We at the Sumitomo Rubber Group are making active use of our own cutting-edge rubber technologies throughout our Tire Business, our Sports Business and our Industrial Products Business while continuously striving to achieve the stated goals of our Long-Term Vision: to "Become a True Global Player with Both High Profits and Rapid Growth" and to "Pursue Increased Value for All Stakeholders and Greater Happiness for All Employees." Moving forward, we are committed to building a solid foundation of competitive strength and responsiveness to change so that we may ensure lasting profitability for the future. Toward this end, we will continue working to reinforce our corporate structure and enhance the value of our brands through concerted groupwide efforts backed by the research and development, manufacturing and sales infrastructure that we have built up on a global scale.
The Sumitomo Rubber Group looks forward to and greatly appreciates your continued support, cooperation and feedback.
President and CEO, Representative Director
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.