jointly establish a new company, Yokohama RPZ, to manufacture and sell tires in Russia. History The Yokohama Rubber Company, Limited was established in 1917.
yokohama rubber co ltd (5101:Tokyo)
36-11, Shimbashi 5-chome
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