Yokohama Philippines plant shut after fire in warehouse

Clark Freeport, The Philippines – Yokohama Tire Philippines Inc. (YTPI) has cancelled work for more than 2,000 workers to investigate a fire that broke out in its Phase 3 warehouse on 14 May, according to local press reports.

It is unclear when the plant, which is Yokohama’s biggest factory outside Japan, will resume work, The Inquirer quoted YTPI vice president for administration Angelina Casasola as saying.

The fire, according to the official, destroyed newly made tires meant for export.

The cost of damage is still being determined, the report…

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