Established as a single company in Japan in 1917, the Yokohama Rubber Company is the 7th largest tire manufacturer in the world with 120 companies and more than 20,000 employees. Yokohama is at the cutting edge of tire technology, manufacturing tires for almost every aspect of the automotive industry.
From the time the company was launched, it has focused on the development of environmentally friendly products in all of their operations, earning them the reputation as a top level environmentally contributing company. The tires that the company manufactures are especially designed to achieve consistently high fuel efficiency to curb wanton wastage.
To keep up with the global demand, in recent years the company has started expanding its operations and has set up tire plants in several countries including Brazil, Thailand, Russia, China and India.