Yokohama at a Glance
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., is a leading manufacturer in the global tire industry. In addition, the company applies original strengths in rubber polymer technology in successful lines of diversified business, including high-pressure hoses, sealants and adhesives, other industrial products, aircraft products, and golf products. A commitment to anticipating and satisfying customer needs has steered Yokohama since the company’s establishment in 1917.
Tires for passenger cars and light trucks, for trucks and buses, and for construction and mining equipment, industrial vehicles, and other applications; aluminum alloy wheels and other peripheral products
A focus on environmentally friendly tires
Yokohama’s DNA line of fuel-saving tires anchors the company’s product portfolio in Japan. DNA tires contribute to fuel economy—and to minimizing the output of carbon dioxide—while providing superior performance in regard to the fundamental criteria of handling and comfort. Recent progress in extending DNA tires’ useful life has further increased their environmental benefits.
Global scope in high-performance tires
We began marketing our high-performance ADVAN tires worldwide in 2005 as a global brand for raising our market profile. ADVAN tires feature state-of-the-art advances in maximizing every aspect of tire value. They are a true showcase of Yokohama’s leadership in tire technology.
Multiple Business Group
Hoses, sealants and adhesives, conveyor belts, anti-seismic products, marine hoses, pneumatic marine fenders, aircraft products, golf products
Japan’s market leader in high-pressure hoses and in construction and automotive sealants
Yokohama asserts unmatched strengths in high-pressure hoses for off-the-road equipment, in sealants for buildings, and in windshield sealants for automobiles.
A world leader in marine hoses and marine fenders
The company is the world’s largest supplier of pneumatic fenders for protecting ship hulls. It is also a leading supplier of marine hoses for loading and unloading crude oil.
Lightweight, high-strength aircraft products
Yokohama supplies lavatory modules for the Boeing 737 airliner and drinking-water and wastewater tanks for the Airbus A380. Underlying the competitiveness of Yokohama’s aircraft products are the company’s unique strengths in fabricating lightweight, high-strength items from fiber-reinforced plastic.