ERJ staff report (DS)
Tokyo, Japan -- Yokohama has published its annual report for the Year ended March 31, 2011. As the theme throughout the report, the company has taken its succesful electric car partnership on the Pikes Peak run on 26 June this year.
in the report, Yokohama said, "Our chief emphases in our tyre business are on
deploying environmentally friendly products globally,
winning factory fitments on a global cast of vehicle
models, strengthening our position further in the
Russian market, expanding production capacity, and
integrating our operations locally in each principal
region. We marked important progress in regard to
each of those emphases in the past fiscal year."
it adds, "In diversified products, our business spans industrial
products and other products, mainly aircraft products
and golf equipment. Our chief emphases in industrial
products are on deploying products globally in growth
sectors and on developing business in new product
sectors, especially in regard to environmental
The comapny intends to expand capacity for tyres, "Our most pressing task in regard to achieving further
growth is to expand our production capacity in tyres.
Global demand for tyres is clearly trending upward, and
we're expanding capacity at tyre plants in the
Philippines, China, the United States, and Japan."
In the Philippines, Yokohama said, "By 2017, we will expand that plant's annual
production capacity to 17 million tyres-a 2.4-fold
increase over its present capacity."
For India, Yokohama said, "We've got
the land to build a plant in India when the time is right,
and we're also keeping an eye on market trends in Brazil."
Iin tyres, the company makes tyres 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.
In industrial products the company makes High-pressure hoses, sealants and adhesives,
conveyor belts, antiseismic products, marine hoses,
pneumatic marine fenders
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