ERJ staff report (TB)
Kobe, Japan — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (SRI) is building a $56 million tyre technical center at its Kobe headquarters as part of its 100th anniversary celebration this year.
The 8000-m2. facility will replace a smaller centre when it opens later this summer. It will be powered by â€œclean energyâ€ generated by wind power, solar power and biomass that can help reduce CO2 emissions, SRI said, as well as a rooftop garden and other amenities to improve the working atmosphere.
Sumitomo said the upgraded…