Press Release

Dec. 17, 2014

Toyo Tires to Celebrate 70th Anniversary in August 2015

Osaka, Japan – 17 December, 2014 - On August 1, 2015, Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Osaka; Takuji Yamamoto, president) will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the company’s founding.

Toyo Tires was born in August 1945 with the hopes of a new generation just prior to the announcement of the end of World War Two. Today, the company develops and manufactures a wide range of products rooted in its proprietary technology, including automobile tires as its core product as well as anti-vibration rubber for automobiles, urethane products and industrial-use rubber products. Toyo Tires conducts business in over 100 countries and regions.
We are deeply grateful to the countless customers and affiliates whose support has made it possible for our company to sustain and grow our business for 70 years.

*Please see “Roots of Toyo Tires” on our website for the history of the company since its founding. (

【left】70th Anniversary Logo
【right】 conceptual drawing of new company headquarters(Front left) existing Tire Technical Center(back right)

【70th Anniversary Logo】
For this occasion, we have designed a 70th anniversary logo. The “7” represents “an arrow stretching toward rapid future growth” and the “0” symbolizes “connected teamwork.” We plan on using this logo in our calendars, advertising material and various other applications in order to convey our appreciation as Toyo Tires approaches its 70th anniversary.

【Construction of and Relocation to New Head Office Building】
In conjunction with our 70th anniversary, Toyo Tires is building a new headquarters in Itami City, Hyogo Prefecture, and will relocate to the new premises in August 2015. In order to reinforce the global growth of our strategic businesses and create more agile management through speedier decision making, Toyo Tires is centralizing its management functions and boosting its internal mobility and sense of unity in our quest for sustained, innovative growth.



Toyo Tire Corporation
Corporate Communications Dept.
Hyogo Head office Telephone: +81-72-789-9100 Facsimile: +81-72-773-3272
Tokyo office Telephone: +81-3-5780-8158 Facsimile: +81-3-5780-8159