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Company Overview of Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Ltd.

Company Overview

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

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Director of Finance & Technology Systems and Director
Head of International Business and Member of Executive Committee
Head of Production and Member of Executive Committee
Director of Technical Services and Executive Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Ltd. Key Developments

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa Invests ZAR 2 Billion to Expand Dunlop SA Plant

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) is investing ZAR 2 billion to upgrade and expand its Dunlop tyre manufacturing plant at Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal province. The investment is a catalyst for both socio-economic and technological advancement in South Africa. The direct job creation impact and employment spinoffs as a result of the completion of Phase One, are already being realized. The first of nearly 120 new employees needed over the next few years, have already been recruited. Phase Two will attract a further 300 new employees. This will increase the employment of the plant to more than 1,200 employees on completion of the second investment phase.

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