March 29, 2022

Groundbreaking Ceremony

We are very excited to be expanding our plant! A groundbreaking ceremony for our $129 million plant expansion took place on March 29th.  

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January 18, 2022

Sumitomo Rubber Group Achieves Shift to 100% Renewable Energy to Meet the Electric Power Needs of Tire Factories in China

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that, as part of our ongoing efforts to contribute to the realization of a carbon-free society, the Sumitomo Rubber Group’s two tiremore factories in the People’s Republic of China (Changshu Factory and Hunan Factory) completed the transition to purchasing 100% of their electric power from renewable energy sources in January of 2022.In addition, with further plans to install solar power generators from the second half of the year, these two factories are now slated to reduce their total annual (2022) CO2 emissions from tire manufacturing processes by an estimated 70% compared to their 2021 emissions levels.

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January 5, 2022

DUNLOP “SP SPORT MAXX GT600A” Selected as Factory Standard Tires for the New SUBARU “WRX S4”

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that our high-performance DUNLOP “SP SPORT MAXX GT600A” tires have been selected as factory standard tires for the latestmore “WRX S4,” which SUBARU just unveiled last November.

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November 25, 2021

FALKEN “ZIEX ZE310A ECORUN” Selected as Factory Standard Tires for Audi A3

Falken Tyre Europe GmbH, Sumitomo Rubber Group's European sales company is pleased to announce that we have begun supplying FALKEN “ZIEX ZE310A ECORUN” tires to Audimore A3.

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November 18, 2021

DUNLOP “SP SPORT MAXX GT600 DSST” High-Performance Run-Flat Tires Selected as Factory Standard Tires for 2022 Model NISSAN GT-R & NISSAN GT-R NISMO

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.  is pleased to announce that we have begun supplying our high-performance DUNLOP “SP SPORT MAXX GT600 DSST” run-flat tires to Nissan Motormore Corporation for use as factory standard tires on their 2022 Model “NISSAN GT-R” and “NISSAN GT-R NISMO,” both of which went on sale this October.

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November 11, 2021

FALKEN “ZIEX ZE310A ECORUN” Selected as Factory Standard Tires for SEAT LEON

Falken Tyre Europe GmbH, Sumitomo Rubber Group's European sales company is pleased to announce that we have begun supplying FALKEN “ZIEX ZE310A ECORUN” tires to SEATmore LEON. 

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August 5, 2021

Sumitomo Rubber Establishes Long-Term Sustainability Policy: “Driving Our Future Challenge 2050”

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that we have recently established a new Long-Term Sustainability Policy: “Driving Our Future Challenge 2050.” Taking its name frommore the Slogan of Our Philosophy: “Rubber and Beyond, Driving Our Future,” this new policy reflects our strong commitment to working to create a brighter future for all as espoused in our new corporate philosophy framework.

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July 21, 2021

FALKEN EUROALL SEASON AS210 Released in Germany as First Tire to Feature CORESEAL Technology for the Prevention of Air Leaks

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that our European tire sales subsidiary (Falken Tyre Europe GmbH) has released to market the first tire to feature our proprietarymore CORESEAL*1 sealant tire technology, which prevents air leakage caused by damage to the tread of a tire. Our FALKEN EUROALL SEASON AS210 is now available in Germany.

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July 16, 2021

Factory fit for FALKEN on the AUDI A3 Plug-in-Hybrid

Low rolling resistance, optimum traction on all surfaces as well as the ability to bear high loads are the specialist tire requirements for today’s electric and hybrid vehicles. Falken Tyremore Europe GmbH, Sumitomo Rubber Group's European sales company is pleased to announce that, FALKEN have begun supporting vehicle manufacturers to satisfy these demands with the latest example being the fitment of ZIEX ZE310A ECORUN (205/55R16 94V XL) in Ingolstadt, where the successful AUDI A3 TFSI e hybrid is being manufactured.

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