Company Name Officially Changed to “Toyo Tire Corporation”
TOYO TIRE & RUBBER CO., LTD. (HQ: Itami, Hyogo Prefecture, President & CEO: Takashi Shimizu) held the 102nd General Meeting of Shareholders at the end of March, where a “Partial Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation (Change of Trade Name)” – which was the second resolution to be discussed at the meeting – was approved. Accordingly, TOYO TIRE & RUBBER CO., LTD. has announced that the company name will be changed to “Toyo Tire Corporation” as of January 1, 2019.
TOYO TIRE & RUBBER CO., LTD. was born through the merger of “Toyo Rubber Industrial” and “Hirano Rubber Manufacturing” in August 1945. Following 70 years of business, the company is now aiming to expand the scope of the business globally and raise the brand status.