Yokohama Rubber Company


Yokohama Rubber Company is the seventh largest tire manufacturer in the world.

In 1969 Yokohama Tire Corporation was established in the  U.S. and now has over 4500 points of sale in the country.

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Some highlights:

  • 1969 The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. opens  first facility in Montebello, CA.

  • 1972 G.T. Special Products offered in the U.S.

  • 1986 moved to Fullerton, CA.

  • 1988 Yokohama enters into a heavy truck tire manufacturing joint venture with General Tire and Toyo Tire. The company, GTY Tire, is located in Mt. Vernon, IL.

  • 1989 Yokohama acquires the Mohawk Rubber Company. and merges in 1992.

  • New plant begins production in Salem, VA. This plant produces 70% of the passenger tires Yokohama sells in the U.S.

  • 1994 Racing slicks win IMSA endurance events:

    • Rolex 24 at Daytona

    • Contact 12 Hours of Sebring

    • 24 Hours of Le Mans, GTS Class win

Corporate Information:

Yokohama Tire Corporation
601 S. Acacia Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92831

Yokohama Rubber Co.
36-11, Shimbashi 5-chrome, Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-8685, Japan

Yokohama Tire (Canada) Inc.
#500, 9325 200th Street
Langley, BC V1M 3A7
Attn: Yokohama Tire (Canada) Online

1 800 810 YOKO (9656)
Sales 1-888-YOKOTEL (965-6835)


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