The plan emphasizes tire-emission research, circular end-of-life tire management and enhanced sustainability assessments.
The two longtime industry executives were awarded for their efforts during the 2023 Tire Industry Honors Program during SEMA.
Dunlop Tires is investing $88.7 million in its Ladysmith, South Africa plant to increase production capacity.
Price changes may vary across specific products, channels and countries for Falken passenger, light truck and medium truck tires.
Sumitomo Rubber North America announced it will raise Falken product prices by 7%.
In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, presented by AAPEX, SRNA’s Rick Brennan talks Falken’s new products, investments in manufacturing and what’s in store for 2023.
Matt Leeper has joined Tire Distributors of Georgia (TDG) as its vice president of sales and vendor relations.
Rob Montasser has accepted the position of vice president of replacement sales, said Sumitomo Rubber North America (SRNA).
Sumitomo Rubber North America (SRNA) has named Maru Trevizo as its director of human resources, overseeing both Falken Tires and Dunlop Motorcycle Tires. Both tire brands are subsidiaries of Sumitomo Rubber and are manufacturers of high-performance tires for cars, trucks, SUVs and motorcycles. Trevizo will assume her duties immediately. Trevizo comes to SRNA with more
Dexterity has partnered with Sumitomo Corporation to deploy 1,500 Dexterity-powered robots in warehouses across Japan. The Sumitomo Corporation signed an exclusive distributorship agreement in Japan with Dexterity to push into the Robots as a Service (RaaS) business. Using Dexterity’s SaaS-based robotic intelligence platform will provide customers with full-task robots, the companies say. According to Dexterity,
Sumitomo Rubber USA (Sumitomo) announced it is recalling 5,814 Falken Pro G5 CSV tires. An inadequate sulfur level in the tread base compound prevented proper curing of the tread base rubber which the manufacturer says may lead to the tread separating from the tire, causing vehicle instability – increasing the risk of a crash. See
Falken Tires has launched multiple sizes for the commercial van segment in both Wildpeak H/T02 and A/T3W. Two sizes in the Wildpeak H/T02 – 235/65R16C and 225/75R16C – with the same sizes in Wildpeak A/T3W – will become available for Ford Transit and Ram ProMaster van fitments beginning in August. In addition, coming in 2023