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Toyo Tires setting up European R&D centre

Toyo Tires setting up European R&D centre

8th August 2019 | 0 Comments

In just a few months’ time, Toyo Tire Corporation will begin research and development work at a new site in Europe. The tyre maker is setting up an R&D centre in Willich, Germany to support its future factory in Serbia, and intends to start operations there in the autumn. Having a local R&D presence in the vicinity of vehicle manufacturers and related companies will, says Toyo, be beneficial in terms of the quality and freshness of the information gained.

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Toyo Tires adjusting management team to facilitate Europe tyre plant project

31st July 2019 | 0 Comments

Yukio Hasegawa has been named the new president of Toyo Tire Corporation’s subsidiary in Russia, effective tomorrow. He succeeds Kenta Kuribayashi in this role. Kuribayashi remains chief executive officer of the Toyo Tire RUS LLC operation (and president of Toyo Tire Europe GmbH) and will additionally, as of tomorrow, become the Russian subsidiary’s chairman.

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Toyo Tires to tweak organisational structure

3rd June 2019 | 0 Comments

A number of organisational changes are set to take place at Toyo Tire Corporation on 15 June. A new unit, the Corporate Strategy Division, will be created. Toyo says this division, which will report directly to president Takashi Shimizu, is being created to give the company greater flexibility to accomplish its growth strategy.

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Shigeno appointed Toyo Tires’ UK president

22nd February 2019 | 0 Comments

As of 1 April, Teppei Shigeno will become president of Toyo Tyre (UK) Ltd. He will take over from Nobuo Yoshida, who has been president of Toyo Tire Corporation’s UK subsidiary since 1 April 2018. Shigeno currently holds a position at Toyo Tyre Sales and Marketing Malaysia.

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Toyo Tire shareholders approve change of company name

3rd April 2018 | 0 Comments

Shareholders of Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. approved the official change of company name to Toyo Tire Corporation at the company’s 102nd General Meeting of Shareholders on 29 March. The change of company name will take effect on 1 January 2019.

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Toyo Tire & Rubber to adopt new trade name

19th February 2018 | 0 Comments

A resolution was passed at Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.’s Board of Directors meeting on 15 February to change the company’s trade name to Toyo Tire Corporation. This new name will be adopted as of 1 January 2019, provided that a proposed partial amendment to the firm’s Articles of Incorporation is approved at the Toyo general meeting of shareholders on 29 March.

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