October 13, 2014 - Industry News
Takaharu Fushimi was named the new CEO for Yokohama Corporation of North America, his second assignment in the U.S. for the Japanese tire company
Tags: Yokohama Tire Corp., People, Yokohama Rubber Co., CEO
March 24, 2014 - Industry News
Yokohama Tire Corp. has promoted Dan Funkhouser to director of commercial dealer business, responsible for all commercial dealer and associated national account business.
Tags: Yokohama, Leadership, Tires, Yokohama Tire Corp., People
December 2, 2013 - Industry News
Yokohama Rubber and Kumho Tire signed a memorandum of understanding on Nov. 29 to start discussions of technology exchanges and a capital alliance premised on cross-shareholdings.
Tags: Kumho Tire U.S.A., Tires, Yokohama Tire Corp.
September 23, 2013 - Industry News
Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, a manufacturing subsidiary of Yokohama Tire Corp., officially broke ground on its new commercial truck tire manufacturing plant in West Point, Miss., which is slated to begin operations in October 2015.
Tags: Tires, Yokohama Tire Corp., Expansion, Mississippi
May 2, 2013 - Industry News
Yokohama Tire Corp. signed an agreement to build a commercial truck tire plant in West Point, Miss.
The facility, which is expected to produce one million tires starting in 2015, will have an initial capital investment of $300 million and potential plant expansions could reach up to four times the original employment and investment levels.
Tags: Yokohama Tire Corp., Expansion
April 1, 2013 - Industry News
For more than 20 years, Dan King has been helping develop and implement consumer and commercial tire sales strategies for Yokohama Tire Corp.. That will end on April 6 when he joins Tire’s Warehouse Inc., a large tire wholesaler based in Corona, Calif.
Tags: Leadership, Yokohama Tire Corp., YRC
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